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January 11, 2017
Diversity groups question Jeff Sessions’s record -- and some point to comments on race by Betsy DeVos. Senator is questioned on his views on undocumented students and shares laugh with colleague about objections from law professors.

January 11, 2017
Study suggests that number of students taught has relatively little to do with faculty salaries, but that universities act efficiently in allocating resources to teaching and research.

January 11, 2017
Amid enrollment declines, speakers at Modern Language Association discuss shifts in the major, such as a de-emphasis of traditional survey and the addition of more writing-related courses.

January 11, 2017
Some colleges are planning events for students and faculty members who want to be together on Jan. 20, but not to celebrate.

January 11, 2017
Maenette K. P. Ah Nee-Benham, dean of the Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, has been named chancellor of the university's West Oahu campus. Jonathan D. Green, provost and dean of the faculty at Illinois Wesleyan University, has been appointed president of Susquehanna University, in Pennsylvania.

January 10, 2017
Survey finds a quarter of presidents have made decisions on taking or turning down jobs based on spouses' expected role. And study finds that much more remains expected of presidents' wives than presidents' husbands.

January 10, 2017
Professors say even introductory courses should make students think like historians.

January 10, 2017
Hundreds of career-training programs risk losing access to federal student aid funds without improved standing under rule designed to hold institutions accountable for graduates' ability to pay off debt.

January 10, 2017
Amid turn toward nationalism, global educators consider their work.

January 10, 2017
Can faculty members be politically engaged advocates? New book -- Civic Labors: Scholarly Activism and Working-Class Studies -- argues that they can.

January 9, 2017
Study finds positive impact on graduates’ life experiences, including leadership, civic-mindedness … and financial success.

January 9, 2017
Vote by Delegate Assembly was 113-79. Body approves another measure, calling on association to refrain from the boycott.

January 9, 2017
Scholars debate what his election means, whether efforts to band together as a discipline to oppose him were wrong and what the future may hold for their field.

January 9, 2017
Study of economics faculty members finds that men get credit where women do not.

January 9, 2017
Georgetown graduate student who studies migrant labor issues is denied visa to study at university's campus in Qatar, raising academic freedom concerns.

January 9, 2017
The University of Southern California will bring the University of Pennsylvania's Shaun Harper to campus, as well as several of Penn's initiatives, with big plans for a nationwide campus climate survey.

January 6, 2017
Stanford faces criticism for policies requiring a supermajority or unanimous vote when deciding responsibility in sexual misconduct cases. Few other institutions have a similar process.

January 6, 2017
In 2007 the Modern Language Association issued a report calling for major reforms in the teaching of foreign languages. What's happened since?

January 6, 2017
Historians push for more teamwork even as many feel it won’t help them earn tenure.

January 6, 2017
Author discusses his new book on the battles over the discipline and its future.

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