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April 27, 2016
For the second year in a row, public colleges relied more on state funding and less on tuition revenue, reversing a recent trend.

April 27, 2016
Association earned praise for condemning Indiana law that permitted discrimination against gay people. Why doesn't it take a similar stance against its own members?

April 27, 2016
James Tracy, Newtown-shooting denier and ex-professor at Florida Atlantic, alleges in a federal suit that his faculty union conspired with the institution to get rid of him.

April 27, 2016
This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Christopher Jaynes, chief technology officer at Mersive.

April 26, 2016
Illinois governor's pick for state higher education board questions the way academic freedom is defined, the need to defend faculty rights and scientific consensus on evolution.

April 26, 2016
The Obama administration announces a new $100 million competitive grants program to stimulate the expansion of free community college programs and connect college graduates to in-demand jobs.

April 26, 2016
Two national applications will offer applicants the chance to move past the traditional gender binary in classifying themselves.

April 26, 2016
Eight African-American women finish doctorates in education simultaneously this year at Indiana U. They created a "sister circle" for support.

April 26, 2016
For their departing gift to the university, seniors at Penn State created an endowment for the university's counseling center to expand mental health services they found wanting.

April 26, 2016
Azusa Pacific University is starting a master's program in psychology. Holy Family University is starting an undergraduate major in neuroscience.

April 25, 2016
Decision to grant a publisher the right to print the writings of Aaron Swartz -- viewed by some as a martyr of the open-access movement -- sets off a debate about copyright.

April 25, 2016
Obama administration continues to turn up pressure on accreditors, promising in new letter to measure the agencies against their peers and urging more focus on student achievement and troubled colleges.

April 25, 2016
As Arizona institutions continue to struggle with deep cuts to state funding, some wonder why on-campus 'freedom centers' funded by the Charles Koch Foundation could get $5 million grant.

April 25, 2016
U of Chicago coach tells judge that former speaker, about to be sentenced for hiding hush money to cover up charges he molested boys, is "outstanding human being" for taking on U.S. Education Department.

April 25, 2016
Clemson makes numerous pledges on minority faculty, enrollments and diversity training, but administrators and students remain apart on some issues.

April 22, 2016
Taxpayers in California and San Francisco helped City College sort out its accreditation crisis and loss of a third of its students. But the new money runs dry soon, and faculty plan strike next week over brewing budget fight.

April 22, 2016
Tennessee Legislature votes to cut all state funds for office that promotes diversity at state's flagship university, where students walked out of class to oppose the legislation.

April 22, 2016
The ASU GSV Summit, where investors and start-ups frolic, welcomes more educators and focuses more on working with higher ed than on conquering it.

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