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June 15, 2016
At faculty development institutes, time away from teaching means time to rethink how to teach. By keeping the sessions small, many institutions hope to recruit a core group of faculty members enthusiastic about online education.

June 15, 2016
Education Management Corp. is shutting down most Brown Mackie College campuses because of dwindling demand for the for-profit and its programs.

June 15, 2016
The president of Texas-based Weatherford College is accused of presenting false information about his employment history and hiding details of a criminal past while applying for his job.

June 14, 2016
Western Illinois U says low enrollments justify eliminating four liberal arts majors, but faculty leaders say maintaining fields of study is about more than metrics.

June 14, 2016
Education Department unveils draft regulations for borrowers seeking federal debt forgiveness, which include an end to mandatory arbitration agreements and requirements for some for-profits to be on the hook to pay for debt relief.

June 14, 2016
While Wellesley College points with pride to alumna Hillary Clinton, the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania stays largely silent about alumnus Donald Trump.

June 14, 2016
After students hung up a series of controversial posters, Gettysburg College strengthened its free speech policies and created a bias-response team.

June 14, 2016
Could student loan repayment models from other countries work in the United States?

June 13, 2016
Ranking colleges based on reported number of rapes, as The Washington Post has done, may attract much publicity, but researchers and advocates say doing so is misguided.

June 13, 2016
When a federal panel weighs whether to keep recognizing an overseer of for-profit colleges this month, the feds and the accreditor alike will be judged on the outcome.

June 13, 2016
Colleges in the area try to reassure students. Press reports say two victims were students. Nationwide, attack on gay club prompts vigils, discussion and sadness.

June 13, 2016
Author discusses his new book about why higher education still matters.

June 13, 2016
Hard data on which students are failing to use learning management software can help colleges intervene to boost retention rates.

June 10, 2016
At the University at Buffalo and the U of Virginia, professors fear that too many requirements and not enough thought about them may detract from students' learning. Both move toward more thematic approaches to general education.

June 10, 2016
The biennial Scholars at Risk gathering focuses on threats to scholars and academic values globally.

June 10, 2016
Erskine, after years of debates over religious issues and academic freedom, may sever a liberal arts institution and a theological one.

June 10, 2016
For-profit Ashford University, facing loss of access to GI Bill benefits by month's end, needs approval from a state to stop thousands of student veterans from losing aid.

June 10, 2016
The Ivy League adopts new rules limiting time demands on athletes after growing impatient with National Collegiate Athletic Association attempts to address the issue.

June 10, 2016
Craig Barton, professor of architecture and urban design and director of the Design School at the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts at Arizona State University, has been chosen to be provost and senior vice president of academic affairs the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, in Illinois.

June 9, 2016
At many colleges, new assistant professors earn close to or even more than long timers. U of Washington is trying to do something about it -- and finding out how hard it is. Among other ideas: countering expensive retention raises with new salary steps subject to approval by one's peers.

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