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May 12, 2016
Controversial Ball State U professor earns tenure despite past allegations that he pushed creationism in the science classroom.

May 12, 2016
Republican senator renews debate over federal support for studies whose significance is not immediately apparent.

May 12, 2016
U of Cambridge introduces business program that is one of the most expensive degrees in the world.

May 11, 2016
Rutgers professors vote a second time to seek access to and limits on use of data from Academic Analytics -- as faculty advocates vow to take such criticism to other campuses.

May 11, 2016
Professors at Syracuse University fight a plan that they say reflects the wrong priorities at a time of staff buyouts.

May 11, 2016
System president's email criticizing tenure expectations and comparing professors to railroad brakemen adds to faculty frustration in Wisconsin. But the governor likes the email.

May 11, 2016
The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics says it may explore ways to allow players to profit off their names and likenesses, though some members argue too few athletes would benefit from such a change.

May 11, 2016
The country's strict new law regulating the activities of foreign nongovernmental organizations raises many unanswered questions for universities operating there.

May 11, 2016
Richard Benson, dean of the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been chosen as president of the University of Texas at Dallas. Ian Bickford, founding dean of Bard Academy at Simon’s Rock, has been appointed provost of Bard College at Simon’s Rock in Massachusetts.

May 10, 2016
Minnesota Faculty Senate mulls statement making free speech a “paramount” value, but critics wonder whether the pledge as written condones hate speech. A separate proposed policy would create an on-campus free speech advocate.

May 10, 2016
Start-up uses data analytics to tackle information overload among researchers and publishers in science, medical and technical fields.

May 10, 2016
Ken Burns, in the Jefferson Lecture, champions fields that are under attack -- and speaks of the value of narratives.

May 10, 2016
A growing number of colleges and universities are emphasizing civic engagement in their curriculum -- a move institutions say is in response to an erosion of public discourse.

May 9, 2016
In January, three black students reported a hate crime. Now, after authorities released evidence that the students lied, SUNY Albany tries to move forward.

May 9, 2016
U of Maine used tuition-matching campaign to force its way into conversation with other Northeastern flagships. Move boosted freshman commitments, but none of the targeted campuses are admitting to losing applicants.

May 9, 2016
Students and alumni at William Carey University want to know why a tenured faculty member was dismissed. Some fear it is because he taught Genesis as divine but not literal.

May 9, 2016
Education Department urges colleges to rethink whether they should ask applicants about criminal and disciplinary records -- and to be more nuanced when they do so.

May 9, 2016
SUNY Oswego has seen success expanding the diversity of its students who study abroad.

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