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August 24, 2017
Image problems, outdated traditions (required sword fights) and scandals make it tough to recruit students these days.

August 24, 2017
Evan Duff, interim provost at North Carolina Wesleyan College, has been named provost and senior vice president for academic affairs there. Robert A. Gervasi, president of Quincy University, in Illinois, has been selected as president of Ohio Dominican University, in Ohio.

August 23, 2017
Two vastly different disciplines consider whether there are too many journal articles these days, and whether graduate student publishing is part of the problem. Some see that analysis as shortsighted.

August 23, 2017
Amid renewed push against Confederate monuments, Washington and Lee University says being named after the Confederacy’s top military leader reflects institutional history. Others see idolatry.

August 23, 2017
Occidental College has reworked its program to include questions about the protests.

August 23, 2017
A handful of religious universities are now offering two-year degrees, with a goal of work-force development and serving more low-income students.

August 22, 2017
Duke’s president decided to take down Robert E. Lee statue after less than two months on the job.

August 22, 2017
Study of top public universities finds limited faculty diversity, yet signs of progress -- except for African-Americans in STEM.

August 22, 2017
Facing intense criticism for caving to censors, Cambridge University Press restores access to more than 300 journal articles it had blocked in China -- but the problem for publishers isn’t going away. Chinese authorities also try to block articles from another journal.

August 22, 2017
Author of new study of for-profit legal education sector answers questions about the book and potential lessons for policy makers.

August 22, 2017
This year’s freshmen …

August 21, 2017
Cambridge press agrees to block access in China to more than 300 articles from a key journal for scholarship on the nation.

August 21, 2017
Duke removes statue of Robert E. Lee. University of Texas will remove statues of Lee and 3 other Confederate leaders. Bowdoin removes plaque honoring Confederate alumni and Jefferson Davis.

August 21, 2017
One says he was kicked out of Pensacola Christian after showing up to the Robert E. Lee statue after the protest with a Confederate flag. Another says he is leaving Boston U over threats for having attended.

August 21, 2017
New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

August 21, 2017
Study finds that technology spending spurs gains in colleges’ outputs -- but they vary depending on the institution.

August 18, 2017
University touts new deal to train for IT outsourcing firm’s U.S. hiring push, but faculty balk at lack of control over curriculum.

August 18, 2017
Elite colleges need to change policies to recruit, admit and graduate talented low-income students, report says. It calls out some by name.

August 18, 2017
Professor found guilty of sexual harassment will return to San Jose State this month to teach trauma counseling. Students plan to protest.

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