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March 8, 2018
Ball State administrators and professors see huge upside for Indiana students in proposal, but they are also entering larger debates over public schools, union rights and local elections.
Image from Full Disclosure DSU petition site, with a photo of the men and the words "Reinstate Dr. Glenn Webb and Dr. Ken Peterson."

March 8, 2018
Discussions about tenure votes are considered private on most campuses, but some say Dixie State is trumping up breach of confidentiality claims against two professors to get rid of them for political reasons.

March 8, 2018
Study finds instructors are much more likely to respond to comments from white male students than from others.

March 8, 2018
Conversations about how best to handle free expression at colleges and universities dominated annual meeting of student affairs professionals.

March 8, 2018
In many countries, public higher education no longer dominates, report finds.

March 8, 2018
Alderson Broaddus University is starting an undergraduate major in cybersecurity. California Lutheran University is starting a bachelor's program in hospitality. Newberry College, in South Carolina, is starting a major in exercise science.

March 7, 2018
Accreditor's backing of the Purdue-Kaplan deal paves the way for a new, unusual public university, while giving a boost to other for-profit conversions, partnerships and acquisitions.

March 7, 2018
From 2013 to 2016, enrollments fell 9.2 percent. Declines include Spanish, still the most commonly taught language.

March 7, 2018
Golden West College says a professor is on leave after she was recorded off-campus telling an Asian-American family to "go back to your home country."
Image of question 23 from Free Application for Federal Student Aid, regarding convictions for drug possession or sale while the applicant was receiving federal grants, work-study or loans.

March 7, 2018
A student receiving federal grants and loans who commits an infraction as minor as possessing marijuana faces losing aid eligibility. Some see this rule as unwise and are pushing to change it.

March 7, 2018
Nonprofit Books@Work brings literature discussions led by professors to the workplace.

March 7, 2018
Assumption College: The Reverend Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Baldwin Wallace University: Janet L. Kavandi, director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's John H. Glenn Research Center.
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March 6, 2018
Study finds "strikingly high" rates of depression and anxiety, with many reporting little help or support from supervisors.

March 6, 2018
Law students at Lewis & Clark College interrupt appearance by Christina Hoff Sommers.
Illustration of a blank smartphone screen.

March 6, 2018
New Stanford student group, concerned about device addiction, wants Apple to help.
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March 6, 2018
Athletes often hear anti-LGBTQ slurs but aren't speaking out against them, student affairs professionals say.
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March 5, 2018
"Contra-power" harassment of professors by students isn't that common, but it's a real problem.
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March 5, 2018
Injunctions mean DACA will largely remain in place beyond today's deadline, but colleges will be called upon to help students who face possible lapses in work authorizations and continuing stress and uncertainty about their prospects in U.S.

March 5, 2018
Jon Parrish Peede has been leading endowment on acting basis. He has expressed interest in the endowment promoting nonfaculty careers in humanities.

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