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March 20, 2018
A professional association of writers that supports hundreds of creative writing departments just fired its executive director of three decades, with no public explanation.
Cover of An Academic Life, by Hanna Holborn Gray

March 20, 2018
Hanna Holborn Gray, who led Yale and the University of Chicago in eras of overt sexism, discusses her new memoir -- and her advice for a new generation of women rising through the ranks.

March 20, 2018
An Arizona community college wants to tackle poverty by helping its students and faculty members celebrate being the first in their families to attend college.

March 20, 2018
A former University of Central Florida football player is suing the institution, claiming his constitutional rights were violated.

March 20, 2018
Jonathan Dryden, interim provost at Lorain County Community College, in Ohio, has been named provost/vice president for academic and learner services there.

March 19, 2018
MLA data show foreign language study is on the decline, but it's unclear what comes first: institutional disinvestment in language programs or waning student interest. In any case, some campuses -- generally those making investments in programs -- are bucking the trend.

March 19, 2018
UNLV president signed a gift agreement that said a $14 million pledge was valid only if he was in the job. He's leaving, and the pledge has evaporated. Agreement raises questions on governance and fund-raising ethics.

March 19, 2018
In a new book, Cheryl Hyman discusses her controversial seven-year stint as chancellor of City Colleges of Chicago, including her attempt to improve its low graduation rates.
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March 19, 2018
New State Department rating system provides more nuance to colleges in deciding where they will and won't let students travel. Russia may lose students, but Israel and Mexico may see gains.

March 19, 2018
Hampshire College: Loretta J. Ross, a human rights activist teaching as a visiting professor at the college this year.

March 16, 2018
News reports that the Trump administration is considering restrictions on visas for Chinese citizens raise concerns about potentially “devastating” impact on American colleges and U.S. competitiveness.
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March 16, 2018
Online education provider Udacity quietly drops money-back pledge for those who can't find a job after finishing their studies.

March 16, 2018
Cal State Northridge professor says she hasn't returned to the classroom after an online threat because the university hasn't made her feel safe.
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March 16, 2018
Cooper Union unveils plan to cut undergraduate tuition back down to zero in 10 years. Some wonder if it could have done better, despite ambitious cost-cutting and fund-raising goals.

March 16, 2018
Amid reports of screening of visiting scholars, university apologizes for “oversight.”

March 16, 2018
David Blackwell, dean of the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky, has been appointed provost and chief academic officer there.

March 15, 2018
Penn says Amy Wax will no longer teach required first-year courses after another widely criticized set of comments about race -- this time about black law students at the university -- comes to light.

March 15, 2018
College students around the country protested one month after the deadly Florida school shooting.
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March 15, 2018
Community colleges would face big cost increases under House GOP's plan to overhaul repayment system for federal aid when students drop out.

March 15, 2018
Investigation documents how an early president of the college harassed and assaulted numerous women. Board strips his name from two buildings and revokes his honorary degree.

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