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April 8, 2016
Inside Higher Ed's second Survey of Community College Presidents finds them divided over whether free two-year programs will be adopted in their states and worried about the direction of debt-free-college conversations. The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. Download a copy of the report. On Wednesday, May 4 at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will analyze the findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. Register for the webinar. The Inside Higher Ed survey of community college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons, Jenzabar and rSmart.

April 7, 2016
A report offers suggestions for how public research universities can thrive at a time of declining state support and increasing accountability.

April 7, 2016
Anger over the fallout from a powerful administrator hitting an employee with his car leads to takeover of administration building and debate over treatment of workers. University makes concessions, but sit-in continues. At Ohio State, a sit-in starts and ends.

April 7, 2016
Low-income and nondependent students have been protected from state disinvestment in higher education during the last two decades because of increasing federal aid spending, a new study finds.

April 7, 2016
When the Wisconsin Legislature took tenure out of state statute, faculty members at the University of Wisconsin at Madison hoped they could preserve the status quo in a campus policy. But that hope is fading amid new proposals on a policy for layoffs of professors.

April 7, 2016
Scholars warn Western universities could be held accountable for conduct in countries in which they operate campuses.

April 7, 2016
Mark O'Connell, interim president of Kellogg Community College, in Michigan, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. Mary A. Papazian, president of Southern Connecticut State University, has been chosen as president of San Jose State University, in California.

April 6, 2016
The Democratic front-runner criticizes her rival's college funding plan for relying on states to step up -- which her own plan does, too.

April 6, 2016
New study suggests that narcissistic business students thrive under narcissistic professors, while less narcissistic students suffer, to the detriment of all.

April 6, 2016
An inadequate high school education can get expensive for students when they need to take remedial courses in college, according to a new report.

April 6, 2016
Over the last few years, universities started appointing two deans to lead their law schools temporarily. Now, a few are going that route with permanent appointments.

April 6, 2016
New book tells story of a largely forgotten man who won a landmark Supreme Court decision.

April 5, 2016
Faculty and students protest return of professor accused of harassment and assault to campus after a one-term unpaid leave.

April 5, 2016
Though it's a violation of the division's "bedrock principle," the number of Division III colleges that consider athletic ability when making financial aid decisions is increasing.

April 5, 2016
University rejects student demands to drop name from public affairs school, but pledges to provide context on Wilson’s legacy of racism. U of Mississippi, meanwhile, debates the right context for a statue of a Confederate soldier.

April 5, 2016
After years of criticism from companies it hires to collect student loan payments, the Education Department plans to create a single standardized portal for borrowers to make payments.

April 5, 2016
Two studies show successful pass rates from Tennessee's first full semester of putting all developmental students in college-level courses.

April 4, 2016
As number of new Ph.D.s rises, the percentage of people earning a doctorate without a job waiting for them is up. While all disciplines face the problem, some have particularly high debt levels.

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