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August 26, 2016
A medical school building keeps its name at Marian University in Indianapolis, even after the man it's named for can't fulfill a $48 million pledge.

August 26, 2016
Joining professors elsewhere, tenured Notre Dame de Namur faculty members protest cuts that followed academic program prioritization. But their new status as union members may complicate their situation.

August 26, 2016
Education Department's new sanctions against the for-profit college include a ban on enrolling new students who receive federal aid and tougher financial oversight.

August 26, 2016
Director of new documentary about the National Collegiate Athletic Association argues that the organization places the profits of college sports programs ahead of the best interests of athletes.

August 26, 2016
Study compares the role of family ties in various countries.

August 25, 2016
Critics of this week's NLRB decision in favor of graduate student unions at private institutions say it could turn graduate education upside down. But that hasn't happened on a campus with one of country's oldest public-sector graduate employee unions.

August 25, 2016
Ashford University cries foul on veterans' agency and California for meddling in Iowa's decision to yank the for-profit's GI Bill eligibility, and newly released emails show an Iowa official shared that view.

August 25, 2016
Thirteen people reported killed in attack by gunmen that came weeks after two foreign professors were kidnapped. Seven students among the dead, as is instructor who studied in U.S.

August 25, 2016
After a year of protests nationwide, one university is trying to be clear about what students should expect.

August 25, 2016
Green Party's Jill Stein wants to cancel all student debt. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson wants to kill Education Department.

August 25, 2016
James E. Clark, a businessman and trustee at South Carolina State University, has been appointed president of the university. John Cook, vice president of academic affairs at Manchester Community College, in New Hampshire, has been chosen as president of Springfield Technical Community College, in Massachusetts.

August 24, 2016
Federal labor board overturns ruling that denied collective bargaining rights. On many campuses, grad students vow to organize. Many higher ed leaders and Republicans in Congress criticize ruling.

August 24, 2016
Bard College takes (another) ratings downgrade on liquidity concerns. Can leaders keep defying the conventional financial wisdom?

August 24, 2016
Study of tens of thousands of college students finds that those who were open to change their major were more likely to graduate than those who decided right away.

August 24, 2016
Stanford adopts policy banning large containers of hard alcohol on campus, leading to criticism that such policies do little to protect victims of campus sexual assault.

August 24, 2016
Large gaps remain evident when looking at average scores by racial and ethnic group.

August 23, 2016
Ruling denies injunction professors sought to block new Texas law.

August 23, 2016
Following a series of troubling incidents at fraternities and sororities, Indiana U adopts rules that allow officials to enter Greek houses when they believe rules are being broken -- even when houses are privately owned.

August 23, 2016
Email from historians' group sparks debate about individual liability insurance offered by professional associations and whether faculty members need this kind of coverage.

August 23, 2016
Federal court ruling on Obama administration guidance on use of school facilities by transgender students could clear the way for a challenge to the Education Department's 2011 letter on campus sexual assault.

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