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May 18, 2015

The Learning House, an online enabler, acquires Carnegie Mellon U spinoff Acatar to be more competitive among prestigious universities.

May 18, 2015

Entire class quits program at the University of Southern California.

May 15, 2015

New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.

May 15, 2015

Champlain College continues to expand in the adult learner market, landing a high-profile partner with the federal government. Does it provide a model for small private colleges to succeed online?

May 15, 2015

The Obama administration proposes new restrictions on campus financial products, sparking another round in the battle with banks and the financial services industry. 

May 15, 2015

California governor proposes funding increases for public colleges, averting showdown with the University of California over tuition hikes, but Cal State faculty remain unhappy.

May 15, 2015

Faculty members in Iraq describe the fears, humiliations and violence they face.

May 15, 2015

The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Kent State at Stark Katrina Bloch, sociology Paula Sato, modern and classical languages Deirdre Warren, criminology and justice studies Kenyon College Marie Snipes, mathematics Chengjuan Sun, Chinese Rebecca Waller, philosophy Rebecca Wolf, drama Linfield College

May 14, 2015

What happens when scholars discuss potentially controversial ideas outside the "bubbles" of their disciplines and academe?

May 14, 2015

The next president of the University of Texas at Austin declined a $1 million base salary and instead opted for $750,000. Faculty members say it's because "he gets it."

May 14, 2015

Student enrollment numbers are down at two-year colleges and four-year for-profit institutions, according to a new National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report. 

May 14, 2015

The U.S. Department of Justice seeks to join a blind student's discrimination lawsuit against Miami University in Ohio. The university denies the allegations.

May 14, 2015

Rice University says it believes all of its students can be leaders with the right cultivation and coaching. The university hopes a new $50 million institute will give students that push.

May 13, 2015

Australian university's decision to forgo federal funding for policy center over opposition to a researcher's views on climate change prompts concern about state of academic freedom and exchange of ideas.

May 13, 2015

Professor whose comment on white male students set off viral debate wishes her statements had "nuance and complexity" and pledges "inclusive learning environment."

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