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June 22, 2017
Native American walkout from the University of Wyoming’s production of The Fantasticks illustrates challenges facing college drama.

June 22, 2017
First-ever national survey of postdocs who are parents reveals a lack of access to paid parental leave, pressures to return to work early and extra stressors for parents of color.

June 22, 2017
Three major textbook publishers sue the bookstore provider Follett, alleging failure to stop selling pirated versions of their books.

June 22, 2017
Two more professors -- one at Trinity of Connecticut and one at Syracuse -- find themselves the target of physical threats and harassment.

June 22, 2017
Controversial effort sorts universities into gold, silver and bronze. Some prestigious institutions didn’t get gold.

June 21, 2017
Essex County College allegedly suspends a communications adjunct for comments about race on Fox News, but she’s fighting back with the tools of her trade.

June 21, 2017
Bill Cosby’s lawyers argued in his recent sexual assault case that he had a consensual relationship with a Temple University employee while he was a trustee -- but experts say that still crosses a line.

June 21, 2017
At meeting of federal advisory panel, some members push accreditors to set “bright lines” for colleges’ performance, while others caution against oversimplification.

June 21, 2017
George Pruitt, retiring after 35 years as president of Thomas Edison State University, surveys the landscape.

June 20, 2017
Colleges and universities turn to experienced presidents in times of pressure, curtailing gains in diversity, study finds.

June 20, 2017
Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide is ousted from center directorship and resigns faculty job at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct.

June 20, 2017
Claude Pressnell, apparent choice as assistant secretary for postsecondary education, removes himself from consideration, further stalling efforts to fill leadership ranks at the Education Department.

June 20, 2017
News that Oregon State’s top pitcher was a sex offender startled the community and prompted questions: How closely should institutions monitor sexual assault convictions by their athletes?

June 20, 2017
College of Saint Rose is starting a master’s program in business analytics. Guilford College is starting an undergraduate major in public health.

June 19, 2017
Professor’s essay about the original color of classical statues is mocked by conservative websites -- and then she receives online threats.

June 19, 2017
AAUP, with some dissent, lifts censure of Illinois over Salaita case. Spalding U and Community College of Aurora are added for what association sees as violations of academic freedom.

June 19, 2017
University of Dayton reports strong results for first class graduating under a financial aid plan keeping students' net tuition stable for four years, but considerable risks mean the idea might not always transfer well.

June 19, 2017
Essay argues the age of big data is the time for professors to reconsider their reliance on the anti-plagiarism business.

June 19, 2017
OCR issues new guidance that clear way for investigating some cases of transgender bias, but advocates for transgender students say the document is inadequate.

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