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May 15, 2018
Proposed changes to shared governance at the University of Wyoming recall those passed in Wisconsin. Professors in Wyoming say tenure would exist in name only if their governing board gets what it wants.

May 15, 2018
The Supreme Court has opened the way for states to legalize betting on athletics, a defeat for the National Collegiate Athletic Association and professional leagues.

May 15, 2018
Report finds loan program -- critical to many historically black institutions -- exacerbates economic inequality for low-income black families by adding student debt they can't repay.

May 15, 2018
Proposed policy memo would change the way in which international students are found to accrue "unlawful presence," a determination that could lead to them being barred from the U.S. for three to 10 years.   

May 15, 2018
Delaware Valley University is starting a master of arts in criminal justice. Endicott College is now offering a master of science in bioinformatics.

May 14, 2018
A student's protest of an acting professor's comments about her "short shorts" sparks conversations about dress codes -- and whether it's ever OK for faculty members to comment on students' attire.

May 14, 2018
Comments such as "it's only natural for men from Mars to follow the shortest skirt in the room" leave many in audience shocked that a graduation address at women's college would defend sexist and harassing behavior. And there was more.

May 14, 2018
After students at Texas Christian University are suspended for allegedly using the Quizlet app to cheat on their exams, professors are warned this case may be the tip of the iceberg.

May 14, 2018
After campus incidents many have considered racial profiling, how can police de-escalate situations?

May 14, 2018
Bellarmine University: Susan M. Cameron, former CEO of Reynolds American. Bennington College: Liz Lerman, the choreographer. Berkshire Community College: Jay Ash, Massachusetts secretary of housing and economic development.

May 11, 2018
As income grows for women, some are flexing purse strings in philanthropy. Dartmouth alumnae campaign to get $1 million gifts from 100 women.

May 11, 2018
At an institution that prides itself on its use of technology, one professor goes in the opposite direction -- banning all electronic devices in his classes.

May 11, 2018
New findings: college students actually perform worse with access to digital course-planning platforms that show how previous students performed.

May 11, 2018
Report finds that attacks on educational institutions and their students and employees appear to be on the rise.

May 11, 2018
Federal task force releases "roadmap" for alternative federal system for apprenticeships, with calls for more industry involvement and criticism of higher education. But questions remain about how the new system would work.

May 11, 2018
Participation in program that lets international students with STEM degrees work in the U.S. for up to three years after graduation grows by 400 percent in eight years. With the rapid growth has come new scrutiny.

May 11, 2018
Life of the Party, the newest Melissa McCarthy movie, fails to capture any of the struggles of an adult learners, though it's full of sophomoric laughs.

May 10, 2018
After a Duke University administrator complained about rap music being played at a campus coffee shop, two baristas working their shifts were let go, inspiring campus -- and national -- ire.

May 10, 2018
AAUP says University of Nebraska-Lincoln violated Courtney Lawton's academic freedom when it ended her teaching appointment over a high-profile political dispute on campus.

May 10, 2018
Department offers few details in release of regulatory agenda, and some say review may be as much symbolic as substantive.

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