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July 19, 2017
The number of colleges and universities eligible to award federal financial aid dropped by 5.6 percent in 2016-17. The vast majority of disappearing institutions were for-profit colleges, but more than 30 private nonprofits were among them.

July 19, 2017
Cal State Fullerton reinstates part-time professor after arbitrator finds no evidence that he attempted to hit a student at a pro-Trump event, as was alleged when he was fired by the university.

July 19, 2017
It started when a student corrected his ex’s grammar and tweeted about it. Now he is suspended, and lawyers say First Amendment issues are at stake.

July 19, 2017
House appropriations bill eliminates funding for small but critical program supporting international research and travel by doctoral students.

July 19, 2017
Southern New Hampshire University announces first phase of initiative to expand higher education access to refugees.

July 18, 2017
New study of harassment of graduate students by faculty members suggests that the problem is worse -- both in level of offense and prevalence of repeat offenders -- than many believe.

July 18, 2017
Claremont McKenna announces punishments for those who prevented an audience from hearing Heather Mac Donald, an author whose views on criminal justice they call racist.

July 18, 2017
The GI Bill update, the first since 2011, removes 15-year time limit for benefits and awards semester of aid to veterans affected by closures of for-profit colleges.

July 18, 2017
University of Illinois-Chicago ad for language program director draws outcry.

July 18, 2017
Southern Methodist University Karisa Cloward, political science Archie Cummings, theater Amy Freund, art history Jon Hackler, theater Erin Hochman, history Chris Jenks, law Chrystyna Kouros, psychology Peter Kupfer, musicology Barry Lee, mathematics Brian Molanphy, art Benno Rumpf, mathematics Jayson Sae-Saue, English Brian Zoltowski, chemistry University of Colorado at Boulder

July 17, 2017
Trinity of Connecticut clears Johnny Williams of wrongdoing, but he remains on leave -- now voluntary -- as his supporters say college needs to apologize for criticizing him over use of racially charged hashtag.

July 17, 2017
Attorney general railed against crime in sanctuary cities, citing two professors’ work. But his claims are contrary to their conclusions.

July 17, 2017
Six full-time professors -- including leaders of efforts to question administration -- lose jobs.

July 17, 2017
Surveys find that language and distance, particularly for small groups of nationalities, can be barriers to raising awareness about Long Beach's popular college promise program.

July 14, 2017
Education secretary, after day of meetings on campus sex assaults, says that “many things are not working well.” Advocates fear she will loosen requirements of colleges.

July 14, 2017
The ABA wants to end a rule that assures law schools have the majority of courses taught by full-timers. While some say this would minimize costs, others see an erosion of quality.

July 14, 2017
Interest is high in public-private partnerships, which are allowing universities to pursue new types of financing and projects. But speakers warn that they aren’t a magic bullet.

July 14, 2017
Dev Bootcamp, an early skills-training provider for software developers, struggled to find a viable business model. Experts predict other boot-camp closures or consolidations.

July 14, 2017
Opening of Israeli university in China reflects closer ties in countries not interested in boycott movement.

July 13, 2017
Women’s groups alarmed that Title IX summit will include “men’s rights” groups that many say minimize reality of rape; statement from key civil rights official -- on which she later backtracked -- casts doubt on 90 percent of campus reports of assaults.

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