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February 6, 2019
Citing lack of standing, a federal judge throws out a lawsuit arguing that the American Studies Association breached its contract with members and wasted funds in endorsing the boycott of Israeli universities.

February 5, 2019
Colleges and universities in Virginia and elsewhere, struggling with histories tied to slavery and the Confederacy, are forced by the scandal involving the governor's yearbook to consider the spewing of hatred in contemporary times.

February 5, 2019
Recent controversy over email from Duke professor about Chinese students speaking Chinese in lounges reflects larger tensions in academe, experts say.

February 5, 2019
A college is accused of making it nearly impossible for students to opt out of a program that automatically bills them for textbooks -- a potential breach of government regulations.

February 5, 2019
Senator Lamar Alexander, chairman of the Senate education committee, identifies familiar set of priorities in reiterating his desire to overhaul the Higher Education Act before he retires. But serious differences with Democratic lawmakers loom.

February 5, 2019
Bucknell University: Madeleine K. Albright, former U.S. secretary of state. Norwich University: Alex Kershaw, the author.

February 4, 2019
But college will enroll those who were admitted early decision or were admitted a year ago and deferred enrolling.

February 4, 2019
U of Georgia Ph.D. candidate in philosophy says he's under investigation for his comments about race -- now that donors are involved in the debate.

February 4, 2019
New efforts on campus focus on ways to capture what students learn outside class -- and how to communicate it to employers.

February 4, 2019
Hampton University alumni object to honor for the late president, noting his link to Reagan administration and the Willie Horton ad.

February 4, 2019
At Council of Christian Colleges and Universities, presidents of evangelical, Roman Catholic, Muslim and Jewish institutions share the stage.

February 1, 2019
Professor is suspended for using the N-word in class. He was discussing language in a James Baldwin essay. Given the slur's potential to throw learning off course, is it ever worth using in the classroom -- if it ever was?

February 1, 2019
Association is accused of trying to silence an African American librarian who complained about hostile comments directed at her during the association’s midwinter meeting.

February 1, 2019
Association finds former tutor completed classwork -- and full online courses -- for 12 athletes, but without university's encouragement or detection. Missouri vows to appeal "harsh and inconsistent" decision.

February 1, 2019
Sector would get an enrollment boost if Congress were to drop a 90 percent cap on revenue from federal sources, according to a new Brookings Institution analysis.

February 1, 2019
With Democrats in charge of the House education committee, supporters of a student-level data system hope to see progress in Congress on transparency for college outcomes.

February 1, 2019
Boise State University is starting a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering. Hartwick College is starting its first master's degree, in translational biomedical research management.

January 31, 2019
Returns fell by a third in 2018 but were still positive, according to survey. Questions rise over how wealthy and poor institutions are spending diverging gains. Plus list of the largest endowments.

January 31, 2019
Higher ed lobby says new regulations governing campus handling of sexual misconduct complaints would create a quasi-legal system that would burden colleges and infringe on the rights of students.

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