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Cover of Citizens by Degree: Higher Education Policy and the Changing Gender Dynamics of American Citizenship, by Deondra Rose.

April 4, 2018
Author discusses her new book, which argues that federal laws that weren't focused on gender led to rise in female enrollments in higher education.

April 4, 2018
C. Mauli Agrawal, interim provost and vice president for academic affairs at the University of Texas at San Antonio, has been appointed chancellor of the University of Missouri Kansas City.

April 3, 2018
With Facebook under fire for inadequate privacy protections, how has one of the oldest academic social networks avoided the same fate?

April 3, 2018
UCLA is attempting to end the disease entirely, starting with students on its campus.

April 3, 2018
For-profit colleges in New York can now participate in the tuition-free scholarship program that typically benefits nonprofit institutions alone.
Cover of Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech by Keith Whittington

April 3, 2018
Author discusses his new book calling for academic leaders to defend free speech on campus.

April 3, 2018
Longwood University Sarai Blincoe, psychology Angela Bubash, art Karla Collins, education Ann Cralidis, communication sciences and disorders Kenneth Fortino, biology Patricia Horne Hastings, education Pamela McDermott, music Adam Paulek, art Shannon Salley, communication sciences and disorders Wendy Snow, education Wade Znosko, biology University of Maine

April 2, 2018
University of Rochester professors found out their emails were reviewed and shared, raising questions of how much privacy faculty members should be assured.

April 2, 2018
New study of undergraduate STEM courses finds that lectures remain dominant -- despite finding after finding questioning their effectiveness.

April 2, 2018
Historically black technical college in South Carolina may close due to sharp enrollment drops, raising questions about whether it receives adequate support and concerns about the hole it might leave.

April 2, 2018
Scholar's suggestion that Jesus be read as a "drag king" leads to calls for his resignation and to local bishop criticizing response of college, which cited academic freedom.

April 2, 2018
Bentley University: Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts; and Diane Hessan, founder and chair of market research company C Space.

March 30, 2018
Canada announces 24 scholars recruited to its universities from all over the world -- with more than half coming from the U.S.

March 30, 2018
Since health-care reform was enacted, the number of students without health insurance has dropped, but they remain the largest cohort of uninsured Americans.

March 30, 2018
University of Michigan will rename two buildings -- one honoring a late president and the other a late professor -- after research showed them both to have promoted bigoted ideas.

March 30, 2018
Department of Education has narrowed scope of civil rights inquiries -- a necessary step, it says, to deliver speedier resolutions to students and colleges. Some criticize changes, especially in light of new funding from Congress to support investigations.

March 30, 2018
American, British and Canadian researchers are less likely than others to share data behind their research projects, study finds.

March 29, 2018
Annual report on public higher education finance shows more states relying more heavily on tuition, even in a year when appropriations rose nationally.

March 29, 2018
Pay is up 1.7 percent, CUPA-HR study finds, with slightly larger increases for those off the tenure track -- who tend to earn much less.
Kentucky Capitol building

March 29, 2018
Late addition to budget bill would allow dismissal of tenured professors due to program changes or eliminations, ending protections previously adopted by college boards. Move comes as tenure rights are eroding elsewhere.

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