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October 7, 2016
Author discusses his new book about why philosophers were an early target of the Cold War Red scare.

October 7, 2016
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges: Gettysburg College Abou Bamba, Africana studies Avner Dorman, music Yeon-Su Kim, music Jennifer Powell, biology Stefanie Sobelle, English Brent Talbot, music New York Institute of Technology

October 6, 2016
Study suggests that language recommendation writers use to describe women may disadvantage them as job candidates, portraying them as less dynamic and excellent than male counterparts.

October 6, 2016
National accreditor ACCSC gets inquiries from nearly 300 colleges overseen by ACICS, most of them for-profits. Critics of accreditors will be watching as the agency reviews the flood of applications.

October 6, 2016
Admissions counselors raise concerns over some colleges packaging PLUS loans in financial aid award letters, possibly misleading families about cost of attendance.

October 6, 2016
New book explores what it means to be a scholar at a moment when every aspect of life in academe is being changed by technology.

October 6, 2016
Two Belgian universities join forces to offer unusual undergraduate program for internationally minded students.

October 5, 2016
Appeals court revives suit over student complaints about being pressured to participate in medical procedure.

October 5, 2016
“I just wonder how long we can go,” one faculty member at the financially struggling public university says.

October 5, 2016
Jewish professors at Wheelock College say they were subject to campaign of harassment after suggesting that Jewish students are underrepresented in campus life.

October 5, 2016
East Carolina U bars band members from protest during national anthem. Stance differs from that of other public colleges and universities.

October 5, 2016
Furman University seeks to set itself apart by focusing on students' career and research experience, and the liberal arts university will create a team of mentors for each student, often including faculty members.

October 5, 2016
Colleges are victims of a social media hoax, prompting concern that people dressed as clowns were stalking students and challenging campus security leaders.

October 4, 2016
American U student government launches campaign in support of mandatory trigger warnings -- despite a recently reaffirmed faculty stance against them.

October 4, 2016
The Supreme Court’s decision not to hear the O’Bannon case protects college sports’ amateurism model for now, but earlier ruling that the association violates antitrust laws leaves the model vulnerable.

October 4, 2016
A group of professors and not-so-academic writers declare support for the GOP presidential candidate. But the list of signatures highlights Trump's limited appeal in academe, even among Republican presidential candidates.

October 4, 2016
In new collection of essays, scholars make the case for diversity as essential to higher education and society generally.

October 4, 2016
A Kansas-based community college is expanding across state lines to help fill a shortage in helicopter and commercial airplane pilots.

October 3, 2016
Study of public voter registration data shows that Democrats outnumber Republicans among social scientists, 11.5 to one. Does it matter?

October 3, 2016
Florida colleges are facing the greatest danger, but experts say institutions everywhere must plan for possible risks, too.

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