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March 5, 2018
College of Idaho's unusual move has experts wondering whether two presidents will create dueling centers of power or reinforce each other. College says it vetted the situation thoroughly and is confident.

March 2, 2018
Daniel Handler, the children's author known as Lemony Snicket, will no longer speak at Wesleyan commencement, amid furor over his comments about women.

March 2, 2018
Duke University takes away from first-year students the ability to pick their roommates. This move goes against recent trends -- and raises questions about diversity, tolerance and the college experience.

March 2, 2018
Study finds evidence of institutional bias in publishing, in that journals favor the work of authors who either work or studied at the universities that house the publications.
Cover of Higher Education Accountability, by Robert Kelchen

March 2, 2018
Robert Kelchen, an emerging scholar and expert on higher education, discusses his new book on what the accountability push means for higher education.

March 2, 2018
Grand Canyon University's accreditor soon will decide whether or not the institution can become a nonprofit, the latest among several similar -- and controversial -- conversion attempts.

March 2, 2018
This month's episode of the Pulse podcast features an interview with Howard Bell of Hobsons about Starfish Enterprise Success Platform, the company's student success platform.
Image of a Southern New Hampshire University building

March 1, 2018
Southern New Hampshire University and several donors want to guarantee an education for 1,000 DACA students.
Cover images: How to Run a College and How University Boards Work

March 1, 2018
Authors break down the basics of university governance but can't resist looking at the big picture.

March 1, 2018
Purdue University's president harshly critiques the current system that allows college athletes to drop out and go pro after a single season.
Image of students in caps and gowns at UNC Asheville commencement.

March 1, 2018
UNC Asheville is building a program offering free summer tuition after sophomore and junior years to those who need an extra course or two to finish on time.

March 1, 2018
Officials say they are seeing a payoff from their investments in higher education.

March 1, 2018
Bowdoin College Vladimir Douhovnikoff, biology Benjamin Gorske, chemistry Christopher Heurlin, government and Asian studies Tracy McMullen, music Ingrid Nelson, sociology and anthropology John (Jack) O’Brien, mathematics Emily Peterman, earth and oceanographic science Manuel Reyes, mathematics Meghan Roberts, history Daniel Stone, economics Hilary Thompson, English Carleton College

February 28, 2018
Moving thousands of scholarly treasures out of the fine arts library at UT Austin has faculty members riled. Should a maker space and other meeting areas replace the stacks?

February 28, 2018
New study shows how wealthy parents and their involvement with their children drastically changes the college experience.

February 28, 2018
Leaders of historically black colleges say their strategy of working closely with the White House and congressional Republicans is working.
Logo of Taylor University

February 28, 2018
An anonymous newsletter, spread all over campus, accuses Taylor University of being "permissive" on sexuality and insufficiently supportive of creationism.

February 27, 2018
Right after U of Tennessee faculty members agreed on plan to toughen oversight of tenured professors, system proposed rules many say endanger academic freedom.

February 27, 2018
College students organize protests and become activists on gun reform after the deadly shooting in Florida.
Cover image of Accountability and Opportunity in Higher Education: The Civil Rights Dimension

February 27, 2018
Editors discuss new collection of essays about the impact of various state and federal policies on minority students -- an impact the authors see as far too often ignored.

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