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March 25, 2016
Congressional inquiry seeks the names and identities of academics, including graduate students, prompting criticism from scholars who say the probe is more about intimidation than information.

March 25, 2016
Bill Clinton hits the stump this week to make the case for Hillary Clinton's college affordability plan, criticizing states' "underfunding" of public higher education.

March 25, 2016
Analysis finds little evidence linking language to acceptance or rejection by journals.

March 24, 2016
AAUP attempts to reframe debate and put focus on due process and the importance of faculty freedom of speech.

March 24, 2016
Soon, the University of Maryland's College Park and Baltimore campuses could be combined. Will College Park's growing influence help the university system's other campuses -- or marginalize them?

March 24, 2016
U of California alters definitions in proposed statement on intolerance that is attracting considerable scrutiny from faculty members and activists.

March 24, 2016
Newly confirmed Education Secretary John B. King Jr. will chastise higher education for inequality and urge colleges and universities to do more for low-income students.

March 24, 2016
Elizabeth Burns, interim provost of Marygrove College, in Michigan, has been selected as president there. Paul Lowell Haines, a partner at the law firm Faegre Baker Daniels, in Indiana, has been appointed president of Taylor University, also in Indiana.

March 24, 2016
Federal judge backs finding that an accreditor misled the Education Department about a now-closed for-profit institution, and relieves most of the college's debt.

March 23, 2016
New piece of governor's ambitious higher ed agenda would break up statewide governing board to focus on two-year colleges and give six universities more independence. Critics predict backsliding on the state's goals and skewed institutional priorities.

March 23, 2016
Public colleges are increasing students' overall graduation rates, but a study finds the gap between black and white students continues to widen.

March 23, 2016
After pledging to stop using five debt collectors last year over allegations they misled borrowers, U.S. Education Department gives two of them new business.

March 23, 2016
U of California at San Diego's new early warning system aims to condense millions of data points into a simple metric showing whether students will graduate on time.

March 23, 2016
Kentucky lawmakers mull a scholarship bill that could add the state to those offering free community college.

March 22, 2016
Governors State U, with many at-risk students, and without much money, opts to fill freshman program course sections with full-time faculty members only.

March 22, 2016
After university agrees to extend offers to subcontracted workers, largest employee union at UC Berkeley retracts call for speakers to boycott the campus.

March 22, 2016
Two former college presidents, both longtime scholars of higher education, discuss their new book on the problems -- real and imagined -- facing academe.

March 22, 2016
New documentary explores the philosophy and players behind cutting state support for higher education.

March 22, 2016
Indiana Court of Appeals rules that private colleges must release police records, but new legislation may override that change.

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