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March 21, 2016
U of Kansas lifts suspension of faculty member whose comments angered black students and others, who demanded she be fired.

March 21, 2016
The Markle Foundation, LinkedIn and the state of Colorado team up on a jobs site that seeks to create a common, skills-based language among job seekers, employers and education providers.

March 21, 2016
Initiative to simplify how colleges become authorized to offer online education outside their home state once again runs into opposition from advocacy groups, this time in New York.

March 21, 2016
Anti-Semitic graffiti appears on house of Jewish fraternity, and lecture canceled after some object to co-sponsorship by Hillel. Events come amid debate over environment for Jewish students nationally.

March 21, 2016
Inspired by findings of bias at the K-12 level, a study sought to see if higher ed officials would impose harsher penalties on hypothetical black students than on white ones.

March 21, 2016
Trinity College Dublin sent letters seeking favorable reviews. QS, a major player in rankings, says the university's actions are "in breach" and could warrant suspension from the process.

March 18, 2016
Harvard singled out its final clubs as especially dangerous places for women. Victims’ advocates and researchers argue more colleges should take a similarly hard look at fraternities.

March 18, 2016
The book and a planned appearance at Virginia Tech by one of its authors set off a debate over race, academic freedom and the role of a university president.

March 18, 2016
Education Department may soon tell more colleges to set aside money to cover federal loan discharges and other costs in case institutions collapse or become financially strapped.

March 18, 2016
As boot camps, online courses and other nontraditional academic offerings expand, several organizations angle to play an accreditor-like role in the growing space.

March 18, 2016
Many campus libraries are open to those with no affiliation with the colleges and are proud of that tradition -- even as it sometimes raises safety issues.

March 18, 2016
David W. Andrews, dean and professor of Johns Hopkins University School of Education, in Maryland, has been named president of National University, in California. Ronald Chesbrough, president of St. Charles Community College, in Missouri, has been selected as president of Cazenovia College, in New York.

March 17, 2016
Education Department may restrict common practice of for-profit colleges that prevents their students from suing them.

March 17, 2016
New paper argues that colleges can't afford to improve the pay and working conditions of those off the tenure track. Activists slam the analysis.

March 17, 2016
Community colleges are getting creative with how they handle low enrollment and money problems. A two-year college in Ohio has gone farther than most by hiring education juggernaut Pearson to handle marketing, recruitment and retention of students.

March 17, 2016
Elizabethtown College launches an online-first capital campaign to test the power of social media in higher education fund-raising. Black tie not required.

March 17, 2016
Western scholars recruited to a top university report feeling their careers are limited, and they leave after a few years.

March 16, 2016
U of California, which has seen divisive debates on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on its campuses, abandoned draft policy last year amid First Amendment concerns. The university is trying again.

March 16, 2016
Just half of black male athletes at the 65 top football and basketball institutions graduate within six years, a new study found. Other black students and other athletes fare much better at most colleges.

March 16, 2016
Study looks at the reasons why people pirate scholarly articles from peer-to-peer research sharing communities -- it's more convenience than ideology.

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