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August 6, 2015
Texas joins the college completion agenda with new goal for 60 percent of its young adults to have college degrees or certificates by 2030.

August 6, 2015
The Charleston School of Law says it can't afford to pay a tenured professor. But a judge is blocking her termination as her lawsuit works its way through the courts.

August 6, 2015
Article speculates that their landmark work on DNA, if evaluated by today's standards, might not have found a journal.

August 5, 2015
Negotiations to combine colleges are incredibly complex, as two Massachusetts institutions showed after abandoning a union that, while academically beneficial, would have been a financial drain. Here's how they reached that conclusion.

August 5, 2015
College-match discussion should be about typical students and colleges, experts say at conference, not just whether high-performing, low-income students get into elite colleges.

August 5, 2015
American Society for Microbiology shows that a scientific group with relatively few female speakers can change things dramatically in just a few years.

August 5, 2015
Duquesne U. adjuncts are angry over what they see as a thinly-veiled threat not to rehire those colleagues involved in a long-running union drive.

August 5, 2015
Since Australian universities won the right to enroll any students they deemed qualified, the proportion of students failing out has spiked, especially from online programs.

August 4, 2015
Even as free and low-cost textbook initiatives grow, most efforts are still focused on introductory courses. Options are far more limited in upper-level courses, where a single textbook can now cost $400.

August 4, 2015
Getting tenure is never guaranteed. But two American U. professors say they don't know what -- other than their age -- could have counted against them in their recent tenure denials.

August 4, 2015
Louisiana tried to tighten admissions standards by shifting remediation to community colleges. But when enrollment dropped at four-year universities, without increasing at two-year institutions, the state shifted course.

August 4, 2015
Authors discuss new book on high levels of Asian-American achievement in education in which they argue that it's not about culture.

August 4, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Anna Turnage, communication studies Jennifer Venditti-Roadarmel, biological and allied health sciences Lee University Christopher Blake, language and literature Carmen Guerrero, language and literature John Hisey, biology Sacred Heart University

August 3, 2015
While discussing the Higher Education Act, Vanderbilt's chancellor equated cost of compliance to $11,000 per student -- and the message snowballed.

August 3, 2015
Researchers object to powerful lawmaker's bill that would require NSF to stipulate how each award relates to "national interest."

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