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July 30, 2015
New legislation, backed by Greek lobbyists, aims to change the rules on campus Title IX investigations. Advocates for victims say it would be a step backward.

July 30, 2015
Analysis tracks which countries' academics are mobile internationally.

July 30, 2015
Benjamin Ola. Akande, professor of economics and dean of the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology at Webster University, in Missouri, has been chosen as president of Westminster College, also in Missouri.

July 29, 2015
At a regional university far from Madison politics, administrators and faculty struggle to make huge cuts quickly while preserving what they say has made their campus mean so much to students.

July 29, 2015
Florida SouthWestern's salary decisions raise questions about equity between part-time and full-time faculty.

July 29, 2015
Obama administration confirms its pilot program to offer Pell Grants to some prisoners is coming this Friday, and some Republican opposition is already forming.

July 29, 2015
A professor is speaking out against a Fox News report about months-old tweets that she says prompted a flood of hate mail and unfairly characterized her positions.

July 29, 2015
A study by a Chapman University professor suggests instructors could actually help students by defending their record on RateMyProfessors.com.

July 28, 2015
As the Obama administration reframes its pitch for accountability in higher education, the politics of getting it done remain unchanged.

July 28, 2015
One might assume a full-time faculty member at an elite institution would have his or her medical needs, and those of family members, covered. A Twitter campaign suggests that's not always the case.

July 28, 2015
New Jersey lawmaker wants to require colleges to disclose each year how many students attempt take their own lives, and how many succeed. Mental health experts fear consequences of the idea.

July 28, 2015
New grants from National Endowment for the Humanities aim to encourage books based on humanities research that are accessible to nonscholars.

July 28, 2015
Student advocates use the backdrop of ITT Tech's annual shareholders meeting to protest for-profit colleges' approach to loan debt.

July 28, 2015
Sheila C. Bair, former chair of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, in Washington, has been named president of Washington College, in Maryland. Rick Caulfield, provost at the University of Alaska-Southeast, has been promoted to chancellor there.

July 27, 2015
In major policy speech, Arne Duncan says student debt is only part of higher education's problem, and calls for renewed policy push on student success and return on investment. 

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