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August 24, 2016
Bard College takes (another) ratings downgrade on liquidity concerns. Can leaders keep defying the conventional financial wisdom?

August 24, 2016
Study of tens of thousands of college students finds that those who waited to declare their major were more likely to graduate than those who decided right away.

August 24, 2016
Stanford adopts policy banning large containers of hard alcohol on campus, leading to criticism that such policies do little to protect victims of campus sexual assault.

August 24, 2016
Large gaps remain evident when looking at average scores by racial and ethnic group.

August 23, 2016
Federal labor board overturns ruling that denied collective bargaining rights. On many campuses, grad students vow to organize. Many higher ed leaders and Republicans in Congress criticize ruling.

August 23, 2016
Ruling denies injunction professors sought to block new Texas law.

August 23, 2016
Following a series of troubling incidents at fraternities and sororities, Indiana U adopts rules that allow officials to enter Greek houses when they believe rules are being broken -- even when houses are privately owned.

August 23, 2016
Email from historians' group sparks debate about individual liability insurance offered by professional associations and whether faculty members need this kind of coverage.

August 23, 2016
Federal court ruling on Obama administration guidance on use of school facilities by transgender students could clear the way for a challenge to the Education Department's 2011 letter on campus sexual assault.

August 23, 2016
While many institutions rely on online program management providers, Schreiner University opts for an alternative way of building an online nursing program.

August 23, 2016
New data from the Department of Education show more than 400,000 have submitted a form indicating interest in a new Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.

August 22, 2016
Colleges hire more minority and female professors, but most jobs filled are adjunct, not tenure track, study finds.

August 22, 2016
Study: female academics more likely than male partners to turn down good academic jobs without a good opportunity for male partner -- even when a woman has more stature in academe than her partner does.

August 22, 2016
Graduates of the most selective institutions earn more -- even when controlling for factors that earlier made some doubt such findings -- but maybe not as much more as many think.

August 22, 2016
U.S. Senator Ron Johnson, Republican in a tight re-election battle, says quality documentaries could replace many instructors, and blames tenured professors for preserving the "higher education cartel."

August 22, 2016
Ten colleges earn national award for meaningful, cross-campus efforts to track student learning and use results to improve classroom practices.

August 19, 2016
Washington & Jefferson dips its toe into graduate programs, but leaders of the traditionally undergraduate college admit it's a balancing act, and are moving more modestly than other colleges trying to diversify their offerings.

August 19, 2016
U of Iowa, responding to criticism of practices at other colleges, says it will hold off on starting a team until it can do so in a new way.

August 19, 2016
Missouri State places instructor on leave after he is charged with stabbing to death a fellow instructor.

August 19, 2016
For the College of Wooster and the College of Charleston, bigger isn't always better. Both have designed student housing that embraces the concept of tiny living, offering relatively few square feet per student.

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