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June 21, 2016
Plymouth State plans to replace them with clusters. Restructuring and layoffs have professors scratching their heads.

June 21, 2016
New book urges colleges to exercise not-so-common sense when it comes to optimizing the undergraduate experience and otherwise striving toward institutional excellence.

June 21, 2016
USA Swimming recently banned a former Stanford University swimmer convicted of sexual assault. A petition signed by 130,000 people urges the National Collegiate Athletic Association to adopt a similar stance.

June 21, 2016
Researchers say the real test of a state student aid program may not be enrollment alone, but graduate school, lifetime income and more.

June 20, 2016
Kentucky governor's dismissal of most trustees and the president's resignation, designed to end university's governance logjam, could create a new set of problems.

June 20, 2016
AAUP votes to censure two institutions for alleged violations of academic freedom and calls out two more -- including U of Iowa over presidential search -- for abandoning shared governance.

June 20, 2016
AAUP sessions center on faculty members' role and responsibilities regarding classroom conversations about race.

June 20, 2016
City University of New York is considering a new policy that it says will protect academic freedom, but some fear it could be used to squelch dissent.

June 20, 2016
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools has put four small private colleges and one community college on notice, mostly due to financial problems.

June 20, 2016
Washington State U provost helps to raise money for a bee research center by growing a beard … of bees.

June 17, 2016
Saying victims are to blame, at least in part, for their sexual assaults is a legal tactic used by many colleges accused of negligence.

June 17, 2016
To receive portions of the money allocated to them in the new state budget, California's public universities will need to admit more in-state students.

June 17, 2016
At AAUP conference, faculty and staff members from the U of Mississippi describe how the campus is moving beyond its past.

June 17, 2016
As more companies expand tuition assistance benefits, Amazon says its model -- which focuses on "high-demand" fields -- is the one they should follow.

June 17, 2016
Author discusses his new book on the evolution of Middle East studies in specific and area studies more broadly.

June 16, 2016
Education Department staff proposes termination for ACICS, threatening access to federal aid for the 243 institutions -- many of them for-profit -- the national accreditor oversees. Updated with reactions.

June 16, 2016
Wayne State University drops what has been part of its general-education program for all students, raising the question of which fields are needed by all undergraduates.

June 16, 2016
New study on compensation for leaders of state colleges and universities finds costs for bonuses and other expensive benefits are growing.

June 16, 2016
For-profit institutions that cater to service members see chance to connect with students in Senate-passed provision expanding access on military bases.

June 16, 2016
Poll of faculty members and administrators in British higher education finds they want their country to remain in E.U.

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