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September 13, 2017
Sept. 13, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors explores the views of these officials on a wide range of timely issues. Download a full survey report here. The survey, conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup, is the latest in Inside Higher Ed's series of surveys of key higher ed professionals. On Thursday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Sign up here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising support from Jenzabar, Intersect by Hobsons, Liaison, Blackboard Student Lifecyle Services and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

September 12, 2017
New paper on artificial intelligence that can (mostly) correctly pick self-identified gays and lesbians based on photos has been called nearly everything -- from bad science to an important “wake-up call.”

September 12, 2017
New Maryland law raises question: Can prevention and education programs be effective measures for stemming the opioid crisis?

September 12, 2017
Northeastern president discusses his new book on how higher education can train students for careers where technology cannot make them redundant.

September 12, 2017
Islands app gains traction as it expands base of colleges. Its founder says he learned from the controversial (and defunct) Yik Yak, but the new app gives users ability to post anonymously -- a trait many believe was at the root of why Yik Yak caused so many problems on campuses.

September 11, 2017
Lectures for one of Reed College’s signature learning experiences, a humanities course on the ancient Mediterranean, were canceled after protesters tried to interrupt the class to protest perceived Eurocentrism. What’s the future for courses grounded in ancient -- largely Western -- texts?

September 11, 2017
Education secretary’s speech on Title IX implied she could end many policies suggested by Obama administration. But many policies on campus sexual assault investigations are enshrined in law.

September 11, 2017
Move was opposed by civil rights groups and faculty leaders, who see a violation of academic freedom.

September 11, 2017
Study of what one panel’s members wanted in biomedical sciences may offer insights into how candidates at other universities are assessed.

September 11, 2017
After nearly 200 incidents of white supremacist propaganda were found on college campuses last year, Anti-Defamation League warns that one group is ramping up its activities.

September 8, 2017
Education secretary says department will replace “failed” guidance on campus sexual assault, praised by many survivors’ advocates, with temporary compliance “information” before soliciting comment and issuing new regulations.

September 8, 2017
After Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announces plan to change rules around campus sexual assault investigations, many college-based professionals reassure students that their commitment to preventing and punishing sexual assault remains unchanged.

September 8, 2017
After a year of constant debate and considerable divisiveness, three texts seek to make the discussion more productive.

September 8, 2017
Unorthodox lecturer Alexander Coward, once caught between students who praised him and a math department that didn’t, still employs his teaching skills at UC Berkeley -- even if its on an unofficial basis.

September 8, 2017
Arkansas’s new public online university chooses national accreditor over its regional agency, raising questions about pace, prestige and the state of quality assurance.

September 7, 2017
As debate over statues and building names moves from Confederate generals to researchers, editorial in Nature receives intense backlash.

September 7, 2017
Using funds from its endowment to expand financial aid, Boston University notches sizable increase in proportion of its freshmen who come from low-income backgrounds.

September 7, 2017
Tommy Curry, the philosopher at Texas A&M whose comments on race set off a furor, discusses his new book on how critical theory has ignored the realities of black maleness.

September 7, 2017
But gaps remain, based on levels of preparedness and by race and ethnicity.

September 7, 2017
A new study from Sodexo tries to illuminate the top worries for college students in different countries. In the United States, that's money. add "In the U.S., that's money." -sj

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