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November 7, 2019
Recovery programs that help students with alcohol and drug problems are more welcome as campus leaders try to help students overcome social barriers that prevent them from earning degrees.

November 7, 2019
Trump administration's Education Department says the Arizona university remains a for-profit, a surprising decision that may dump cold water on other nonprofit conversion bids.

November 7, 2019
Move comes after the tiny Vermont college failed to merge with University of Bridgeport.

November 7, 2019
Association of American Universities offers coveted invitations to Dartmouth, University of Utah and the University of California, Santa Cruz.

November 7, 2019
Students who reported being discriminated against for various reasons changed their activity levels and showed indications of depression, University of Washington researchers found.

November 6, 2019
Saying that their English department treats race and critical theory as an afterthought, students call on their peers to steer clear of most program offerings.

November 6, 2019
University of North Carolina system's top lawyer issues cease-and-desist letter to outside lawyer said to be representing some of its board members.

November 6, 2019
The university's handling of the physical removal of an African American student from her apartment prompted student protests and public criticism after a disturbing video of the event went viral.

November 5, 2019
Supporters of Ohio State plan to create undergraduate degree program in esports believe it will produce versatile and employable graduates for fast-growing gaming industry. Opponents say gaming as a scholarly pursuit has no place in academe.

November 5, 2019
California education law will now refer to those with economic or social challenges as "at-promise" students. Advocates hope the impact will be more than just a semantic shift.

November 5, 2019
After nearly 15 years without changes, Virginia went back to the drawing board on its financial aid allocations. Those involved believe the changes will make aid allocations more equitable and help today's students.

November 5, 2019
A new article in the American Journal of Education examines the disparities.

November 5, 2019
Ronald G. Cantor, president of Southern Maine Community College, has been selected as provost and vice president of academic affairs at Cayuga Community College, in New York. Brian W. Caputo, interim president of College of DuPage, in Illinois, has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis.

November 4, 2019
Graduate student's suicide at UW Madison is a devastating cautionary tale about abusive lab environments.

November 4, 2019
Getting a job increasingly requires going through an interview on an AI platform. Some colleges are trying to prepare their students for these nonhuman interactions, but many institutions are just getting acclimated to this new technology.

November 1, 2019
Trump administration calls its final rules on accreditation and state approval of online providers a rightsizing of bureaucracy that protects students. Consumer advocates and Democrats see an unraveling of federal oversight.

November 1, 2019
A community college trustee in New Jersey outraged some students and professors by attending a straight pride parade. What should the expectations be for trustee activities and speech unrelated to the college?

November 1, 2019
It's more common than you might think. And that's a bad thing for trainees and for science, a new study says.

November 1, 2019
Authors discuss their new book explaining higher education to those who work with it but aren't in it.

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