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September 2, 2016
Many black students were angered by its depiction of slavery. University says context and other works of art will be added.

September 1, 2016
With ITT Tech headed toward possible collapse, its students begin weighing whether to transfer or to seek to have their federal loans forgiven.

September 1, 2016
Lafayette professor goes on a hunger strike to protest what he sees as irregularities and injustices in his failed tenure bid. He is the latest minority professor to raise questions about fairness of teaching evaluations.

September 1, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill came under fire last week for hiring a volunteer assistant who had been accused of abusing players at the University of Illinois. The NCAA has no rules against coaches mistreating their players. 

September 1, 2016
Do your students suffer from the widespread syndrome of Fear of Meeting One-on-One With My Professor? Arizona State has a cure, pending FDA approval.

September 1, 2016
Ph.D. student, working with Globe theater, explores Elizabethan barbs.  

August 31, 2016
Pizza baron's gift to Wayne State business school draws scrutiny over provisions requiring consulting with donors on certain courses and stipulations on what a dean should be paid.

August 31, 2016
A foreign academic briefly detained in Turkey and fired from his university for alleged links to coup-plotters tells his story. 

August 31, 2016
A "hollow head struggling to make it through a blocky world" helps one Ph.D. student and his many followers cope with graduate school's challenges.

August 31, 2016
The American Bar Association takes a hard line on two law schools' admissions standards amid criticism that the group's accrediting arm is not doing enough to help struggling law-school graduates.

August 31, 2016
This month’s episode of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Tony Orlando, chief executive officer of DubLabs.

August 30, 2016
Faculty member sued -- and lost -- after he was dismissed for research misconduct.  

August 30, 2016
As first academic year since last fall's protests start, many colleges are adding diversity programs to orientation or requiring students to complete online multicultural training.

August 30, 2016
Crop of university 'anti-union' university websites sparks criticism from proponents of graduate assistant unions.

August 30, 2016
Will merger with Georgia State U, a completion rate success story, boost the rock-bottom graduation rates of two-year Georgia Perimeter College?

August 30, 2016
Florida International U explores whether redesigning courses according to best practices actually leads to improvements for faculty members and students.

August 29, 2016
The university's note to new students sets off national debate on safe spaces, trigger warnings and more. Presidents of Bowdoin and Yale, with different tone, urge engagement with uncomfortable ideas.

August 29, 2016
A longtime president's controversial medical leave highlights issues of leaders' age, health and time in charge.

August 29, 2016
The Federal Trade Commission is "marking a line in the sand" with its first lawsuit against publishers that take advantage of scholars wishing to publish in open-access journals.

August 29, 2016
University -- criticized by black students for name of its gardens -- is changing name.

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