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September 2, 2015
Deal between New York attorney general, the university and its critics will change governance and could lead in a few years to the end of tuition.

September 2, 2015
U of Central Florida is using lecture-capture technology to enroll more students than can fit in its classrooms. But is a live stream a sufficient replacement for a face-to-face lecture?

September 2, 2015
AAUP alleges violations of academic freedom, due process in new report about tenured professor who was terminated by Louisiana State U for using inappropriate language.

September 2, 2015
A changing presidential search process and a nontraditional finalist are causing widespread faculty concern at U of Iowa.

September 2, 2015
Using the broad terminology behind the oft-cited (and federally embraced) one-in-five statistic, a survey at Rutgers University finds that 20 percent of female students have been sexually assaulted.

September 2, 2015
As the hot higher education policy idea shifts from free community college to debt-free four-year degrees, advocates of two-year free initiatives aren't worried.

September 1, 2015
Critics blame accreditation for many of the (often conflicting) problems they see in higher education. But the agencies will likely endure, in large part because any replacement would give the feds much more power.

September 1, 2015
U of Kentucky did survey in which 80 percent of the student body participated and the definition of sexual assault was much more narrow than that used elsewhere. The finding: a significant number, but far lower than on other campuses, reporting assaults.

September 1, 2015
Washington State U overrules instructor, and says she may not have "blanket" bans on use of certain words or phrases, or punish those who violate such bans with lower grades or failure.

September 1, 2015
New analysis seeks to explain the declining interest of high school students in studying the humanities in college, and a reversal once they arrive.

September 1, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges: Clarkson University Costel C. Darie, chemistry and biomolecular science Frostburg State University Dwane Dean, marketing and finance Heather Gable, nursing Wei Li, sociology Suzanne McCoskey, economics Richard Russo, geography McDaniel College

August 31, 2015
Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former university professor finds that a course lacks rigor or a sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

August 31, 2015
California community college system panel recommends the state's two-year colleges find a new accreditor, capping years of tension with its regional commission.

August 31, 2015
Study of courses for Ph.D. students in international relations finds that female professors are more likely to include female authors.

August 31, 2015
Illinois fires football coach whom university earlier defended against charges of making team members play while injured.

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