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June 16, 2017
Head basketball coach at Louisville, where program paid escorts to strip and perform sex acts for recruits, will be suspended for five games. The university says the punishment -- seen by some experts as a slap on the wrist -- is too harsh and intends to appeal.

June 16, 2017
To distress of advocates, Education Department tells civil rights investigators to focus on individual complaints -- and not automatically go beyond them -- in looking for history of discrimination at institutions.

June 16, 2017
Adolescents who see widespread layoffs around them as they grow up are less likely to enroll in college -- even if no one in their family loses a job.

June 16, 2017
A new executive order from the White House seeks to expand apprenticeships and open the door to a larger role for industry groups and alternative education providers.

June 16, 2017
But avoid legislation that would cap bachelor’s degree programs and create new oversight board.

June 15, 2017
Trump administration will suspend borrower defense and renegotiate gainful employment, two Obama administration rules aimed at reining in for-profit colleges. Moves draw rebukes from Democrats and student advocates.  

June 15, 2017
Move -- by 2-to-1 margin -- follows several years of heated debates at association’s annual meetings.

June 15, 2017
MIT students reported that taking course online -- instead of same course on campus -- was less stressful than their in-person classes.

June 15, 2017
Bill would require the state’s public universities to release data on credit acceptance for transfer students as well as graduation rates for those students.

June 15, 2017
Young voters, angered over what they must pay to attend universities, were a big part of the Labour Party’s revival.

June 14, 2017
Trump administration’s apprenticeship push will include call for up to $200 million in new funding, a less balky federal registration process and more participation by noncollege education providers.

June 14, 2017
A dispute about a sociology test question on slave families ended in a lecturer's termination this spring at the University of Tennessee.

June 14, 2017
The Department of Education appears ready to update the College Scorecard later this year.

June 14, 2017
New York’s much-debated free public college tuition program received 21,000 applications in five days, a quick start even as many colleges project few students will receive aid from the effort.

June 14, 2017
Survey finds progress in comprehensive internationalization efforts. The top two priority activities for colleges are sending U.S. students abroad and recruiting international students.

June 13, 2017
Colorado chancellor suspended 10 days for not telling authorities of allegations of domestic violence by assistant coach. Athletics director, head coach ordered to each pay $100,000.

June 13, 2017
Scholarly database JSTOR explores -- through a white paper and prototypes -- how to redesign the scholarly monograph for digital reading.

June 13, 2017
A student at SMU said she was unfairly suspended for putting up fliers to respond to racist posters on campus.

June 13, 2017
Move is part of a goal to significantly raise graduation rates.

June 13, 2017
Author explains his history of American higher education, told through specific periods in the development of various sectors.

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