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April 26, 2017
National Association of Scholars calls on universities to close their Confucius Institutes. Defenders say there's nothing sinister about the Chinese-backed centers.

April 26, 2017
On average, white and Asian students earn a college-level credential at a rate about 20 percentage points higher than Hispanic and black students do, a new report shows.

April 26, 2017
Harvard, Stanford and Ohio State presidents talked about federal research funding and immigration, among other issues.

April 26, 2017
Federal regulations governing drone use are so far keeping the loftiest fantasies from becoming reality. New rules could change that.

April 26, 2017
Barbara Gaba, provost and associate vice president for academic affairs at Union County College, in New Jersey, has been chosen as president of Atlantic Cape Community College, also in New Jersey.

April 25, 2017
Plans to close law school spark questions about future shutdowns and worries about impact on student access.

April 25, 2017
Controversy over Alice Goffman's book lives on, with students at Pomona saying the sociologist's alleged racial insensitivities should disqualify her from a visiting professorship there.

April 25, 2017
The education company wants to be a cutting-edge software provider and support colleges using older versions. Analysts and some colleges worry the company is stretching itself too thin.

April 25, 2017
Demand surges for graduates of career and technical programs at two-year colleges, yet vocational education continues to struggle with an image problem and a deep gender imbalance.

April 25, 2017
Bunker Hill Community College: Massachusetts House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo. Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine: David O. Barbe, president-elect of the American Medical Association. Marian University: Lisa Harris, CEO of Eskenazi Health; and John Lechleiter, chairman of the Board of Directors of Eli Lilly and Company. New Mexico Highlands University: Javier Gonzales, the mayor of Santa Fe, N.M.

April 24, 2017
Researchers, academics say communicating about importance of federal funding key to march success.

April 24, 2017
Academics, graduate students and others brave the cold and rain in Washington Saturday to rally for science and research. Participants told Inside Higher Ed why they joined the event.

April 24, 2017
She refuses to speak when university says it would be safe and insists she will appear this week. Milo Yiannopoulos says he's coming back in the fall.

April 24, 2017
Decision by board official clears way for election at George Washington University, but issue could end up in court.

April 24, 2017
Community colleges in New York and California are hoping to replicate the success of the City University of New York’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs, which has doubled completion rates.

April 24, 2017
Big Sandy Community and Technical College: Tony Skeans, a Kentucky prosecutor. Borough of Manhattan Community College, of the City University of New York: U.S. Representative Adriano Espaillat; and Jane Rosenthal, co-founder of Tribeca Productions. Broward College: Keith Koenig, president of City Furniture. College of Saint Rose: Eve Burton, senior vice president and general counsel of Hearst. Cooper Union: Sacha Pfeiffer, the journalist.

April 24, 2017
Percentage of tenured faculty members who are white men dropped from 69.0 to 60.8 percent in last decade.

April 21, 2017
Inside Higher Ed's annual Survey of Community College Presidents finds institutional leaders dealing with declining enrollments and concerns over the future of their profession.

April 21, 2017
A death this week leads to renewed discussions about academics and mental health.

April 21, 2017
Officials at Auburn and Berkeley tried to stop two controversial speakers on campus but ended up reversing their decisions amid First Amendment concerns. Experts say it's difficult for public institutions to meet legal tests and keep speakers from campus.

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