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July 29, 2016
Baldwin Wallace University is starting a bachelor of fine arts in acting. Cuyamaca College is starting an associate degree in Kumeyaay studies, which focuses on the language, culture and history of the Native American tribe.

July 28, 2016
A new report says the wealthy do not disproportionately benefit from public subsidies, but some wonder whether low-income students get enough.

July 28, 2016
Zenith Education gets a new CEO and $250 million from its guaranty agency owner, to continue effort to reinvent career education and recover from shedding 29 campuses and 23,000 students since buying the remains of failed for-profit.

July 28, 2016
Advocates of free community college initiatives want to remain nonpartisan, and sometimes that means altering the rhetoric.

July 28, 2016
After taking a backseat to debate over free tuition at four-year public colleges, free community college advocates see chance to build momentum.

July 28, 2016
Convention brings together hundreds of libertarian college students, among whom Gary Johnson is a popular choice. Few back Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

July 27, 2016
Experts praise a proposed arrangement -- which system officials avoid calling the "M-word" -- but faculty members on the affected campuses worry about local identity.

July 27, 2016
Philadelphia-based start-up Yellowdig is betting it can help students connect with their peers -- and faculty members understand what captures students' attention.

July 27, 2016
Speech after speech discusses student debt -- and praises the Clinton plan (based in part on Sanders plan) for college affordability.

July 27, 2016
A new off-Broadway play features a character based on a real media studies professor.

July 27, 2016
Chippewa Valley Technical College is starting an associate degree in professional communications. Oakland University, in Michigan, is starting a master’s degree in cybersecurity.

July 26, 2016
Hamilton College's new requirement that all majors incorporate diversity into their curricula sparks debate about what constitutes diversity and where it's best studied.

July 26, 2016
While most faculty members are still unaware of open educational resources, use in introductory courses nearly rivals that of traditional textbooks, study finds.

July 26, 2016
Author asks why some countries are better than others at science and technology.

July 26, 2016
Nine institutions in Pierce County, Wash., are working together to foster a college-going culture among local K-12 students.

July 26, 2016
This month's edition of the “Pulse” podcast features an interview with Jason Gad, vice president of business development at ExamSoft.

July 26, 2016
Judith L. Bonner, former president of the University of Alabama, has been appointed provost and executive vice president at Mississippi State University.

July 25, 2016
Academic at center of dispute at Seattle University -- subject of lengthy sit-in demanding her ouster and protest defending her -- will retire.

July 25, 2016
Academics fact-check the persistent idea, promoted at GOP convention, that liberal professors politically indoctrinate their students.

July 25, 2016
U of Cape Town rescinds speaking invitation to Danish publisher of cartoons of Muhammad, citing security concerns and risk of polarization. Polarization ensues.

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