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January 30, 2017
Reinhardt University launches program to train students in soft skills such as conflict management and strategic listening -- while preserving liberal arts mission.

January 27, 2017
Educators deliberate how to promote liberal education and push back on attacks on academe -- in part by being more open about areas in which higher education has been weak.

January 27, 2017
Two Northwestern University researchers found that skilled scholars do not come at the expense of quality instructors, or vice versa. 

January 27, 2017
New nonprofit is intermediary between aviation employers and partner colleges, with tailored academic programs that could send graduates across state lines for well-paying jobs.

January 27, 2017
Since losing all state funding two years ago, two large Arizona community colleges struggle with declining enrollments and budget cuts.

January 27, 2017
Plan would boost technical education, seeking to reduce regional disparities in economic opportunity.

January 26, 2017
Research to be presented at AAC&U makes case for supporting these faculty members and pushes back against notions that posttenure professors suffer from “malaise.”

January 26, 2017
Some colleges cancel their contracts with online education provider Lynda.com after double-digit price hikes, saying the company is pricing itself out of the higher education market.

January 26, 2017
The governor’s heavy involvement in public college and university boards gives Southern quality-assurance agency pause.

January 26, 2017
A draft of an executive order President Trump is reportedly considering would immediately impose a 30-day ban on entry of individuals from certain Muslim-majority countries, reform the visa process and suspend refugee admissions.

January 26, 2017
University system’s plan to curtail notice for tenured professors dismissed for financial reasons from a year to 90 days provokes faculty concerns.

January 26, 2017
With uncertainty about how the Trump administration and the new Congress will tackle sexual violence on campuses, college leaders urge institutions to keep up sexual assault prevention efforts.

January 25, 2017
Provosts of American colleges and universities aren't sure their institutions will meet their goals for diversifying the faculty.

January 25, 2017
Some college leaders are concerned about the symbolic impact of Trump’s proposed wall on collaborations and exchange, even as many wait to see what, if any, practical effects it might have.

January 25, 2017
As EPA freezes grants, agencies issue internal guidance to employees on outside communications, stirring fears of political interference in science.

January 25, 2017
State judge says University of Kentucky need not release records related to sexual assault allegations against a former professor. University officials say student privacy wins out; critics call Kentucky's argument a "smokescreen."

January 25, 2017
Duke University: David Rubenstein, chair of the university's board. High Point University: Wolf Blitzer, political anchor at CNN.

January 25, 2017
Jan. 24, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey College and University Chief Academic Officers explores the views of provosts and other academic leaders on a range of current issues. Among them: minority faculty hiring, trigger warnings, and the future of the liberal arts. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Feb. 15 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed Editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will present a free webinar on the results and take your questions. Sign up here. On Saturday, Jan. 28, Scott will be presenting the findings and discussing them with attendees at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges and Universities. The Inside Higher Ed survey of provosts was made possible in part by advertising from Taskstream, Jenzabar, VitalSource, D2L Corporation and iDesign.

January 24, 2017
University of Kentucky seeks to drastically shift its aid strategy to improve retention, rolling back the use of funds for top students who can afford to pay.

January 24, 2017
Study finds variation in the way students are evaluated -- and tougher grades appear to be closer to what they should be. But not necessary due to grade inflation alone.

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