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

April 23, 2018
Baruch College of the City University of New York: Jane Chu, chair of the National Endowment for the Arts. Cedar Crest College: Kirra L. Jarratt, executive director of the District of Columbia Bar Foundation.

April 20, 2018
William Harvey can point to substantial growth in enrollment and finances, but celebrations of his successes come amid student complaints, financial concerns about one of his signature projects and questions about family members employed by the university.

April 20, 2018
The state expands tuition-free scholarship beyond traditional-age students -- as other states follow suit -- and gets a larger than anticipated response from adult workers.

April 20, 2018
Operation was once supported by 10 colleges, but of late has been backed only by Brandeis and Dartmouth.

April 20, 2018
American University: Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; and others. Howard University: Chadwick Boseman, the actor.

April 20, 2018
A James Madison administrator told a student that talking with reporters about her case could violate university policies, a message that has been heavily criticized among civil liberties advocates.

April 20, 2018
With renewal of the Higher Education Act turning into partisan grudge match, a popular career-training bill could be a straightforward accomplishment for Congress. But key lawmakers remain far apart.

April 19, 2018
Holding tuition flat since 2012-13 has raised the land-grant university’s profile and helped it grow, but it is fueling competition for resources by academic departments -- and Purdue is still working to enroll more students from Indiana.

April 19, 2018
The editor of a prestigious political science journal uses its website to deny harassment allegations against him, prompting the Midwest Political Science Association to take action critics say it should have taken months ago.

April 19, 2018
Only some college and university police officers are being trained to handle students' mental health crises, experts say.

April 19, 2018
Analysis suggests big differences among disciplines in the volume of scholarship that fails to garner a citation.

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