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November 2, 2017
New book by a former professor looks at the tensions and struggles behind what author describes as Georgetown’s “bold, important and interesting” experiment to bring American liberal education to Qatar.

November 2, 2017
Oberlin will no longer notify students about hateful fliers if there’s not an immediate threat. The college doesn’t want to amplify provocateurs, but some students worry silence sends the wrong message.

November 2, 2017
University of Oregon officials offer to pardon students who drowned out the president's speech last month if they meet with administrators.

November 2, 2017
An international buyer intends to employ faculty and staff in the future, but Rider issued the layoff notices in case the deal falls through.

November 2, 2017
Tech companies, with more data than ever before, struggle with strategic and ethical issues about using that information.

November 1, 2017
Falwell calls Liberty University the Fox News of academia. But where is one of President Trump’s staunchest supporters taking the university he and his family built?

November 1, 2017
Senior faculty members on three campuses face disciplinary action or resign over harassment allegations. Some observers see movement in the right direction but say academe still has a ways to go in ending the “academic casting couch.”

November 1, 2017
Cheap devices, known as keyloggers, are being used by students to steal professors’ passwords on campus and to change grades.

November 1, 2017
More young people are being exposed to the free community college movement than ever before, but some experts worry that tuition-free programs may not be sustainable or may create unintended consequences.

November 1, 2017
First announced in 2015, the competency-based graduate program will accept students next fall.

October 31, 2017
Could postdoc unions be the next big thing in collective bargaining among academics? Recent filing at University of Washington could be beginning of a new round of organizing.

October 31, 2017
New coalition of colleges, researchers and higher ed groups aims to understand why and how some institutions excel at enrolling and graduating underprivileged students (and others don’t).

October 31, 2017
Diversification bid from the two well-respected for-profits comes amid serious shake-up of the sector, which continues despite a more favorable regulatory climate.

October 31, 2017
Columbia is investigating some of those who disrupted a talk. Some professors question why the university is doing so, especially since many of those being investigated are from minority groups.

October 31, 2017
NCAA president says after two recent scandals in college athletics, the public is losing faith and major reforms are needed.

October 30, 2017
The two publicly traded for-profit college providers will combine corporate functions, but remain separate institutions, in deal worth $1.9 billion.

October 30, 2017
Lehigh board rejects calls from students and alumni to take back honor awarded in 1988. Wagner board also considered, and rejected, idea of revoking the honor.

October 30, 2017
Many victims’ rights and civil rights groups are reserving judgment on Trump’s pick to lead the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights, but advocates for Palestinian rights say his appointment could chill campus speech critical of Israel.

October 30, 2017
Clemson student government vice president, who is black, says he faces impeachment trial because he wouldn’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

October 30, 2017
Cedar Crest College is starting a doctoral program in nursing anesthesia. College of William & Mary is starting a master’s degree in English as a second language and bilingual education.

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