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October 30, 2015
Two senators blast fraternity group's support of legislation to limit how colleges can respond to sexual assault.

October 30, 2015
London Business School is seen as wealthy in the U.K., but feels poor compared to its American competitors.

October 29, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Bemidji State University Heidi Hansen, mathematics Marci Maple, nursing Michael Murray, economics Sheila Paul, nursing Roxanne Pickle, health sciences and human ecology Sarah Tarutis, nursing Canisius College

October 29, 2015
When a college eliminates its only positions for philosophy and American literature, but adds a slot for music therapy, has it changed its mission?

October 29, 2015
Campus Computing Project's 2015 survey finds enthusiasm for open resources, adaptive learning and digital courseware, but basic issues such as supporting faculty members and students dominate IT officers' list of priorities.

October 29, 2015
Jamie Merisotis of Lumina Foundation wrote a book on how to rethink higher education and immigration policy to fix America's talent pool problem.

October 29, 2015
A new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy identifies selective colleges that could do better at enrolling and graduating low-income students, while also highlighting the colleges that do a good job with this population.

October 28, 2015
An international student dismissed from a psychology Ph.D. program after his clinical supervisors rated his English skills as inadequate sues the university for discrimination and denial of due process.

October 28, 2015
The new rules include a prohibition on overdraft fees for campus debit cards and a requirement for colleges to publicly disclose agreements with banks and other financial institutions.

October 28, 2015
Honorary degrees are the last remaining tie many colleges have with Bill Cosby. More and more institutions are rescinding them, but some are refusing to do so.

October 28, 2015
New Gallup-Purdue University report says black students are more likely to feel supported and be engaged in work after graduation if they attend historically black colleges and universities.

October 28, 2015
A new study from Georgetown University finds that three-quarters of college students work, but too rarely is the work connected to their studies.

October 27, 2015
Annual report finds a 2 percent uptick in undergraduates' student loan burdens, and a 56 percent increase over 10 years.

October 27, 2015
Study finds that for applicants to U of California, race and ethnicity now influence scores more than family income and parental education levels. Could findings change debate over affirmative action?

October 27, 2015
Controversies at NYU and Paul Smith's College point to the potential downsides of agreeing to change a name for a large gift.

October 27, 2015
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill releases new guidelines about how coaches and faculty members should interact. Will they help prevent further academic fraud?

October 27, 2015
Educause's new president and CEO has had a slow first five months on the job, but 2016 could change that.

October 27, 2015
Graduate students' analysis of interdisciplinary jobs ads suggest that many jobs aren't truly interdisciplinary, but those that are tend to be linked to dedicated centers or clusters.

October 26, 2015
In picking Margaret Spellings as UNC System's president, are board members showing a preference for ability to work within a political system, rather than an academic system?

October 26, 2015
Reprimand for faculty member who assigned less expensive options than his department's preference (book by two of its own) sets off debate on academic freedom and expensive books.

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