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November 18, 2016
Graduates who earned certificates at public institutions have larger salaries, but there is wide variation between programs even at the same institutions.

November 18, 2016
Study suggests Ph.D. supply isn't the problem when it comes to diversifying the professoriate.

November 18, 2016
Chippewa Valley Technical College is starting two associate degree programs: precision agronomy management and animal science management. Illinois State University is starting a bachelor of science in cybersecurity.

November 17, 2016
Colleges don’t tell students that professors are being investigated for -- or even had been found guilty of -- harassment. Berkeley grad students demand change in this practice.

November 17, 2016
Student engagement survey finds black students are more than twice as likely as other students to feel "physically unsafe" on campus, and that black professors interact more with their students than do other professors.

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.

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