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August 10, 2016
The provost of Birmingham-Southern College, which has had a rough decade, talks with professors about the changing higher education environment, hoping the context will help them better understand the college's situation.

August 10, 2016
North Carolina tells the sports governance group that it does not have the authority to punish the university for academic fraud. Association may be heading for another fight with one of its high-profile members.

August 10, 2016
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Frostburg State University Shoshana Brassfield, philosophy Daniel Moorehead, sociology Jill Morris, English Jodi Nichols, educational professions Benjamin Norris, chemistry Beth Scarloss, educational professions John Stoothoff, educational professions Wenjuan Xu, computer science and information technologies Iona College

August 9, 2016
More colleges are issuing digital badges to help their students display skills to employers or graduate programs, and colleges are tapping vendor platforms to create a verified form of the alternative credentials.

August 9, 2016
U New Mexico says it's reopening an investigation into a professor suspended over sexual harassment findings and who was about to return to his duties -- after new reports emerge about the professor's conduct.

August 9, 2016
Moraine Valley Community College will stop offering sections of orientation course restricted to specific racial groups.

August 9, 2016
Scholar suggests competitive sports for professors.

August 9, 2016
Dana Cook Baer, interim provost and professor of criminal justice at Waynesburg University, in Pennsylvania, has been named provost on a permanent basis.

August 8, 2016
College of Charleston professor says he's been forced out of a job for refusing to list learning outcomes to please an accreditor. He's suing and says academic freedom is being violated.

August 8, 2016
Moraine Valley Community College limits enrollment in some sections of college success course to African-American students -- and raises eyebrows.

August 8, 2016
Michigan State has closed its women's lounge. A male professor at another university complained about it, but many female students at the university want it back.

August 8, 2016
Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.

August 8, 2016
Only a few colleges -- mindful that wealthy students can afford to take the SAT or ACT many times -- require that all scores be submitted. Penn has just abandoned the policy.

August 5, 2016
Concordia St. Paul says it was trying to be "warm and welcoming" to minority students, but not everyone sees it that way.

August 5, 2016
Group that pushed for concealed weapons on college campuses wants state to block rule that lets professors keep weapons out of their offices.

August 5, 2016
As bipartisan consensus emerges in Congress that colleges should share the burden of students who can't repay loans or find jobs, higher ed leaders consider how such a plan would work and whether it would discourage them from educating the disadvantaged.

August 5, 2016
Six colleges will pilot an initiative to increase adjunct faculty engagement in their campuses’ completion agendas.

August 5, 2016
Northwestern plans to change to smart cards at four residential buildings. Many other institutions have already made the switch.

August 5, 2016
Baldwin Wallace University is starting a master of public health degree. Central Texas College is starting an associate of applied science degree in histologic technology.

August 4, 2016
A new report suggests wealthy institutions should spend more from their endowments to help low-income students, but many campus critics say it's not so simple.

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