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September 22, 2016
NCAA calls on college leaders to sign pledge promising to recruit and interview more women and ethnic minorities for top sports positions, but stops short of requiring institutions to do so.

September 22, 2016
Computer-generated gobbledygook can pass for the real thing with many faculty members, study finds.

September 22, 2016
Sept. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, Oct. 6, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. View the webinar here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Hobsons, Jenzabar, NRCCUA, TimeTrade and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

September 21, 2016
New study adds to evidence that student reviews of professors have limited validity.

September 21, 2016
Responding to sharp criticism, regional accrediting agencies will focus extra attention on institutions with below-average performance.

September 21, 2016
Belmont kicks out freshman who used slur and suggested that black National Football League athletes who raised their fists during national anthem "need a damn bullet in their head."

September 21, 2016
Urging colleges to change a recruiting culture that targets middle schoolers, Ivy League announces proposals for curbing early recruitment of athletes.

September 21, 2016
Author discusses new book on the relationship between the "sharing economy" and the erosion of faculty rights.

September 20, 2016
U.S. Justice Department finds that Berkeley MOOCs and YouTube content don't meet federal requirements.

September 20, 2016
MOOC-based master's degree initiative expands to more than a dozen universities. Will learners opt to enroll or settle for a certificate?

September 20, 2016
Facing backlash and accusations of squelching academic freedom, a class is restored.

September 20, 2016
By tackling the controversial 90-10 rule -- and lowering it for its institutions -- DeVry Education Group is looking to assert its place as a leader in the for-profit sector.

September 20, 2016
Jury finds Saint Louis University denied tenure to a female professor based on her gender and in retaliation for a speaking out against the culture of her male-dominated department.

September 19, 2016
Beyond well-funded individual campus initiatives aimed at increasing the number of underrepresented minority faculty members, experts urge collaboration across institutions and within disciplines.

September 19, 2016
Racist chalkings and phone threats criticize Bethany College in Kansas over its leader's family and its efforts to diversify student body.

September 19, 2016
Syracuse dismissed head of business school without public explanation and suspended him from faculty job. He had been arrested for patronizing a prostitute.

September 19, 2016
Thirty-seven Nigerian students sue Alabama State University over scholarship funds.

September 19, 2016
For decades, beer sales at college football games were nearly unheard-of. Now many programs are turning to alcohol to help boost attendance and revenue.

September 16, 2016
Graduate student enrollments increased nearly 4 percent last year, with the biggest relative gains seen among underrepresented minority groups.

September 16, 2016
Head of Clemson football program says some protesting police violence against black people should move to another country, and implies his comments reflect the ideas of Martin Luther King Jr.

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