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February 20, 2018
Sewanee rejects push to revoke honorary degree given to Charlie Rose. Students object not only to that decision but to letter from university leaders about forgiveness, sin and condemnation.

February 20, 2018
New app seeks to shake up student ratings of instruction by promoting open-ended feedback in the moment, throughout the semester, so that the feedback becomes more constructive than punitive.

February 20, 2018
The University of Michigan will allow "alternative resolutions" to resolve certain sexual violence cases, a step some survivor advocates have opposed.

February 20, 2018
Author discusses new book about how World War I created a brief period of progress for female scientists in Britain -- and the implications of that history for women in science today.

February 20, 2018
Bowdoin College Vladimir Douhovnikoff, biology Benjamin Gorske, chemistry Christopher Heurlin, government and Asian studies Tracy McMullen, music Ingrid Nelson, sociology and anthropology John (Jack) O’Brien, mathematics Emily Peterman, earth and oceanographic science Manuel Reyes, mathematics Meghan Roberts, history Daniel Stone, economics Hilary Thompson, English Macalester College

February 19, 2018
Donation from NRA president helped prompt college to change gift policy, raising questions: If you take someone's money, are you endorsing them? What if he boasts of getting professors "giddy" about shooting guns?

February 19, 2018
A president is on leave over allegations that include unwanted hugging. Should college leaders stick to handshakes?

February 19, 2018
Proposed reorganization would eliminate office of under secretary, which oversaw higher ed policy for much of the Obama and George W. Bush administrations, and combine postsecondary and career and technical education into a single office.

February 19, 2018
Among those murdered were one student who had committed to attending the University of Indianapolis and another who was bound for Lynn University. Plus, past articles on colleges and national policies on gun violence.

February 16, 2018
Administrators in their 60s and 70s keep snagging prestigious university presidencies. Some see a roadblock rising in front of a new generation of more diverse leaders, while others believe boards are valuing experience and wisdom.

February 16, 2018
Scholarly society for engineers and technologists is on blast once again for allegedly minimizing the work of female historians who write about bias against women in technology.

February 16, 2018
Senate Democrats want to use $4 billion from the budget deal for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, but some higher education groups have other ideas for the money.

February 16, 2018
In a fast-changing world, nearly everything is unsettled in higher education.

February 16, 2018
Bard College opens its second "microcollege" in Brooklyn Public Library. The free program, which selects ambitious applicants from underprivileged backgrounds, culminates in an associate's degree.

February 15, 2018
FBI director Christopher Wray tells Senate panel that American academe is naïve about the intelligence risks posed by Chinese students and scholars. Some worry his testimony risks tarring a big group of students as a security threat.

February 15, 2018
In a blow to the graduate student union movement on private campuses, three would-be unions withdraw their petitions from the National Labor Relations Board, saying they'll instead return to seeking voluntary recognition.

February 15, 2018
Journal article reveals that anger and confusion at University of Missouri in 2015 were due in part to fabricated reports that were part of a disinformation campaign from Russia.

February 15, 2018
German professors are more likely to respond to those seeking information on doctoral programs if they are educated in the U.S. than at more prestigious institutions in some Asian countries, study finds.

February 15, 2018
Alvernia University: John Hope Bryant, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE. Bridgewater College, in Virginia: Carrie Morgridge, vice president of the Morgridge Family Foundation and CEO of mindSpark Learning. Emmanuel College: Jackie MacMullan, the author and broadcaster.

February 14, 2018
New York governor Andrew Cuomo has made huge claims and drawn sharp criticism with his higher ed policies. The numbers show neither his biggest boasts nor his angriest detractors are entirely correct.

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