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May 10, 2017
More than 100 elite private high schools aim to replace traditional transcripts with competency-based, nonstandardized documents -- with no grades. They plan to expand to public high schools, with goal of completely changing how students are evaluated.

May 10, 2017
New study suggests student evaluations are dependent on discipline and they tend to be especially “hazardous” to professors in quantitative fields.

May 10, 2017
Right-wing national organizations are directly influencing college and university GOP groups, giving them money and supplies to spread their messages, but on many campuses they seem more focused on attracting controversy than converts.

May 10, 2017
Other institutions can learn from historically black colleges by using culturally responsive teaching to improve developmental education success rates for minority students, new report finds.

May 10, 2017
Louisiana State University tells athletes not to wear university gear if they talk publicly about the outcome of the Alton Sterling case.

May 9, 2017
New law bans use of state funds for such talks, but state funds weren’t used for the visit by the star of once popular reality show.

May 9, 2017
Professor calls diversity training workshop to which colleagues were invited a “waste,” setting off debate about inclusiveness and civility.

May 9, 2017
Despite questions about privacy, colleges using biometric authentication such as iris scans say they are mostly concerned with getting students into campus facilities as quickly as possible.

May 9, 2017
With interagency panel launched under Obama no longer active, observers see a Department of Education less interested in leading oversight of for-profit college sector. State regulators may become more important.

May 9, 2017
Unusual foundation grant will pay for community colleges and four-year institutions to improve their transfer pathways, with goal of 30 percent bump in four-year degrees earned by community college graduates.

May 9, 2017
Beloit College: Roberta Cordano, the president of Gallaudet University. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Frank T. Brogan, chancellor of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education; and others. Cottey College: Tara Stuart, a member of the World Peace and Prayer Society.

May 8, 2017
Professor’s public resignation letter points to tensions in Kansas as new law takes effect this summer.

May 8, 2017
On Friday, he suggests aid program for black colleges may be unconstitutional. On Sunday, he says his support for the institutions is “unwavering.”

May 8, 2017
Experts say jury award to former Iowa athletics official points to gender and sexual orientation bias issues present at many colleges and universities.

May 8, 2017
First-year Grinnell students travel to Germany, Greece, Mexico, Spain and the U.S. Southwest for comparative class on migration, borders and refugees.

May 8, 2017
To mixed reactions from analysts, 2U acquires its way into the certificate and international markets.

May 8, 2017
Boston University: Bonnie Hammer, the chair of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment. Dominican College, in New York: Raymond J. McGuire, global head of corporate and investment banking for Citi. Dunwoody College of Technology: Will Steger, the environmentalist, author and explorer.

May 5, 2017
Senate passes resolution rebuking the university’s unexpected acquisition and calling for it to be rescinded.

May 5, 2017
Court says Marquette was justified in punishing a professor for using his blog to criticize a graduate student by name.

May 5, 2017
Professor says she’s giving up a tenure-track job in the U.S. and taking her family back to Canada over racism directed at her Nicaraguan-born spouse.

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