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November 2, 2016
Princeton general-education proposal would require all students -- even those already proficient in a foreign language -- to study a language other than English. Most of the shrinking number of institutions with requirements let students test out of them.

November 2, 2016
New book argues for change after decades of policies that authors say are strangling public higher education.

November 2, 2016
A list of the referendum votes that matter to colleges and universities: bonds, taxes, governance and more.

November 2, 2016
Suffolk announces new policy in wake of furor over a Latina student's report about how her instructor doubted her vocabulary.

November 1, 2016
A random review finds five of 10 institutions fell short on backing up claims about graduates' job placement success.

November 1, 2016
An NYU professor who used an anonymous Twitter account to criticize the university, trigger warnings, safe spaces and the ‘academic left’ is on paid leave days after his identity was revealed. What happened?

November 1, 2016
Under scrutiny from regulators in Massachusetts, where it hoped to acquire a campus, Amity University focuses its plans for U.S. expansion on just-purchased campus on Long Island.

November 1, 2016
Former Fox News host Greta Van Susteren attacks libraries and other construction projects for driving up student debt. Librarians are not amused.

November 1, 2016
University of Wisconsin says fans’ offensive costumes depicting a lynched President Obama are protected by First Amendment. Black alumni say incident is the latest in “a long pattern of ineffective responses to a growing racially hostile environment.”

October 31, 2016
New analysis points to workplace gaps in nonacademic employment and salaries of those who earn doctorates in humanities vs. those in other fields. Gender gaps apparent as well.

October 31, 2016
Blog post called “Academia, Love Me Back” raises concerns about stereotypes and inclusivity.

October 31, 2016
The Education Department said Friday it would restore Pell Grant eligibility for students whose education was interrupted by the closure of their institutions.

October 31, 2016
Departmental self-study at Columbia College in Chicago raises issues about gender and age of adjuncts, leading to charges of bias.

October 31, 2016
Report from Scholars at Risk analyzes more than 150 instances of attacks on higher education, including campus attacks, targeted killings, prosecutions and violence against student protestors.

October 28, 2016
Campaign contributions from for-profit colleges continue to tilt heavily to Republicans. But the struggling sector's political giving is down since peaking in 2012.

October 28, 2016
Johns Hopkins threatens to close its interdisciplinary Humanities Center, sparking outcry from students and faculty members.

October 28, 2016
Education Department releases regulations to protect student borrowers against fraudulent and abusive institutions. Although rules are aimed at for-profit colleges, critics say they could have repercussions for all colleges.

October 28, 2016
Diversity, collaboration, personalization and professional development are on the IT organization's five-year to-do list. Don't worry -- exhibit hall magicians aren't going away.

October 28, 2016
Colleges are re-examining their student enrollment data to better understand how courses are scheduled in an effort to fix capacity problems.

October 27, 2016
A year after detailed guidance from Yale set off a national debate, many other colleges are still offering detailed advice on how to avoid offensive Halloween costumes.

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