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September 14, 2018
Many institutions shun military research, but government wants their help in bolstering defenses.

September 13, 2018
The Trump administration, which has frequently criticized colleges for not doing enough to protect free speech on campus, introduces a more expansive definition of anti-Semitism on campus. Civil liberties groups say it will result in the stifling of free speech.

September 13, 2018
A Christian university in Pennsylvania has refused to let a gay student who is just six credits short of his degree re-enroll after officials unearthed his sexuality.

September 13, 2018
Cornell joins the growing number of highly selective institutions whose business schools have adopted nondisclosure policies concerning grades and recruitment.

September 13, 2018
St. John's College plans to reduce tuition and use donations to make up for lost revenue under a new funding model designed to make the college more affordable and accessible.

September 13, 2018
A new analysis of federal data about holders of certificates, licenses and certifications shows that women pay more and get less for the increasingly popular credentials.

September 12, 2018
The University of Missouri has new administrators, new policies and, leaders say, a new attitude after concerns over the racial climate in Columbia exploded in 2015. But challenges loom, and some are far from convinced enough has changed.

September 12, 2018
Report catalogs alleged complaints and interventions by embassy officials or individual students on American campuses. But can a compendium of concerning incidents encourage stereotyping?

September 12, 2018
Professor discusses his new book on insights gained from reading classic literature with people with autism.

September 12, 2018
Education Corporation of America says it will close nearly 30 campuses across the country by 2020 -- a response to lower student enrollment and another sign of restructuring in the for-profit sector.

September 12, 2018
Kalamazoo College Kyla Day Fletcher, psychology Ryan Fong, English Marin Heinritz, English Amy MacMillan, business management Noriko Sugimori, Japanese McDaniel College

September 11, 2018
Another controversial policy proposal in Wisconsin would eliminate all programs with fewer than five majors annually, on average, if "remediation" didn't work. Faculty leaders see attempt to turn system into a "widget factory."

September 11, 2018
An accreditor places each college of the for-profit Center for Excellence in Higher Education on probation, finding misrepresentations to students and -- at one campus -- discriminatory attitudes toward students.

September 11, 2018
Early-alert systems designed to catch struggling students are ubiquitous in higher ed, but not every institution is seeing desired results.

September 11, 2018
As HBCUs seek to grow study abroad, they send students to a more diverse mix of destinations outside traditional student stomping grounds in Europe.

September 11, 2018
Dominican University, in Illinois, is launching an evening bachelor’s degree in business administration. Florida Gulf Coast University is starting an undergraduate minor in agribusiness. New York Institute of Technology is starting a combined D.O./Ph.D. in medical and biological sciences.

September 10, 2018
University of Arizona psychologist is under scrutiny for taking money from an organization founded to support research in eugenics.

September 10, 2018
Experts say an appeals court ruling has wide implications for due process in campus sexual assault cases.

September 10, 2018
A new documentary film taking aim at for-profit publishers is about to be screened at universities around the world, but will it further the goals of the open-access movement?

September 7, 2018
University demotes two high-ranking administrators after they apparently failed to follow policy in investigating and disciplining a reportedly racist coach.

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