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November 6, 2017
Republican tax plan would cut off key source of borrowing and impose new taxes on wealthy institutions. Some see historic shift in view of elite universities from a public good worthy of sheltering from taxes to a source of funds for government.

November 6, 2017
Play about late comedian is called off amid student protests.

November 6, 2017
Trump administration will ask negotiators of borrower-defense rule to reconsider institutions’ liability for claims of misrepresentation -- a request that has some worried DeVos plans to let bad programs off the hook.

November 6, 2017
Indiana Appeals Court sides with Purdue Calumet in professor's free speech lawsuit.

November 6, 2017
Universities warned to heed European data protection rules, or be face millions of dollars in fines. "American colleges and universities warned..." -sj

November 3, 2017
Republican tax reform plan would tax large endowments and limit or kill key deductions, including one for student loan interest and another for graduate students.

November 3, 2017
A student was expelled for allegedly harassing her roommate at the University of Hartford. How can other colleges prevent a similar situation from occurring?

November 3, 2017
Neither Penn State nor Johns Hopkins’s Peabody Institute enjoyed particularly strong shared governance within the last decade. Recent reform efforts hold promise.

November 3, 2017
Campus computing leaders urged to up their game.

November 3, 2017
U of Hamburg will now let instructors decide whether to ban full-face veils in their classes.

November 2, 2017
Rand Paul wants to add two people to every federal peer-review panel evaluating research proposals, charged with looking for value to taxpayers. Science advocates say idea would politicize federal funding of research.

November 2, 2017
New book by a former professor looks at the tensions and struggles behind what author describes as Georgetown’s “bold, important and interesting” experiment to bring American liberal education to Qatar.

November 2, 2017
Oberlin will no longer notify students about hateful fliers if there’s not an immediate threat. The college doesn’t want to amplify provocateurs, but some students worry silence sends the wrong message.

November 2, 2017
University of Oregon officials offer to pardon students who drowned out the president's speech last month if they meet with administrators.

November 2, 2017
A buyer intends to employ faculty and staff in the future, but Rider issued the notices in case the deal falls through.

November 2, 2017
Tech companies have more data than ever before, and struggle with strategic and ethical issues about using that information. maybe, per what follows: 'have more data than ever before, and struggle with strategic and ethical issues about using the information." -sj** yup, think good to bring up the ethical q early on.. LM**

November 1, 2017
Falwell calls Liberty University the Fox News of academia. But where is one of President Trump’s staunchest supporters taking the university he and his family built?

November 1, 2017
Senior faculty members on three campuses face disciplinary action or resign over harassment allegations. Some observers see movement in the right direction but say academe still has a ways to go in ending the “academic casting couch.”

November 1, 2017
Cheap devices add "known as keyloggers" -sjused by students to steal professors’ passwords on campus are easily overlooked, experts warn. 

November 1, 2017
More young people are being exposed to the free community college movement than ever before, but some experts worry that tuition-free programs may not be sustainable or may create unintended consequences.

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