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June 3, 2016
Jeffrey Bauer, acting provost at Shawnee State University, in Ohio, has been promoted to provost and vice president for academic affairs there. Jaimie Hebert, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Sam Houston State University, has been named president of Georgia Southern University.

June 2, 2016
Apparent murder of a professor follows a day of terror on campus and reflects a kind of violence that is rare but feared.

June 2, 2016
St. Catharine College is closing, and the small private institution blames its demise on a version of the same Education Department sanction that toppled the for-profit Corinthian Colleges.

June 2, 2016
Graduate students reach an agreement with Cornell that could carve a path for them to form a union, rare among private institutions, and avoid the long court battles that have been expected.

June 2, 2016
Arizona Board of Regents probably violated First Amendment rights of state's student association when it stopped collecting fees for the group, U.S. appeals court rules.

June 2, 2016
Surveys show an increasing number of U.S. institutions are working with commissioned agents to recruit international students.

June 1, 2016
Faculty members at various institutions debate the pros and cons of shielding freshmen from themselves (or least their performance) in the form of "covered" or "shadow" grades on transcripts.

June 1, 2016
President leaves suddenly, after outsourcing deals that didn't work, enrollment declines and presidential house renovation that struck many as over the top. Then there was the olive jar.

June 1, 2016
Colleges that accommodate transgender students by letting them choose preferred names and pronouns find their efforts hindered by out-of-date software and federal reporting requirements.

June 1, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:

June 1, 2016
Report on study abroad scholarship program targeting low-income students finds that beneficiaries build on their experiences abroad in future academic choices.

May 31, 2016
New book unveils faculty-led effort to chart concepts and competencies students should learn in six academic disciplines, with plan to create standardized tests. Will faculty members warm to this version of "learning outcomes"?

May 31, 2016
Chancellor's smartphone action during recent graduation ceremony sparks conversation about academics' etiquette and netiquette (and lack thereof). 

May 31, 2016
New study says typical experience of those who enroll at for-profit colleges is a decline in earnings and a rise in debt.

May 31, 2016
Margaret Spellings, president of the University of North Carolina, pledges that campuses won't limit access for transgender students while lawsuits are pending.

May 31, 2016
University of Mississippi punishes itself for violating NCAA rules, including falsifying ACT scores for football recruits. 

May 31, 2016
On college campuses, voter turnout is low. But voting behavior varies widely across disciplines and regions, a new study finds.

May 27, 2016
Ken Starr resigns as president. University fires football coach. Analysis released by institution finds numerous cases in which it mishandled sexual violence involving football players.

May 27, 2016
As a model for a federal initiative, she points to a program she helped start in Arkansas.

May 27, 2016
Mainline Protestant theological schools are exploring mergers and campus sales as they feel a prolonged enrollment and financial pinch, but experts see smaller institutions bubbling up under different faiths.

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