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June 23, 2017
On same day Atlanta newspaper exposes decades KKK influence on the culture and activities of Wesleyan College, the women's institution publicly apologizes and acknowledges its past for first time.

June 23, 2017
A group of private liberal arts colleges reassesses its mission and decides to change its focus.

June 23, 2017
Education Department offers glimpse at its efforts to ease burden of federal rules and asks for suggestions of which to end.

June 23, 2017
Decision by the American Society for Microbiology to scale back number of small conferences highlights pressures on the economics of scholarly gatherings.

June 23, 2017
Melody Blake, visiting assistant professor of psychology at Wesleyan College, in Georgia, has been promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs there. Marc C. Conner, interim provost and the Jo M. and James M. Ballengee Professor of English at Washington & Lee University, in Virginia, has been named to the provost job on a permanent basis.

June 22, 2017
Native American walkout from the University of Wyoming’s production of The Fantasticks illustrates challenges facing college drama.

June 22, 2017
First-ever national survey of postdocs who are parents reveals a lack of access to paid parental leave, pressures to return to work early and extra stressors for parents of color.

June 22, 2017
Three major textbook publishers sue the bookstore provider Follett, alleging failure to stop selling pirated versions of their books.

June 22, 2017
Two more professors -- one at Trinity of Connecticut and one at Syracuse -- find themselves the target of physical threats and harassment.

June 22, 2017
Controversial effort sorts universities into gold, silver and bronze. Some prestigious institutions didn’t get gold.

June 21, 2017
Essex County College allegedly suspends a communications adjunct for comments about race on Fox News, but she’s fighting back with the tools of her trade.

June 21, 2017
Bill Cosby’s lawyers argued in his recent sexual assault case that he had a consensual relationship with a Temple University employee while he was a trustee -- but experts say that still crosses a line.

June 21, 2017
At meeting of federal advisory panel, some members push accreditors to set “bright lines” for colleges’ performance, while others caution against oversimplification.

June 21, 2017
George Pruitt, retiring after 35 years as president of Thomas Edison State University, surveys the landscape.

June 20, 2017
Colleges and universities turn to experienced presidents in times of pressure, curtailing gains in diversity, study finds.

June 20, 2017
Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide is ousted from center directorship and resigns faculty job at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct.

June 20, 2017
Claude Pressnell, apparent choice as assistant secretary for postsecondary education, removes himself from consideration, further stalling efforts to fill leadership ranks at the Education Department.

June 20, 2017
News that Oregon State’s top pitcher was a sex offender startled the community and prompted questions: How closely should institutions monitor sexual assault convictions by their athletes?

June 20, 2017
College of Saint Rose is starting a master’s program in business analytics. Guilford College is starting an undergraduate major in public health.

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