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August 3, 2018
Authors discuss their new book on the experience of Asian American students at Harvard University.

August 3, 2018
Irma Becerra, provost and chief academic officer at St. Thomas University, in Florida, has been chosen as president of Marymount University, in Virginia. Lori Mann Bruce, associate vice president and dean of the Graduate School at Mississippi State University, is now provost at Tennessee Tech University.

August 2, 2018
Co-author of wellness textbook says he meant to inspire people to know their self-worth and lead healthier lives. But critics say his book implies that those who died in the Holocaust were weak and that cancer is a choice.

August 2, 2018
University of North Carolina board says it lacks power to move controversial Confederate statue. Emails show a Chapel Hill trustee called those protesting the statue "criminals" and "entitled wimps."

August 2, 2018
Author discusses his critique of higher education as too liberal -- and the idea of creating a new university with another perspective.

August 2, 2018
A new influx of money at the University of Houston’s on-campus childcare centers shows the impact of a federal program.

August 2, 2018
Academics see ominous provisions in new higher ed law.

August 1, 2018
A president's unexplained departure, a massive recurring deficit and fears for the liberal arts spark questions.

August 1, 2018
A student at Stanford University is under fire for posting that he would "physically fight" Zionists who came onto the campus -- and some are questioning whether the university is taking his words seriously enough.

August 1, 2018
Randolph College folded its expensive equestrian program amid declining popularity among prospective students. What's happening with other college programs?

August 1, 2018
A growing number of states are experimenting with different ways to encourage students to take more credits.

July 31, 2018
At religiously affiliated universities, professors tackle the issue of income inequality.

July 31, 2018
When petitions and internal lobbying failed, two senior faculty members at the U of Virginia resigned in protest of a plum senior fellowship for a key Trump ally.

July 31, 2018
Trump administration's proposal to overhaul rules for college accreditors is panned by consumer advocates. But online course providers and some who study higher ed say re-examination of accreditors is long overdue.

July 31, 2018
Nearly a third of college students haven't completed a major writing assignment in college, but that's OK with them.

July 31, 2018
The Credential Registry is several months into its mission to document all U.S. credentials, but the finish line is further than ever.

July 30, 2018
Top Education Department official describes plan to "rethink" higher-education standards through new rule-making process, to be announced today, on accreditation, the credit hour standard, the faculty role online and more.

July 30, 2018
A case involving professors at Plymouth State U raises questions about when it's OK to speak up for colleagues or students accused of sexual misconduct, if ever. In this case, professors defended former student who admitted to sexually assaulting a 14-year-old.

July 30, 2018
Administrators generally have little knowledge of the knockoffs of the popular reality TV show on campuses -- and could be open to liability if students were hurt.

July 27, 2018
Chancellor at Rutgers's flagship campus resigns after a year, an unusually short tenure at a university already juggling its share of changes.

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