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February 7, 2018
Higher education groups forcefully criticize House GOP's plan to reshape the federal student aid system and how it holds colleges accountable.

February 7, 2018
Author discusses new book on what he views as the dangers of an obsession with numbers in analyzing admissions, academic success, faculty productivity and more in higher education.

February 7, 2018
Though University of Texas at Austin called getting rid of fees for counseling "a new investment" in mental health, few institutions charge students for these visits.

February 7, 2018
Cabrini University Dawn Francis, communication Michelle Szpara, graduate education Colby College Dean Allbritton, Spanish David Angelini, biology Travis Reynolds, environmental studies Middlebury College William Amidon, geology Christal Brown, dance Irina Feldman, Spanish Erick Gong, economics Damascus Kafumbe, music Williams College

February 6, 2018
Alumni donors help push charitable totals to $43.6 billion in 2017.

February 6, 2018
Scholar at respected professional organization sets off Twitter furor by questioning new book on technology and discrimination that he later admitted he hadn't read. 

February 6, 2018
Description of conservative group's gathering said immigration has turned U.S. into "porcelain receptacle for other nations’ wretched refuse." Group said rhetoric was intentionally hyperbolic, and that students canceled the event.

February 6, 2018
Regional accreditors weigh in on graduation rates with an analysis of colleges with low rates, but the agencies argue against using a "bright-line" approach.

February 6, 2018
The consortium, which recently declared bankruptcy, may have found a white knight to continue the work of its Horizon Project.

February 5, 2018
Study counters widely held views about how students' political views change when they arrive in college.

February 5, 2018
At Colorado State, skirmishes follow a speech, and anger follows anti-immigrant posters. At Tennessee, concerns arise over a room booked under apparently false pretenses. Colorado State president issues statement saying, "A Nazi is a Nazi is a Nazi."

February 5, 2018
With President Trump and others saying community colleges should focus only on vocational programs, some educators note the key role the institutions play in getting students on the road to bachelor's degrees.

February 5, 2018
A new novel about academic life is not a ringing endorsement, to say the least. But it will make you laugh. And that's the point.

February 5, 2018
A lecture-capture platform with a "confusion alert" button is changing the way some instructors teach.

February 2, 2018
President Trump wants to see community colleges change names and shift focus to more job training, which two-year college leaders say they already do.

February 2, 2018
Kenyon professor calls off original play about cultural insensitivity amid criticism that it's culturally insensitive.

February 2, 2018
State legislatures are banning spaces colleges have carved out for free expression and protest that many consider restrictive.

February 2, 2018
Federal study finds that 72 percent of a nationally representative sample had some college, and plurality of those who didn't earned $10,000 or less.

February 2, 2018
Britain’s conservative press uses American rhetoric -- “snowflakes” and “trigger warnings” -- to describe British academe. But students there don’t even know the terms.

February 2, 2018
Jerryl Briggs, acting president and former executive vice president and chief operating officer at Mississippi Valley State University, has been named president on a permanent basis. Cynthia K. Larive, interim provost and executive vice chancellor at the University of California, Riverside, has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis.

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