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January 23, 2017
Tens of thousands of students and academics join Women’s March on Washington.

January 23, 2017
Violence at University of Washington appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos followed protests that prevented a speech at UC Davis -- as tensions grow over Breitbart writer known for insults against feminists, minority groups and others.

January 23, 2017
College Republicans split over Trump, but many are now coming around and pledging to support the new president.

January 23, 2017
Pitt’s arts and sciences faculty is divided over a proposal to eliminate a high school study exemption from foreign language requirement. Some say high school seat time is poor measure of proficiency, while others fear forcing too many students into language courses.

January 23, 2017
NCAA's Power Five conferences unanimously adopt new rules lessening time demands on college athletes, though some programs would like to see exemptions made for recruiting activities.

January 20, 2017
As the 45th president is inaugurated, background on his campaign, his stated policies toward higher education and the deep concerns of many in academe.

January 20, 2017
Report that first Trump budget will try to kill arts and humanities endowments alarms many academics. Science programs in Energy Department could also face cuts.

January 20, 2017
Study suggests top humanities journals favor research by professors working at or who earned Ph.D.s at elite institutions.

January 20, 2017
Study finds completing a 10-minute activity at the beginning of a MOOC can lead to significantly improved outcomes for certain at-risk learners.

January 20, 2017
New study finds that penalties for breaking NCAA rules are largely consistent across conference membership -- and that men's basketball and football account for the vast majority of violations.

January 19, 2017
Access to certain colleges has a lot to do with income, new study finds, but graduating college levels the playing field for students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.

January 19, 2017
Obama trumpeted importance of college-going and invested in students and institutions like no leader before him -- while demanding much in return and, sometimes, failing big, too.

January 19, 2017
University leaders praise regulation for leaving out provisions on biospecimens opposed by many as too burdensome. Social scientists see some gains for their studies.

January 19, 2017
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and two states sue Navient, the nation’s largest student loan servicer, for allegedly creating obstacles to repayment.

January 19, 2017
After major budget cuts for universities, Ph.D.s are leaving the country.

January 18, 2017
Arizona lawmakers' failed proposed ban on “divisive” college courses signals new criticism of white studies. Similar courses -- though common -- have become controversial elsewhere. Those who teach them say the classes are being distorted.

January 18, 2017
Students protest process and experts decry high turnover at HBCUs as trustees decide not to renew contract of president.

January 18, 2017
Democrats on the Senate’s education panel grill Betsy DeVos, Donald Trump’s nominee for education secretary, who generally avoids specific answers.

January 18, 2017
Librarian removes controversial list of "predatory" journals and publishers, reportedly in response to "threats and politics."

January 18, 2017
Fordham refuses to recognize Students for Justice in Palestine chapter as an official club, citing its political agenda and the risk of polarization.

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