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December 1, 2016
Salem State reopens exhibit that was shuttered based on student criticisms but places most controversial piece behind drapes. Maryland Institute College of Art involves students in displaying piece on the KKK.

November 30, 2016
Campus leaders face intense scrutiny for what they say or don’t say in this tense period. Some messages that go over well on campus receive considerable criticism as they spread.

November 30, 2016
Philosopher proposes a code of conduct for academics in a time of political uncertainty. MIT faculty members affirm their commitment to shared values.

November 30, 2016
Views held by Tom Price, Trump’s pick for health secretary, would put him at odds with many scientists, but academic groups say he appreciates medical education and value of research.

November 30, 2016
Trump’s comments on possibly undoing U.S.-Cuba “deal” in wake of Fidel Castro’s death cast uncertainty about future of educational exchanges with island nation, which have been on the rise.

November 30, 2016
Can a women’s college house undergraduate men on campus and still be a women’s college? Many Mary Baldwin alumnae answer no.

November 29, 2016
University police officer shoots and kills student who drove into a crowd and then started attacking people with a butcher knife.

November 29, 2016
New book argues that sometimes faculty members of color going up for tenure are judged by a higher standard than are their white peers.

November 29, 2016
Udacity and some boot camps offer money-back guarantees despite state bans on job-placement promises in higher education. But some say the offers are a form of risk sharing worth considering.

November 29, 2016
Community colleges across Texas are finding tens of thousands of high school students who are eager to take free dual-credit courses, an approach favored by the state's mostly Republican lawmakers.

November 29, 2016
American University is starting an online master of science in sports analytics and management. Broward College is starting a bachelor of science degree in aerospace sciences.

November 28, 2016
Salem State invited artists to create works inspired by election. Several paintings, created by critics of Trump, were intended to draw attention to oppression. But minority students were offended -- and university shuttered exhibit.

November 28, 2016
Some doctorate earners emerge with high levels of debt, while a growing number have none. For a plurality, teaching assistantships are top source of revenue, but that's not the case for most other disciplines.

November 28, 2016
Two Jewish professors on different campuses are harassed with anti-Semitic threats -- at a time when swastikas have appeared at a number of institutions.

November 28, 2016
Betsy DeVos has led Michigan GOP and organizations pushing for school choice, but her views on higher education are largely unknown.

November 28, 2016
Video of Richard B. Spencer's recent speech -- in which supporters gave Nazi salute -- draws attention to alt-right leader. His plan to visit Texas A&M has set off a debate.

November 28, 2016
Within NSF’s rankings of top 25 institutions in R&D expenditures, 14 institutions are up at least one spot, while six are down at least a notch.

November 23, 2016
Massachusetts Institute of Technology issues an invitation to publishers, researchers and universities to collaborate on a vision for the future of libraries.

November 23, 2016
NCAA orders Notre Dame to vacate two seasons of football wins after an athletic trainer completed course assignments for several players. University says punishment is too harsh.

November 23, 2016
In an unprecedented move, the state of Idaho decided to automatically admit all high school graduates to its public universities. Enrollment rose.

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