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June 28, 2018
He wrote key decisions on affirmative action and other topics that matter to colleges. Kennedy's departure could erase the Supreme Court majority backing the right of colleges to consider race in admissions.

June 28, 2018
Penn State's former president Graham Spanier loses appeal of his misdemeanor conviction for endangering the welfare of a child. He could spend up to 12 months in prison.

June 28, 2018
Plan calls for institution to have greater autonomy on salaries and staffing than is the norm in the country.

June 27, 2018
In case closely watched by higher education, justices find that Trump was within his authority in restricting entry to the U.S. for nationals from a group of mostly Muslim-majority countries.

June 27, 2018
New study says "tension" between graduate training in research and teaching is false and that teaching training may actually build research confidence and output.

June 27, 2018
The Education Department initially told the university its appeals process was out of compliance with temporary Title IX rules -- now the department is correcting itself.

June 27, 2018
Many community college students with high grade point averages aren't transferring to four-year institutions, new research finds, a fact some of the nation's most selective universities want to change.

June 27, 2018
At college lawyers' meeting, a legal expert (and former president) offers reminder that U.S. law on free speech isn't black-and-white.

June 26, 2018
New survey data challenge perceptions about first-generation college students, showing strong academic engagement and commitment to college. But the group lagged behind their peers in social comfort and resiliency.

June 26, 2018
Vermont Law School plans to cut professors' tenure to deal with budgetary concerns. Skeptics wonder if it will hurt the institution more than it helps.

June 26, 2018
One of the most visible concussion cases against the NCAA went to a jury trial for only three days, but experts say the association's problems are not over.

June 26, 2018
Bipartisan agreement to reauthorize Perkins Career and Technical Education law would give more authority to states to determine progress of federal skills training program.

June 26, 2018
Keith Aytch, interim president and vice president for academic affairs at Evergreen Valley College, part of the San Jose/Evergreen Community College District in California, has been appointed president on a permanent basis.

June 25, 2018
Lecturer at University of Washington says he's standing up to political correctness. Many challenge his facts.
Tweet: So I was at an academic conference this weekend and had to physically intervene to prevent a sexual assault by a male colleague on a female colleague who was drunk to the point that she was clearly not in control of herself, and unable to exercise

June 25, 2018
Tweet about preventing sexual assault of a colleague too drunk to give consent renews discussion of the environment at scholarly meetings.

June 25, 2018
Racist messages among fraternity brothers at Texas Tech, including head of fraternity council, anger many.

June 25, 2018
New enforcement of visa rule is causing headaches for medical and veterinary colleges and their associated hospitals seeking to get paperwork approved for incoming residents.

June 22, 2018
White House plan to merge two cabinet departments, likely a political nonstarter, renews debate over how best to rationalize government role in educating and training Americans.

June 22, 2018
Crisis-level student loan default rates among black borrowers and those who attended for-profits cannot be explained fully by students' backgrounds, study finds, including measures of income, employment and parental wealth.

June 22, 2018
UCLA's mobile app aims to tackle campus climate issues by reaching students through their smartphones.

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