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November 1, 2018
University seeks to contain (self-inflicted) damage from news article and report mistakenly asserting that more than half of students have been harassed by professors.

November 1, 2018
Controversial head football coach is out at the state's flagship institution after retiring president Wallace Loh met with campus constituents, who were displeased with Tuesday's decision.

November 1, 2018
Many U.S. higher education institutions are still grappling with how to comply with European Union data-privacy rules, but so far none have come under scrutiny.

November 1, 2018
A new report finds that institutions in the Council of Independent Colleges -- which generally compete in Division III -- have greatly increased the number of sports they offer.

October 31, 2018
Oct. 31, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2018 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. You may download a free copy here. On Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Please register for the webcast here. The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Mediasite, Pearson, Portfolium and VitalSource.

October 31, 2018
Head football coach DJ Durkin and athletics director Damon Evans will return after investigation into a player's death.

October 31, 2018
Valparaiso Law School announced its plans to close less than a month after the Tennessee Higher Education Commission rejected its plan to transfer to a public university in that state.

October 31, 2018
Two new reports find public universities less affordable for low-income students and less accessible for members of minority groups.

October 31, 2018
The 2018 Campus Computing Survey finds that campus technology funding has still not recovered from the 2008 recession, despite increased demand on resources and services.

October 30, 2018
Cory Booker wants to address inequality -- and college access -- with child savings accounts. Kamala Harris wants to give working and middle class a boost in income. These proposals from prospective 2020 Democratic contenders would mean more money for students to pay for college.

October 30, 2018
Investigators concluded that the caller provided "legitimate, non-discriminatory" reason for calling campus police on a black student who was eating her lunch in a residence hall living room. Some question the findings.

October 30, 2018
An ambitious research effort spanning much of Illinois has its eyes set on Chicago as a new "hub" that could bring together the state's largest public and private universities.

October 30, 2018
Appeals court ruling continues decade-long legal battle between Georgia State University and three publishers over what constitutes "fair use" of course materials. Does anyone still care about the outcome?

October 29, 2018
Historians announce their 2020 annual meeting won't have a general theme, to avoid "acrobatics" to fit it. Some like the idea and say that themes are pointless, while others say framing topics help make meetings and even disciplines more cohesive.

October 29, 2018
As Jewish students grieve and organize vigils, their national organization discusses steps taken to assure their security. Two of those killed had ties to Pitt.

October 29, 2018
As Halloween approaches, another university grapples with blackface, just the latest of such incidents. And the (former) NBC host mischaracterized what a British university is doing about costumes.

October 29, 2018
Cornell ends a partnership with Renmin University of China, citing academic freedom concerns.

October 29, 2018
A new study shows few student achievements from an innovative initiative in Tennessee that moved college math remediation back to high school.

October 29, 2018
A new report shows college students are more interested in joining groups that are issue based rather than those only aligned to Democrats or Republicans.

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