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December 8, 2021
Why is Marian University axing its political science program and cutting its only tenured expert in U.S. government and politics?

December 8, 2021
Massive contracts for college football coaches have prompted criticism from some administrators and elected officials, but economists note such paydays have been building to this level for years.

December 8, 2021
MiraCosta College leaders want to train administrators, trustees, students, faculty and staff members to think and plan for the future.

December 8, 2021
The Faculty Senate is the latest group to weigh in on the system's chancellor and question his leadership.

December 8, 2021
Auburn University is starting an online master of science in the forest business and investment. Purdue University Northwest is starting a doctor of technology degree.

December 7, 2021
A faction within the faculty union is calling for Jim Malatras to resign, days after the union president released a strong statement of support for the chancellor.

December 7, 2021
Proposed reorganization at Texas A&M Qatar framed around enhancing engineering education and research would reclassify liberal arts and science faculty in instruction- and service-focused roles, with no expectation or support for research.

December 7, 2021
TEL Education partners with institutions to offer high school students a low-cost way to start their college careers. Critics worry about quality and transferability.

December 7, 2021
With students disagreeing on how acceptable some actions are, colleges must carefully handle cheating reports and manage accusations fairly.

December 7, 2021
Kevin Carey and Doug Dempster discuss accountability, exploitation and the wisdom of getting degrees in low-paying fields.

December 6, 2021
Students at multiple law schools are pressuring administrators to sever ties with LexisNexis and Westlaw, which they claim help the Department of Homeland Security target undocumented immigrants.

December 6, 2021
Enrollment swelled at Spartanburg Community College this fall as students took advantage of a free tuition initiative. It was a stark contrast to ongoing enrollment declines at community colleges across the country.

December 6, 2021
Congress passed a temporary measure to avoid a government shutdown, but that means higher education spending levels will remain as is until February—at least.

December 6, 2021
Faculty union also stands with Jim Malatras amid calls for him to resign.

December 3, 2021
Annual Survey of Earned Doctorates shows drop in number of Ph.D.s awarded in 2020. It’s still too early to tell how COVID-19 impacted Ph.D. attainment, however.

December 3, 2021
Jim Malatras has repeatedly faced criticism for his work with the Cuomo administration. Old text messages that show him mocking a former Cuomo aide have prompted demands for his ouster.

December 3, 2021
Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and Under Secretary James Kvaal focus instead on actions the department is taking to ease borrowers’ loan burden.

December 3, 2021
Coalition pledges to increase spending on universities and on research.

December 3, 2021
Grace College is offering a major in professional communication. Lake Superior State University is starting a B.S. in data science. Quincy College, in Massachusetts, is starting a bachelor’s degree in business management.

December 2, 2021
Professors from across New York’s public colleges say that all students, regardless of race or what campus they’re on, should have equal opportunities to study with full-time professors. Those chances are now concentrated on predominantly white campuses, one analysis suggests.

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