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January 20, 2016
President's plan to weed out some students soon after they arrive -- and his alleged metaphor for the plan -- set off furor at Mount St. Mary's U.

January 20, 2016
Florida's governor has called public university presidents to a meeting to ask why they can't be sure graduates in their most popular majors will all be employed. His prime target is psychology.

January 20, 2016
Private colleges found a consortium to collectively negotiate with companies that develop enterprise resource planning software.

January 20, 2016
Anonymous astronomers object to some of their peers' efforts to name and shame known harassers in the field.

January 20, 2016
The Republican presidential hopeful wants to gut the federal student loan programs -- and replace them with a federal income-based financing system.

January 20, 2016
New NCAA rules allow basketball players to enter the draft multiple times and let baseball players hire agents.

January 19, 2016
The Obama administration wants to bring back year-round Pell Grants and create a $300 bonus for Pell recipients who take at least 15 credits per semester.

January 19, 2016
The much-maligned general education model remains alive and well, but with new features, survey finds.

January 19, 2016
Gay and lesbian presidents report more acceptance than ever with the legalization of gay marriage.

January 19, 2016
Rufus Glasper is retiring after 30 years as an administrator at Arizona's Maricopa Community College. He spoke about the evolution of two-year colleges, challenges in Arizona and Maricopa's future.

January 19, 2016
Adelphi University is starting a master's program in supply chain management. Hood College is starting a doctorate in organizational leadership.

January 18, 2016
President’s answer to a question from a Southern University student frustrates some HBCU advocates and sets off debate on the administration's priorities.

January 18, 2016
The scholarly database JSTOR, recognizing its role as a starting point for research, sees major growth in its ebook program.

January 18, 2016
An American student enrolled in an intensive language program affiliated with the University of Tehran is among the prisoners released by Iran.

January 18, 2016
New online identification system for federal financial aid sacrifices ease of use for security, critics say, hurting low-income students.

January 18, 2016
At NCAA meeting, top conferences frustrate athletes by tabling proposals about time demands, but pass legislation granting full authority to team physicians and trainers in decisions involving injured players.

January 15, 2016
The Education Department's inspector general is auditing Western Governors U over the faculty role in its competency-based programs. The high-stakes audit is relevant to other colleges and forms of online learning.

January 15, 2016
Northeastern is latest university where first contract with adjunct union has included substantial salary increases and other key benefits -- such as payments for classes that colleges cancel.

January 15, 2016
Facing third of trifecta of no-confidence votes, Ithaca College's embattled Tom Rochon plans to retire -- but not for another 18 months.

January 15, 2016
Experts attempt to make sense of Khan Academy's patent application for A/B testing in education -- and whether it can even be patented.

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