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February 22, 2018
The American Council on Education has announced plans to evaluate skills learned in the workplace, putting a key higher ed organization in the middle of the alternative credentials landscape.

February 22, 2018
How did a professor's stray email linking to an Inside Higher Ed article result in a letter of reprimand in his personnel file?

February 22, 2018
Annual event, seen as way to highlight needs of minority groups, set off major controversy last year.

February 22, 2018
Outgoing Adams State University president Beverlee McClure blames a blog run by a former instructor for many of the problems that plagued her during her tenure, including reaction to a controversial costume choice that she continues to defend.

February 22, 2018
A new survey shows graduates from Achieving the Dream colleges report higher percentages of financial and community well-being compared to other community college alumni.

February 22, 2018
British universities protest, and publisher drops plan for extra charges for articles more than 20 years old.

February 21, 2018
Scholar says a new book on China’s “leftover women” fails to acknowledge her years of research in the area -- and the fact that both authors have corresponded on the topic since 2011.

February 21, 2018
Adams State president Beverlee McClure has been put on leave for reasons unknown, though professors have accused her of mismanagement and cruelty. Her Halloween costume left many appalled.

February 21, 2018
New project from land-grant university association will bring 100 institutions together to work on improving student completion rates and closing achievement gaps.

February 21, 2018
Education Department signals interest in revisiting rules making student loans eligible for bankruptcy -- a priority for some Democrats and consumer groups.

February 21, 2018
Faculty members earn 15 percent less than others with advanced degrees, study finds. They work equally long hours.

February 20, 2018
Sewanee rejects push to revoke honorary degree given to Charlie Rose. Students object not only to that decision but to letter from university leaders about forgiveness, sin and condemnation.

February 20, 2018
New app seeks to shake up student ratings of instruction by promoting open-ended feedback in the moment, throughout the semester, so that the feedback becomes more constructive than punitive.

February 20, 2018
The University of Michigan will allow "alternative resolutions" to resolve certain sexual violence cases, a step some survivor advocates have opposed.

February 20, 2018
Author discusses new book about how World War I created a brief period of progress for female scientists in Britain -- and the implications of that history for women in science today.

February 20, 2018
Administrator says it is "reverse racism" to seek more diversity in the names of buildings.

February 19, 2018
Donation from NRA president helped prompt college to change gift policy, raising questions: If you take someone's money, are you endorsing them? What if he boasts of getting professors "giddy" about shooting guns?

February 19, 2018
A president is on leave over allegations that include unwanted hugging. Should college leaders stick to handshakes?

February 19, 2018
Proposed reorganization would eliminate office of under secretary, which oversaw higher ed policy for much of the Obama and George W. Bush administrations, and combine postsecondary and career and technical education into a single office.

February 19, 2018
Among those murdered were one student who had committed to attending the University of Indianapolis and another who was bound for Lynn University. Plus, past articles on colleges and national policies on gun violence.

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