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September 6, 2016
Long Island University's Brooklyn campus, in contract fight with faculty union, tells 400 professors not to come to work and cuts them off from health insurance.

September 6, 2016
Northwestern orders professor to stay away. She says she is being punished for her activism. Some professors defend university, saying she made them fear for safety.

September 6, 2016
Political science professors discuss obligation to explore current controversies in class. But they need to be ready for the student who asks, "Can't we just nuke them all?"

September 6, 2016
NYU professor who was invited to show his acclaimed film at Syracuse U conference is then told not to come because of his nationality. University vows to invite him another time.

September 6, 2016
From 2012-13 to 2014-15, undergraduate enrollments fell by 7.6 percent, survey finds.

September 2, 2016
University plans to commemorate 50th anniversary of his becoming head coach.

September 2, 2016
Analysis estimates public colleges would enroll up to 22 percent more students, mostly at open-enrollment institutions. A quarter of the gain would come at the expense of private colleges, particularly less selective ones.

September 2, 2016
Two Obama administration veterans are now advising Hillary Clinton's campaign, suggesting that as president she would continue aggressive enforcement policies of the current Education Department.

September 2, 2016
MIT experiments with instructor grading in massive open online courses as a way to expand teaching and learning opportunities for students and instructors.

September 2, 2016
Many black students were angered by its depiction of slavery. University says context and other works of art will be added.

September 1, 2016
With ITT Tech headed toward possible collapse, its students begin weighing whether to transfer or to seek to have their federal loans forgiven.

September 1, 2016
Lafayette professor goes on a hunger strike to protest what he sees as irregularities and injustices in his failed tenure bid. He is the latest minority professor to raise questions about fairness of teaching evaluations.

September 1, 2016
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill came under fire last week for hiring a volunteer assistant who had been accused of abusing players at the University of Illinois. The NCAA has no rules against coaches mistreating their players. 

September 1, 2016
Do your students suffer from the widespread syndrome of Fear of Meeting One-on-One With My Professor? Arizona State has a cure, pending FDA approval.

September 1, 2016
Ph.D. student, working with Globe theater, explores Elizabethan barbs.  

August 31, 2016
Pizza baron's gift to Wayne State business school draws scrutiny over provisions requiring consulting with donors on certain courses and stipulations on what a dean should be paid.

August 31, 2016
A foreign academic briefly detained in Turkey and fired from his university for alleged links to coup-plotters tells his story. 

August 31, 2016
A "hollow head struggling to make it through a blocky world" helps one Ph.D. student and his many followers cope with graduate school's challenges.

August 31, 2016
The American Bar Association takes a hard line on two law schools' admissions standards amid criticism that the group's accrediting arm is not doing enough to help struggling law-school graduates.

August 31, 2016
This month’s episode of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Tony Orlando, chief executive officer of DubLabs.

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