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February 14, 2018
Princeton professor who was criticized for using the word in a class on hate speech cancels the course.

February 14, 2018
House GOP proposal would end formula that favored private colleges in Northeast. But it would also mean cuts in funds to some public institutions with strong records educating low-income students and send more money to for-profit colleges.

February 14, 2018
A prison writing instructor and the son of a former inmate, Patrick Berry discusses his new book on the role of higher education behind bars.

February 14, 2018
Borough of Manhattan Community College, of the City University of New York, is starting an associate degree program in child and youth studies. Brandeis University is starting a master of science in robotic software engineering.

February 13, 2018
Historian’s “quit lit” essay asks readers to consider what’s lost -- personally but especially in terms of disciplinary knowledge -- with so many scholars leaving a broken system behind.

February 13, 2018
Stanford, while previously adamant in promoting campus free expression, has struggled after posters on immigration were posted in a dormitory, challenging the consistency of the university’s policies.

February 13, 2018
White House budget proposal isn't likely to serve as framework for Congress, but it reflects many of the same higher ed priorities as House Republicans.

February 13, 2018
Retention and graduation rates increase for community colleges that beef up or get creative with their student advising services.

February 12, 2018
Two professors on different campuses used the N-word last week. One was suspended and one was backed by his institution, demonstrating academe's continually fraught relationship with the term.

February 12, 2018
Marymount California suddenly replaces its leader -- and cleanses mentions of him from its website -- in his second year. Reasons why are murky.

February 12, 2018
New analysis says that students in certificate programs gain more economically from attending public institutions -- or no institution at all -- than for-profits.

February 12, 2018
Federal appeals court rules in favor of Miami University student who allegedly committed sexual assault.

February 9, 2018
NSF starts requiring that institutions report findings of harassment and suspensions in its funded labs and field sites, and reminds institutions that it can pull funding where necessary.

February 9, 2018
Transfer rates at North Carolina's Stanly Community College increased after the college made the simple grading change of no longer awarding D's.

February 9, 2018
Instructor suspended after using slur. Does it matter if he was singing along to a song a student played in class?

February 9, 2018
Under potential new policy, student groups at the University of Minnesota could be held responsible if their individual members break the rules. Critics see problems in the potential for collective punishment.

February 9, 2018
French president's alma mater sees surge in international applications.

February 9, 2018
Andreas Cangellaris, dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been selected as vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost there.

February 8, 2018
Senate budget agreement lifts spending caps in ways that could enable significant gains in spending on research and student aid. But no solution is provided for undocumented students.

February 8, 2018
Two major journals experiment with "registered reports," agreeing to publish articles based on their design and potential significance, not their results. Could this be a model for others, and one solution to the reproducibility crisis?

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