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March 7, 2016
Oberlin releases statements that seem to contradict its earlier position defending the right of a controversial professor, Joy Karega, to say what she wants on social media.

March 7, 2016
Grand Canyon U's leaders criticize decision by its accreditor to block the company's attempt to go nonprofit, raising questions about the broad use of outsourcing in higher education.

March 7, 2016
Controversy over Davis chancellor's brief membership on DeVry board escalates into broader debate over a common practice.

March 7, 2016
The redesigned test arrives, amid relative calm among test takers. But not all students seem fully aware of the much publicized changes.

March 4, 2016
The Obama administration prods state regulators to tighten their oversight of for-profits, with a focus on job placement rates. But confusion about calculating those rates reigns, and many state agencies are understaffed and outgunned.

March 4, 2016
Study finds students are more likely to use certain words of praise when describing professors who are men or who are in fields with few female and black scholars.

March 4, 2016
Students who leave California's community colleges with just a few credits in career or technical education but no credential still see substantial wage gains or promotions at work, according to new data from the state.

March 4, 2016
University of Michigan's head coach scheduled a series of practices during a spring break trip to Florida, prompting outcry from those urging colleges to ease the time demands on athletes. Some say the controversy is overblown.

March 4, 2016
Recent study attracting press attention says students use the app to make friends. Some experts doubt it.

March 3, 2016
A common demand of minority student protests is more minority counselors in a range of student service departments. Is this wise or does it promote segregation?

March 3, 2016
Overspending or chronically underfunded? Students and faculty at San Francisco State's College of Ethnic Studies say it already struggles to pay basic bills, but the university wants it to rein in spending.

March 3, 2016
Colleges, school districts and college completion groups look to strengthen connections between colleges and K-12 to try to help more students prepare to succeed in higher education.

March 3, 2016
A new play appearing at multiple colleges tackles campus race issues at the heart of recent protests.

March 3, 2016
Many academic leaders believe region's universities would fare better without Spanish bureaucracy.

March 3, 2016
Makola M. Abdullah, provost and senior vice president at Bethune-Cookman University, in Florida, has been appointed president of Virginia State University. Laurie Borowicz, vice president of student services at Northcentral Technical College, in Wisconsin, has been selected as president of Kishwaukee College, in Illinois.

March 2, 2016
Despite the debacle at Mount St. Mary's, some presidential search committees are likely to continue to seek out candidates without traditional academic careers, experts say.

March 2, 2016
For researchers, the Delta Cost Project is the premier database for measuring higher education finance. But the way the data are organized can be misleading, a new paper argues.

March 2, 2016
Outbreaks of norovirus and mumps hit college campuses around the country.

March 2, 2016
Inspector general says the Education Department conducted a flawed review of its loan servicers and misrepresented the findings.

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