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July 1, 2019
Governor's slashing of state funds has University of Alaska preparing for inevitable cost-cutting measures and faculty fearing declaration of financial exigency could enable dismissal of tenured professors.

July 1, 2019
New IRS guidelines further define which institutions are subject to the tax and what should be included as taxable "investment income" (surprise: dorm rental income).

July 1, 2019
Criminal prosecutions continue in Turkey against signatories of the Academics for Peace petition. Rights groups call the prosecutions a violation of their freedom of expression.

July 1, 2019
A federal appeals court rules that a Purdue University student who allegedly sexually assaulted his ex-girlfriend might have faced biased proceedings, including not being provided evidence against him.

July 1, 2019
Several states have begun to fund efforts to help students with their basic needs amid growing concern about homelessness and hunger on campus.

June 28, 2019
In first debates of Democratic presidential primary, candidates outline contrasting visions on college affordability, student debt.

June 28, 2019
Elizabeth Warren has been criticized and praised for sounding like a professor -- which she is. How will her academic chops influence her presidential run?

June 28, 2019
Coaches of college teams sometimes pressure trainers and other sports medicine staffers over their medical decisions, survey finds, which can put athletes at risk.

June 28, 2019
With borrowers who attended for-profits having waited years on loan relief applications, lawyers this week sued the Education Department to take action on more than 150,000 claims.

June 28, 2019
A signatory to a global pledge not to judge academics on where they publish posts a job ad requiring candidates to have published in a high "impact" journal.

June 27, 2019
West Virginia joins other states in offering free tuition at community colleges. But the new law is unique in asking all students seeking eligibility to pass a drug test.

June 27, 2019
University of California, Davis, is latest institution to adopt a reference check policy in fight against faculty misconduct. 

June 27, 2019
Residents of rural counties typically are much less likely to hold a college degree, new analysis finds, and urban and suburban areas often feature wide attainment gaps across racial lines.

June 27, 2019
White nationalists, mostly non-students, continue to post propaganda on college campuses, despite efforts by colleges to stop them.

June 27, 2019
John Avendano, president and CEO of Kankakee Community College, in Illinois, has been chosen as president of Florida State College at Jacksonville. Michael F. Barry, assistant dean and practitioner in residence at St. Mary's University School of Law, in Texas, has been appointed as president and dean of South Texas College of Law Houston.

June 26, 2019
The NCAA suggests that college athletes in California may not be able to participate in championship games if state passes legislation to allow them to profit off their name, image and likeness.

June 26, 2019
Armed with promising results, CUNY is expanding ASAP and other student success experiments while helping to export them to colleges outside the system.

June 26, 2019
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

June 25, 2019
Critics of both plans say Sanders's proposal for universal debt relief amplifies existing issues with Warren's plan, which includes caps on income for beneficiaries.

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