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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

June 18, 2018
Education Department announces a second yearlong delay of gainful-employment disclosures as DeVos works on a do-over of the vocational education rule.

June 18, 2018
AAUP censures Nebraska-Lincoln for alleged violations of academic freedom in Courtney Lawton case. Iowa and Stillman removed from lists of sanctioned and censured institutions.

June 18, 2018
Supreme Court of Canada says law society acted reasonably in denying approval to proposed Christian law school with a code of conduct prohibiting same-sex sexual activity.

June 15, 2018
Promising open-access anthropology publication abandons its business model and faces criticism over allegations that top editor and others created toxic environment.

June 15, 2018
A student newspaper at the University of British Columbia has criticized President Santa Ono for mixing policy statements with personal views on social media. The president has been uncharacteristically quiet in response.

June 15, 2018
A new report examines student loan repayment rates among graduate students -- and finds borrowers who attended historically black colleges struggled the most to pay down their loans within a few years of leaving school. 

June 15, 2018
Discussions at AAUP annual meeting show range of views.

June 15, 2018
Reports of international students and employees being monitored frustrate many academics.

June 14, 2018
Another AP history exam comes under scrutiny, with critics saying a proposed rewrite of the AP World History exam, focusing on events after 1450, is too Eurocentric.

June 14, 2018
In its quest to find a sustainable business model, online course provider edX will test charging users for access to previously free content. Observers say the move was inevitable.

June 14, 2018
Anger grows over major scholarly meeting in Asian studies, organized by group based in U.S., that will hold conference in India even though Pakistanis will be banned from attending.

June 14, 2018
Across the country very little progress has been made in closing degree-attainment gaps among white, black and Latino adults, hindering goals to increase the overall number of adults with degrees.

June 14, 2018
GOP leaders quiet on next step for PROSPER Act after gauging member support this week, suggesting little chance of floor vote soon on House Republicans' bid to overhaul Higher Education Act.

June 14, 2018
Brett Fairbairn, professor in the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Saskatchewan, has been chosen as president and vice chancellor of Thompson Rivers University, in British Columbia.

June 13, 2018
National Academies report says sexual harassment is costly to science and that compliance-based approaches to curbing it don't work. Promoting civility and otherwise managing research and learning climates is more effective, it says.

June 13, 2018
Lower-income students who attend minority-serving colleges are more likely to move up in economic status, according to a new report, despite the fact that those colleges tend to have less money.

June 13, 2018
With lawsuit against Harvard about to go to trial, university's president warns against "misleading, selectively presented data."

June 13, 2018
Inside Higher Ed analysis of employee data shows the agency has shed more than 500 workers -- 13 percent of its total staff -- since the start of the Trump administration. Former officials say that means employees are stretched thin.

June 13, 2018
New FIRE survey shows overwhelming support for campus due process, but hesitations on some issues.

June 12, 2018
The biggest and perhaps least likely state to try performance funding will tie billions of dollars for community colleges to measures of student success, a plan faculty groups say will punish students and colleges.

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