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September 25, 2017
Education Department rescinds two guidance documents from Obama administration and issues new directions on how colleges should comply with Title IX. New regulation will follow a formal notice-and-comment period.

September 25, 2017
Survey that attracted attention with its findings on student attitudes on First Amendment and violence turns out to have been opt-in, leading experts to criticize it as, in the words of one, “junk science.”

September 25, 2017
Ball State Faculty Council debates how to assess commitment to diversity when using teaching evaluations, and how to phrase the question.

September 25, 2017
Howard students shout, chant and protest through a convocation speech by the former FBI director. Others offer views on the clash of words.

September 25, 2017
An alliance of 11 public research universities shows that sharing data, ideas and practices can help more low-income students graduate.

September 25, 2017
University receives relatively mild punishment from NCAA,  even though the former head football coach pressured faculty member to raise a player's grade and didn't act when players tested positive for drugs.

September 22, 2017
Education Department’s inspector general labels Western Governors as a correspondence-course provider, seeks reimbursement of $713 million in aid and may broadly threaten competency-based education.

September 22, 2017
PETA goes after a Yale postdoc for her research on birds, and some academics cry foul.

September 22, 2017
Secretary DeVos has criticized the previous administration for shifting federal policy without appropriate public input. Critics say she's poised to do just that with new Title IX advice.

September 22, 2017
Assaults and race-related posters and graffiti afflict college campuses across the U.S., inflaming students as the academic year begins.

September 22, 2017
A University of Wisconsin student’s provocative clothing line blasts police brutality, and a conservative state lawmaker seeks “accountability.”

September 21, 2017
Stony Brook professors worry their budget is being balanced on the backs of junior faculty colleagues and programs in the humanities, risking curricular breadth and institutional integrity.

September 21, 2017
Even as GAO and others say department needs to do more to monitor institutions for financial risks, department doesn't plan changes.

September 21, 2017
A Georgia Tech police vehicle was torched and three were arrested during a protest this week.

September 21, 2017
Two college football players died after games last Saturday, following three off-season deaths this year, while a Harvard football player suffered a neck injury and remains paralyzed.

September 21, 2017
NCAA punishes the University of the Pacific after a former head men's basketball coach gave answers to players he was recruiting.

September 21, 2017
Labor Party has a shot to win election this month, in part by pushing the issue.

September 20, 2017
California State University, Northridge, prided itself on an extra general-education requirement centering on comparative cultural studies, but the Cal State system wants uniformity across campuses.

September 20, 2017
Much of the journal’s editorial board resigns, saying that a controversial article arguing in favor of colonialism failed to pass peer review but was published anyway -- and that the journal’s editor then misrepresented the process.

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