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June 25, 2015
Columbia's core literature course, long criticized for its lack of diversity, adds to the list a novel by Toni Morrison -- the first living author and the first nonwhite author.

June 25, 2015
Timothy Beard, vice president of student development and enrollment management at Pasco-Hernando State College, in Florida, has been selected as president there.

June 24, 2015
Many colleges pay people to make sure athletes show up at each scheduled class. Critics say the programs drive another academic wedge between players and the rest of the student body.

June 24, 2015
A new survey finds that 60 percent of four-year colleges offer severance packages to fired presidents.

June 24, 2015
Professional association's effort to maintain control over an accreditor of nursing programs threatens the agency's future, and the fate of thousands of students.

June 24, 2015
Author of new book on "purposeful graduates" says colleges must talk to students about the importance of creating and living meaningful lives.

June 24, 2015
Spending bill for 2016 would lift NIH funding by $2 billion, but divert Pell money and block Obama regulatory efforts in higher education.

June 24, 2015
Citadel seeks to move its flag; 3 statues vandalized amid debate at UT Austin; U of Mississippi chancellor calls for state flag to change.

June 23, 2015
UC Irvine moves toward a system in which doctorates can be earned in five years, half the norm for these fields at many institutions. Some departments embrace plan; they fear impact on dissertations and on adjuncts.

June 23, 2015
Should all-male panels of fraternity members be deciding on the guilt of fraternities accused of, among other things, harassing and violating the privacy of women? Can Greek systems be fair in judging their own?

June 23, 2015
As debate grows in South Carolina, Citadel says state law prevents it from removing a Confederate naval flag from its chapel. Citadel won't say if it favors changing that law.

June 23, 2015
New report documents a range of types of attacks on higher education worldwide, including killings, imprisonments, wrongful dismissals and expulsions, and restrictions on the movements of students and scholars.

June 23, 2015
One Mount St. Mary's sues another, citing trademark issues as institutions on opposite coasts compete for students -- and status -- online.

June 22, 2015
In a stunning reversal, board reaches agreement with alumnae who sued to keep the college open. Supporters of institution celebrate and begin dealing with challenges that led trustees to favor closure.  

June 22, 2015
What will trustees and administrators at other small colleges learn from a reversal and four months of controversy?

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