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July 18, 2017
Southern Methodist University Karisa Cloward, political science Archie Cummings, theater Amy Freund, art history Jon Hackler, theater Erin Hochman, history Chris Jenks, law Chrystyna Kouros, psychology Peter Kupfer, musicology Barry Lee, mathematics Brian Molanphy, art Benno Rumpf, mathematics Jayson Sae-Saue, English Brian Zoltowski, chemistry University of Colorado at Boulder

July 17, 2017
Trinity of Connecticut clears Johnny Williams of wrongdoing, but he remains on leave -- now voluntary -- as his supporters say college needs to apologize for criticizing him over use of racially charged hashtag.

July 17, 2017
Attorney general railed against crime in sanctuary cities, citing two professors’ work. But his claims are contrary to their conclusions.

July 17, 2017
Six full-time professors -- including leaders of efforts to question administration -- lose jobs.

July 17, 2017
Surveys find that language and distance, particularly for small groups of nationalities, can be barriers to raising awareness about Long Beach's popular college promise program.

July 14, 2017
Education secretary, after day of meetings on campus sex assaults, says that “many things are not working well.” Advocates fear she will loosen requirements of colleges.

July 14, 2017
The ABA wants to end a rule that assures law schools have the majority of courses taught by full-timers. While some say this would minimize costs, others see an erosion of quality.

July 14, 2017
Interest is high in public-private partnerships, which are allowing universities to pursue new types of financing and projects. But speakers warn that they aren’t a magic bullet.

July 14, 2017
Dev Bootcamp, an early skills-training provider for software developers, struggled to find a viable business model. Experts predict other boot-camp closures or consolidations.

July 14, 2017
Opening of Israeli university in China reflects closer ties in countries not interested in boycott movement.

July 13, 2017
Women’s groups alarmed that Title IX summit will include “men’s rights” groups that many say minimize reality of rape; statement from key civil rights official -- on which she later backtracked -- casts doubt on 90 percent of campus reports of assaults.

July 13, 2017
In draft bill, House Republicans reject administration plan to slash research reimbursements, propose increased spending on NIH and college prep programs, and sustain AmeriCorps. Panel would take $3.3 billion from Pell surplus.

July 13, 2017
Article sets off debate on whether a roots genre from Appalachia risks its authenticity when colleges study and teach it.

July 13, 2017
Research university leaders see wake-up call in data on sharp partisan divide on higher education and deep cuts proposed by Trump.

July 13, 2017
A Harvard panel of faculty members and administrators wants to eliminate Greek life and other exclusive groups.

July 12, 2017
Historian alleges coordinated criticism of her latest book, which is critical of radical right, from many who have received Koch funding.

July 12, 2017
State requires a change to remedial education that’s based on an increasingly popular reform concept.

July 12, 2017
Students are more likely to graduate from colleges that cost more and spend more than others, study finds.

July 12, 2017
Author discusses his new book, which argues that politicians and “zombie leadership” in higher education are destroying academic values.

July 12, 2017
Shirley M. Collado, executive vice chancellor and chief operating officer at Rutgers University at Newark, has been selected as president of Ithaca College, in New York. Richard Cummins, president of Columbia Basin College, in Washington, has been named chancellor at WGU Washington.

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