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December 14, 2015
Protest forces a board meeting to move; physicists challenge chief justice; a clothing company offers sweatshirts imagining colleges named for black leaders; medical students join protest movement; university bans Confederate flags and swastikas.

December 14, 2015
As a few Christian colleges move to accept gay and lesbian employees, Biola U adds wording to its policies strengthening its opposition.

December 14, 2015
Denison University is starting an undergraduate major in global commerce. Henry Ford College is starting a bachelor of science program in culinary arts.

December 11, 2015
Rutgers faculty members, citing philosophical concerns and errors, are pushing back against the use of Academic Analytics to evaluate their productivity.

December 11, 2015
Improved transfer pathways from community colleges to four-year institutions may be the best answer to America's college completion woes, say three influential groups that will prod states and colleges on transfer.

December 11, 2015
For some colleges, reverse transfer isn't just a way to hand out degrees to boost completion numbers.

December 11, 2015
One of the country's most idiosyncratic colleges has inspired an ambitious group of would-be founders, in Sitka, Alaska.

December 11, 2015
Swiss academic based in Britain finds himself under attack over blog post about meeting between Indonesian and U.S. presidents.

December 10, 2015
In the Senate, Marco Rubio delved into the weeds of higher education policy. Now he’s taking his reform push out on the campaign trail, where he is the lone GOP candidate talking about higher ed.

December 10, 2015
Northeastern University butts heads with local police over its decision to arm campus officers with semiautomatic rifles, but the practice is increasingly commonplace for college law enforcement agencies.

December 10, 2015
At Supreme Court hearing on case that could alter college admissions, no big surprises but lots of contentious exchanges -- and anger over Scalia's comments.  

December 10, 2015
A student at George Washington U receives a police visit and a warning for hanging a Palestinian flag from his dorm window. Is a residence life policy being selectively enforced?

December 10, 2015
Education Department staff recommends sanctions for the accreditor of the state’s two-year colleges.

December 10, 2015
This month's edition of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Don Kassner, CEO and president of ProctorU, which provides remote proctoring of online exams.

December 9, 2015
As colleges grapple with issues of race and diversity, they face questions from alumni and donors -- not all of whom are pleased with new campus efforts.

December 9, 2015
Greenpeace investigation alleges that academic supporters of fossil fuels are willing to pen industry-friendly research for a fee.

December 9, 2015
Colleges are using data to find hundreds of students who are unaware that they are eligible to graduate. Sometimes it's as simple as asking students if they've applied.

December 9, 2015
Board members at comprehensive universities are often frustrated by their own lack of knowledge or understanding about the institutions they're tasked with leading, a new report finds.

December 9, 2015
U of Tennessee responds to intense criticism of its advice -- and of its diversity efforts.

December 8, 2015
At the University of Missouri at Columbia, half the faculty don't meet the annual minimum teaching load. Does that matter?

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