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October 4, 2017
Rural community colleges grapple with non-academic barriers that hinder their students from staying and completing. 

October 3, 2017
Mass shooting in Las Vegas is latest incident to raise question of why federal agencies avoid studies that might illuminate policy.

October 3, 2017
Do explosive corruption charges involving the basketball programs at six universities make it harder to ignore the possibility that the problems are systemic? University presidents weigh in.

October 3, 2017
Book documents how foreign and domestic intelligence agencies use -- and perhaps exploit -- higher education and academe for spy operations.

October 3, 2017
At many medical schools, new or renovated libraries have few books. Librarians are divided on the trend.

October 3, 2017
Bentley University president discusses her new book on preparing students for success.

October 3, 2017
Cedarville University is starting an undergraduate major in civil engineering. Dartmouth College is starting a master's in health data science.

October 2, 2017
Hopkins eliminates major. Faculty members say Russia’s growing role in the world makes this a terrible time to do so.

October 2, 2017
Former NCAA investigators and other experts aren’t sure whether the association might shut down the men’s basketball program, currently caught up in a federal probe, which could “destroy” it.

October 2, 2017
AAU wanted to improve science education beyond an instructor-by-instructor basis. Five years on, a major initiative piloted on eight campuses seems to be working.

October 2, 2017
Band members from Cornell and Brown take a knee, as do football players at the University of New Mexico. Off the field, protests continue.

October 2, 2017
Frank Boyd, associate provost at Illinois Wesleyan University, has been selected as vice president of academic affairs and academic dean at Guilford College, in North Carolina.

September 29, 2017
As science and engineering Ph.D. students progress through their programs, many lose interest in academic careers, report finds. Study's authors say findings suggest changes are needed in Ph.D. training.

September 29, 2017
The Department of Education rolls out updated information on its college transparency tool, including a new comparison feature.

September 29, 2017
Senior university leaders in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and elsewhere in the Caribbean discuss the damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which destroyed buildings and displaced students.

September 29, 2017
Professor used historical imagery of a strike being put down violently in criticizing Colorado State’s move to lay off employees. University then blocked him from using his university email account.

September 29, 2017
Health experts are criticizing a new trend in college drinking -- “Jansporting,” where students try to force a drinker to sit upright to avoid choking on vomit.

September 28, 2017
Boston College and UC Riverside share how they quickly hired more faculty members from underrepresented minority groups, without relying on hard numerical targets or costly initiatives.

September 28, 2017
The federal student loan program expires Sept. 30, and it’s unclear if an extension will go through -- despite backing from colleges and bipartisan support.

September 28, 2017
Enrollment at graduate schools is still increasing, but at a slower pace than before. Researchers point to a market correction and declining growth in international students.

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