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April 26, 2018
Essay on "erotics of mentorship" sets off debate about whether sexuality has any place in academic relationships.

April 26, 2018
Special commission wants to end one-and-done but largely punts on key issues such as athlete pay and time demands that might impede academic performance.

April 26, 2018
As Republicans seek support for their controversial legislation to update the Higher Education Act, a Pentagon document gives ammo to critics over the bill's plan to end Public Service Loan Forgiveness.

April 26, 2018
Elite status having nothing to do with the student experience rubs off on perceptions -- even if this is irrational, study finds.

April 26, 2018
Brandeis University: Freeman A. Hrabowski III, president of the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Centre College: Robert M. Franklin Jr., the James T. and Berta R. Laney Chair in Moral Leadership at the Candler School of Theology at Emory University.

April 25, 2018
Researchers challenge conventional wisdom and past studies linking widely promoted educational experiences to timely college completion.

April 25, 2018
Southern Illinois Carbondale's proposal that alumni volunteers do faculty work (without pay) doesn't go over well.

April 25, 2018
A University of Maryland student who voluntarily checked into the hospital for a mental health scare wasn't allowed back into her campus apartment, which struck many on campus as insensitive.

April 25, 2018
Survey finds strong faculty support for free expression on campus, even for ideas some would consider offensive.

April 25, 2018
John Caron, associate dean of the Krieger School of Arts & Sciences at Johns Hopkins University, in Maryland, has been appointed as provost at Endicott College, in Massachusetts. Clifford P. Coppersmith, dean of City College, part of Montana State University Billings, has been chosen as president of Chesapeake College, in Maryland.

April 24, 2018
Randa Jarrar's case at Cal State Fresno has attracted national attention, much of it arguably undue. Will she be punished? It's hard to say, given academe's unpredictable track record on discipline for faculty social media snafus.

April 24, 2018
When college presidency becomes the family business, leadership requires balancing. Walking in your father’s shoes while paving your own path has benefits -- and possible pitfalls.
Cover of "Backlash: What Happens When We Talk Honestly About Racism in America" by George Yancy

April 24, 2018
Philosopher discusses his new book about how Americans respond to frank discussions of racism -- and about harassment he received for an essay in The New York Times.

April 24, 2018
At meeting of trustees, presidents and other campus leaders discuss the continuing turmoil colleges face in mediating tension over free speech.

April 24, 2018
Is making fun of French people hate speech? One student group, which did just that, finds Facebook says "oui."

April 24, 2018
Arizona State University: Rafael Reif, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Governors State University: Carol Marin, the investigative journalist; and others.

April 23, 2018
When a college goes under, everyone suffers. But faculty at Mount Ida feel a particular sense of betrayal following its abrupt closure announcement.

April 23, 2018
The University of Phoenix’s online enrollment plummets while Western Governors and Southern New Hampshire near 100,000 students as they vie to rule the roost.

April 23, 2018
Although prospects look dim this year, private colleges target future repeal.
Image of a teal Star of David

April 23, 2018
College considers how its Jewish students and faculty members are treated.

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