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May 22, 2015

Athletic programs at two-year colleges wax and wane depending on student interest and budget realities, but overall the number of programs appears to be holding steady.

May 22, 2015

Author discusses his new book on science before and after the dominance of English as a global language.

May 22, 2015

The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Boston University

May 21, 2015

The gap between wealthy universities and the rest of the pack is widening at an ever faster pace, leaving low-income students in the lurch.

May 21, 2015

A coalition of academic, library and technology associations criticizes Elsevier's new sharing and hosting policy, saying it undermines open-access initiatives.

May 21, 2015

Fed up with slow administration responses, students have taken complaints to the press and social media -- to the frustration of their institutions. What other options do students have before they go public?

May 21, 2015

Democrats and Republicans jump on the risk-sharing bandwagon -- but an agreement on how to structure it is far more elusive.

May 21, 2015

Higher education leaders discuss prospects for change.

May 21, 2015

Central Michigan University is starting an online doctoral degree in educational technology. Johns Hopkins University is starting a master of bioethics program.

May 20, 2015

The Education Department is considering a limited experiment to allow incarcerated students to receive Pell Grants, which could build momentum for lifting a Clinton-era congressional ban.

May 20, 2015

The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?

May 20, 2015

U of Cincinnati is growing a Canopy of university-approved ed-tech tools after making quality control -- with faculty and student input -- part of how it governs information technology.

May 20, 2015

The Education Department's inspector general accuses department officials, in effect, of fuzzy math in calculating the rate at which Pell and student loan dollars were erroneously awarded.

May 20, 2015

At a Knight Commission meeting about the Ed O'Bannon lawsuit, discussion turns to fears about other upcoming court and labor board rulings.

May 20, 2015

Ronald A. Crutcher, former president of Wheaton College, in Massachusetts, has been selected as president and professor of music at the University of Richmond, in Virginia. Patti France, senior vice president for college operations at St. Clair College, in Ontario, has been promoted to president there.

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