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November 1, 2017
First announced in 2015, the competency-based graduate program will accept students next fall.

October 31, 2017
Could postdoc unions be the next big thing in collective bargaining among academics? Recent filing at University of Washington could be beginning of a new round of organizing.

October 31, 2017
New coalition of colleges, researchers and higher ed groups aims to understand why and how some institutions excel at enrolling and graduating underprivileged students (and others don’t).

October 31, 2017
Diversification bid from the two well-respected for-profits comes amid serious shake-up of the sector, which continues despite a more favorable regulatory climate.

October 31, 2017
Columbia is investigating some of those who disrupted a talk. Some professors question why the university is doing so, especially since many of those being investigated are from minority groups.

October 31, 2017
The NCAA's president said after two scandals in college athletics that the public is losing faith and that major reforms are needed.

October 30, 2017
The two publicly traded for-profit college providers will combine corporate functions, but remain separate institutions, in deal worth $1.9 billion.

October 30, 2017
Lehigh board rejects calls from students and alumni to take back honor awarded in 1988. Wagner board also considered, and rejected, idea of revoking the honor.

October 30, 2017
Many victims’ rights and civil rights groups are reserving judgment on Trump’s pick to lead the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, but advocates for Palestinian rights say his appointment could chill campus speech critical of Israel.

October 30, 2017
Clemson student government vice president, who is black, says he faces impeachment trial because he wouldn’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

October 30, 2017
Cedar Crest College is starting a doctoral program in nursing anesthesia. College of William & Mary is starting a master’s degree in English as a second language and bilingual education.

October 30, 2017
Oct. 30, 2017 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2017 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Download a copy of the booklet here. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, Nov. 16, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webcast here. The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from D2L, Jenzabar, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Pearson and VitalSource.

October 27, 2017
Study suggests women with male partners face bias in searches for junior faculty members.

October 27, 2017
Even though colleges have increased production of computer science bachelor’s degrees, it’s not enough to fill the jobs available in the field, according to a new report.

October 27, 2017
Recalling a case at Oberlin College, Rutgers investigates a professor for anti-Semitic Facebook comments he says he can't be sure he made.

October 27, 2017
Colleges are pilloried each October by conservative media for being overly concerned about students offended by Halloween costumes. But do those stories miss the hands-off approach colleges often take?

October 27, 2017
Senate committee hearing largely affirms free speech efforts underway at colleges but is wary of continuing instances of students shutting down speeches.

October 27, 2017
This month’s episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Ethan Keiser, founder and CEO of StudyTree.

October 26, 2017
New report analyzing mobility data over time takes aim at public universities for using so-called merit aid to attract wealthy students. Universities push back.

October 26, 2017
College of the Ozarks president calls new required course “a balance against a pervasive negative view of America.”

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