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June 18, 2015

U of Arizona plans to emphasize its land-grant status as it joins the state's other public universities in offering online degrees for undergraduates.

June 18, 2015

An international investigation shows the difficulty of monitoring and stopping academic ghostwriting.

June 18, 2015

The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Iona College Marcus Aldredge, sociology Manuel Gomez, foreign languages Andrew Griffith, accounting Jaeyoung Kang, management Joshua Klein, criminal justice John Theodore, psychology Middlebury College Joyce Mao, history Sarah Stroup, political science Jessica Teets, political science University of Kansas

June 17, 2015

Education Department and regional accreditors seek common ground on competency-based education, including what the faculty role should be in the emerging form of higher education.

June 17, 2015

A new graduate school of education will be competency-based. As demand for teachers increases and alternative preparation programs spread, this school hopes to stand out to the best aspiring educators.

June 17, 2015

Did the university demand the removal of a controversial journal issue from its website and then threaten to censor future issues?

June 17, 2015

House spending bill would block rating system, gainful employment and other regulations, provide funding increases for NIH and TRIO programs.

June 17, 2015

Disagreement between faculty members and administrators persists as Nassau Community College continues its three-year search for president.

June 16, 2015

Amid enrollment and revenue declines at home, American for-profit education companies have looked abroad, including to Brazil. But can -- and should -- Brazil's boom in proprietary education continue?

June 16, 2015

Disciplinary association issues open letter to victims of harassment and sexism, and calls for departments to promote equity. While some philosophers welcome the move, others doubt it will change anything.

June 16, 2015

Ed-tech start-up Kadenze launches an online education platform specifically created for creative arts courses.

June 16, 2015

U of California at San Francisco is about to ban sale of sugary beverages on campus. Will the policy make a difference? Will other colleges follow?

June 16, 2015

A coalition of disability studies scholars formulate guidelines to help publishers produce accessible books.

June 15, 2015

Elizabeth Warren and Chris Christie both made statements last week that luxury college amenities like lazy rivers and climbing walls are driving up the cost of college. Are the claims true?

June 15, 2015

Academics weigh in on the curious case of Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who allegedly passed as a black instructor of African-American studies for five years.

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