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August 5, 2015
American Society for Microbiology shows that a scientific group with relatively few female speakers can change things dramatically in just a few years.

August 5, 2015
Duquesne U. adjuncts are angry over what they see as a thinly-veiled threat not to rehire those colleagues involved in a long-running union drive.

August 5, 2015
Since Australian universities won the right to enroll any students they deemed qualified, the proportion of students failing out has spiked, especially from online programs.

August 4, 2015
Even as free and low-cost textbook initiatives grow, most efforts are still focused on introductory courses. Options are far more limited in upper-level courses, where a single textbook can now cost $400.

August 4, 2015
Getting tenure is never guaranteed. But two American U. professors say they don't know what -- other than their age -- could have counted against them in their recent tenure denials.

August 4, 2015
Louisiana tried to tighten admissions standards by shifting remediation to community colleges. But when enrollment dropped at four-year universities, without increasing at two-year institutions, the state shifted course.

August 4, 2015
Authors discuss new book on high levels of Asian-American achievement in education in which they argue that it's not about culture.

August 4, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Anna Turnage, communication studies Jennifer Venditti-Roadarmel, biological and allied health sciences Lee University Christopher Blake, language and literature Carmen Guerrero, language and literature John Hisey, biology Sacred Heart University

August 3, 2015
While discussing the Higher Education Act, Vanderbilt's chancellor equated cost of compliance to $11,000 per student -- and the message snowballed.

August 3, 2015
Researchers object to powerful lawmaker's bill that would require NSF to stipulate how each award relates to "national interest."

August 3, 2015
25 gay rights groups urge Common Application to add optional questions about sexual orientation and gender identity.

August 3, 2015
Months after U of Oregon's actions exposed the ability of colleges to seek mental health records of alleged rape victims, the outrage hasn't led to action to prevent others from doing the same thing.

August 3, 2015
Author discusses her new book on career advice for grad students and junior faculty members.  

July 31, 2015
New framework for AP U.S. history has more American exceptionalism and more on the Founding Fathers, responding to critics who said first version was too leftist.

July 31, 2015
Federal work-study generally boosts students' odds of graduating and getting a job, study finds. But money too often goes to wealthier students, and findings show an alarming increase in participants' debt loads.

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