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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

December 19, 2018
DeVos and Education Department officials today outline plans for looming accreditation reform negotiation, describing focus on credit transfer and credential inflation. 

December 19, 2018
Students at Northwestern want controversial visiting scholar who muses on race, intelligence and beauty, and who has been accused by colleagues of "bad science," off their campus.

December 19, 2018
Move was seen as an effort to promote understanding across racial and other groups. It may be too early to tell if it will work, but so far, it appears to be going smoothly.

December 19, 2018
Carnegie classification's new category of “doctoral/professional universities" acknowledges growing role of non-research-oriented doctoral work in graduate education.

December 19, 2018
Grand Canyon University's for-profit spin-off takes a bold step into the online program management space with acquisition of Orbis Education.

December 19, 2018
Roger Best, interim president of the University of Central Missouri, has been appointed president there on a permanent basis.

December 18, 2018
Professor at UC Irvine takes to Twitter to demand action on her complaint against a fellow instructor, whom she views as a harasser.

December 18, 2018
Wisconsin Whitewater's leader will be gone by end of year.

December 18, 2018
The chairman of the Senate education committee, planning retirement in 2020, could step up efforts to pass a new higher ed law in the next Congress.

December 18, 2018
Organizers of a student labor union at Grinnell College have said they are ending their effort to expand, fearing that protections for other units could be rolled back.

December 18, 2018
Mark Blegen, dean of health sciences at St. Catherine University, in Minnesota, has been selected as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Carroll University, in Wisconsin. Michael S. Brophy, former president of Benedictine University, in Illinois, has been chosen as president of Hilbert College, in New York.

December 17, 2018
Newbury College announces early that it is closing, avoiding mistakes other colleges have made.

December 17, 2018
Health sciences final exam question on gangs, race and graffiti rubs some the wrong way at Cal State Long Beach. Now the professor is under investigation.

December 17, 2018
Opposition grew to a proposal to build a history center to house Silent Sam. System board now orders new review of options.

December 17, 2018
Attending a more selective college may be linked to increased odds of working, decreased odds of marriage for women, but not men, study suggests.

December 14, 2018
College credentials still loom large in hiring. But a new survey of HR leaders finds growing interest in skills-based hiring, online microcredentials and prehire assessments.

December 14, 2018
Bennett College will have to appeal to keep its accreditation, while St. Augustine's was taken off probation. Although the historically black institutions' fates may be different, both struggled under the same pressures.

December 14, 2018
Catholic University says tenured faculty member admitted to sexual relationship with graduate student he hired as assistant. UPDATE: The professor responds.

December 14, 2018
Some fear that institutions are too focused on tuition revenue.

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