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June 26, 2015

In Germany, university students who delay their work are more likely than others to lie about it and to engage in other forms of academic misconduct, study finds.

June 25, 2015

Federal accountability system won't compare colleges or assign scores, as Obama sought, but will instead be a data-rich, consumer-facing tool on access, affordability and performance.

June 25, 2015

More students at Florida's two-year colleges are failing college-level courses in the aftermath of a new state law that allows them to skip remediation.

June 25, 2015

TIAA-CREF survey reveals adjunct faculty members' concerns about having enough savings to retire. Experts say the situation for most adjuncts is even more dire.

June 25, 2015

Saudi Arabian students are snared in a grade-change scandal at Montana Tech that became a diplomatic incident.

June 25, 2015

Columbia's core literature course, long criticized for its lack of diversity, adds to the list a novel by Toni Morrison -- the first living author and the first nonwhite author.

June 25, 2015

Timothy Beard, vice president of student development and enrollment management at Pasco-Hernando State College, in Florida, has been selected as president there.

June 24, 2015

Many colleges pay people to make sure athletes show up at each scheduled class. Critics say the programs drive another academic wedge between players and the rest of the student body.

June 24, 2015

A new survey finds that 60 percent of four-year colleges offer severance packages to fired presidents.

June 24, 2015

Professional association's effort to maintain control over an accreditor of nursing programs threatens the agency's future, and the fate of thousands of students.

June 24, 2015

Author of new book on "purposeful graduates" says colleges must talk to students about the importance of creating and living meaningful lives.

June 24, 2015

Spending bill for 2016 would lift NIH funding by $2 billion, but divert Pell money and block Obama regulatory efforts in higher education.

June 24, 2015

Citadel seeks to move its flag; 3 statues vandalized amid debate at UT Austin; U of Mississippi chancellor calls for state flag to change.

June 23, 2015

UC Irvine moves toward a system in which doctorates can be earned in five years, half the norm for these fields at many institutions. Some departments embrace plan; they fear impact on dissertations and on adjuncts.

June 23, 2015

Should all-male panels of fraternity members be deciding on the guilt of fraternities accused of, among other things, harassing and violating the privacy of women? Can Greek systems be fair in judging their own?

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