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November 17, 2016
The likely next chair of the U.S. House education committee weighs in on GOP higher education priorities a week after Republicans captured the White House and retained both chambers of Congress.

November 17, 2016
Many have fears about meeting monthly obligations, study finds.

November 17, 2016
Journal withdraws paper that argued -- based on flimsy evidence, critics said -- that some people are clairvoyant.

November 16, 2016
As postelection protests continue, tactic people associate with the Vietnam era returns -- and so does debate about symbolism, patriotism and history.

November 16, 2016
Stanford students walk out of classes; Tulsa CC student implicated in racist emails to Penn students; blackface controversy at Abilene Christian; and more.

November 16, 2016
Amid uncertainty over new administration’s stance on postsecondary education, Under Secretary Ted Mitchell exhorts colleges and other supporters of expanding postsecondary opportunity to “double down” on their work.

November 16, 2016
College fires Joy Karega, effective immediately, following an investigation into her anti-Semitic statements on social media.

November 16, 2016
IBM picks Blackboard and Pearson to bring the technology behind the Watson computer to colleges and universities.

November 15, 2016
Book argues that faculty’s diminishing influence puts higher education at risk. Suggested interventions include changing tenure to save it -- namely by ending it for professors at 70 years of age.

November 15, 2016
A growing movement, in wake of Trump’s victory, calls on colleges to limit cooperation with federal immigration officials. Legal and political impacts are unclear.

November 15, 2016
U of Florida Online finds stability after canceling deal with Pearson, but scales back its plan for "exponential" growth in online education for undergraduates.

November 15, 2016
A Texas community college system is hoping the appeal of free summer courses will drive students to move from part-time to full-time status, giving completion rates a boost.

November 15, 2016
Graham Carr, vice president of research and graduate studies and interim provost and vice president of academic affairs at Concordia University, in Montreal, has been named provost on a permanent basis. Richard M. Englert, interim president of Temple University, in Pennsylvania, has been selected for the job on a permanent basis.

November 14, 2016
In wake of election, black freshmen at Penn receive racist emails; students protesting Trump at Central Missouri have firecracker thrown at them; controversy over flag burning at Hampshire and more.

November 14, 2016
Leaders of state universities hear differing views on how to uphold academic values at a time when many students feel under siege and misunderstood.

November 14, 2016
Annual report finds that international enrollments climb at undergraduate and graduate level and decline at intensive English level. The number of Americans studying abroad continues to grow.

November 14, 2016
Research suggests that new courses at liberal arts colleges these days may increasingly be coming from practical fields.

November 14, 2016
A new book argues that friendship isn’t necessarily a distraction in college but may be essential to academic success.

November 11, 2016
Presidents of tiny liberal arts colleges work to make themselves heard above talk of mergers and large institutions.

November 11, 2016
Websites that offer students online study guides and tutoring services grow, but faculty members find they raise copyright and academic integrity issues -- as case at U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign shows.

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