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September 19, 2017
Controversy over paper in favor of colonialism sparks calls for retraction as well as worries that academics are relying more on erasure than counterargument to challenge unpopular scholarship.

September 19, 2017
Medieval studies professors’ arguments on white supremacy lead to accusations of doxxing, racial insensitivity, as well as the use of expletives -- all on public forums, with concerns that one side has more power than the other.

September 19, 2017
After fatal shooting of a student, experts question why Georgia Tech doesn’t arm its officers with stun guns.

September 19, 2017
President who apologized for cotton centerpieces at event for black students now is sorry for a menu that many see as insensitive for being stereotypically black cuisine.

September 19, 2017
White House ends months of waiting by naming new leader of its HBCU initiative. Some observers cautiously welcome the pick, while others note his lack of experience working in academia or government.

September 18, 2017
Incidents at Harvard and Catholic Universities challenge idea that liberals are the only ones preventing ideas from being voiced on campuses.

September 18, 2017
Arizona State’s honors college fee, currently at $1,500 per year, has enabled explosive growth, leaders say. Critics worry about dissuading poor students from enrolling, but others say public institutions need new sources of revenue and ways to offer value to top students.

September 18, 2017
John Jay College places adjunct on leave, citing safety issues after social media post is widely condemned in New York City.

September 18, 2017
Yale jumps on to the growing trend of  gender-neutral terminology for students. 

September 18, 2017
Students filed earlier and universities mailed awards earlier, but some ran into snags with setting tuition.

September 18, 2017
Bemidji State University Bill Joyce, accountancy Elizabeth Kujava, criminal justice Jeanine McDermott, nursing Cory Renbarger, music Jill Stackhouse, geography Misty Wilkie, nursing DePaul University

September 15, 2017
University acts amid uproar over her selection.

September 15, 2017
A famed atmospheric scientist at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is on leave after refusing to heed administrators' request that he give electronic lecture slides to a student with disabilities.

September 15, 2017
Racism hurts students throughout the college admissions process, leading scholar tells meeting of admissions counselors.

September 15, 2017
Accreditor’s rejection of Scottsdale Community College’s proposed expansion suggests that consistency and mandated faculty training could become a focus for quality control in online learning.

September 15, 2017
Politician who was named to the job once called for investigation into alleged anti-conservative bias on campuses.

September 15, 2017
This month’s edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Jim Chalex, vice president of product management at Blackboard. In the conversation with host Rodney B. Murray, Chalex discusses the company’s plans for Blackboard Learn and its learning platform, amid other topics.

September 14, 2017
For those who took out loans to attend for-profit institutions accused of fraud and abuse, delays from Education Department in reviewing loan-forgiveness claims are salt in the wounds. Inside Higher Ed spoke to several of those borrowers.

September 14, 2017
Kentucky governor sets off debate -- and nettles some professors -- by suggesting eliminating programs that don't prepare students for good-paying jobs.

September 14, 2017
Three reports highlight different ways that changing colleges is difficult. Bottom line (in one expert’s words): transferring students are “abused.”

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