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January 26, 2018
In this month's episode of The Pulse podcast, Rodney B. Murray discusses USciences eLearning 3.0, the conference that his institution, the University of the Sciences, is holding March 7. Murray, host of The Pulse, explores the conference's 16-year history and the highlights of this year's agenda, including a keynote from Bryan Alexander and a panel on the future of higher education.

January 25, 2018
The question is often “What did a president know, and when did she know it?” But in complex sexual misconduct cases that involve institutional failures, at what point does that stop mattering? Under fire, Michigan State president resigns.

January 25, 2018
In investigating Michigan State and Larry Nassar, sports group is crossing into new enforcement territory unlike anything since its inquiry and punishment of Penn State, experts say.

January 25, 2018
Rising returns in 2017 weren't enough to keep up 10-year averages, fueling concerns about endowments' long-term spending power -- especially in light of new tax.

January 25, 2018
Study finds that a given discipline's perceived gender bias plays the biggest role in whether women choose to major in it.

January 25, 2018
Education Department releases details on new prepaid card for some federal student loan recipients. But consumer advocates question the pilot program over student data and restrictions on spending.

January 24, 2018
Inside Higher Ed/Gallup survey of academic officers finds concerns on free speech, academic freedom, economic challenges, tenure and textbooks -- while also finding confidence in institutions' academic health.

January 24, 2018
U of Rochester Faculty Senate considers a motion to censure T. Florian Jaeger, even though the university cleared him of sexual harassment.

January 24, 2018
Students interact less with peers of different faiths and traditions once they enter college, a new study finds.

January 24, 2018
At least one college warns its students about the "Tide pod challenge," but so far there have been no publicized cases of college students getting sick after eating laundry detergent packets.

January 24, 2018
Duke University: Tim Cook, CEO of Apple. Elon University: Leo M. Lambert, who is stepping down as president of the university. Kenyon College: Nate Silver, the statistician and journalist.

January 23, 2018
A late Southern Illinois professor's findings on a potential vaccine for herpes looked promising, until it was revealed he'd proceeded with a risky human trial with no oversight.

January 23, 2018
Civil liberties supporters want University of Alabama president to reverse expulsion of student who posted racist rants, saying her First Amendment rights were violated.

January 23, 2018
A recent accreditation policy has many colleges -- particularly in rural areas -- struggling to find qualified instructors to teach popular dual-credit courses for high school students.

January 23, 2018
WeWork and 2U are working to create a “global campus” for adults studying for job-friendly credentials online, expanding their competitive footprint.

January 23, 2018
Clarence D. Armbrister, president of Girard College, a boarding school in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as president of Johnson C. Smith University, in North Carolina. Seth Bodnar, senior executive for strategy and transformation at GE Transportation, in Illinois, has been selected as president of the University of Montana.

January 22, 2018
Nationally, state support for higher education increased 1.6 percent from 2017 to 2018, its slowest growth in five years.

January 22, 2018
NSF report shows 2.2 percent drop in undergraduate and 5.5 percent drop in graduate international enrollment.

January 22, 2018
Student aid won't face immediate impact, but civil rights investigations are likely to halt. Research agencies are unlikely to review and act on grant proposals.

January 22, 2018
Tarrant County College suspends astronomy instructor after he talked about the Koran in class in the dark, his face covered by a scarf.

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