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January 15, 2018
Court rejects terminated professor's First Amendment suit against LSU, saying there's no meaningful connection between her vulgar language and training teachers.

January 15, 2018
New product from Digital Science, a major corporate player, will make information about scholarly research life cycle available free to individual scientists.

January 12, 2018
President resigns; report says accused professor was unprofessional and inappropriate but didn't break the law or university rules; many students and faculty members remain angry. Accused professor responds.

January 12, 2018
Republican leaders talk about restoring path to federal funds without peer review. Grants were lucrative for many colleges, but critics said that merit was sacrificed.

January 12, 2018
Despite enthusiasm for four-year degrees offered by California community colleges, a state report calls for more time before expanding the programs.

January 12, 2018
A new national higher ed news website wants to fill a niche.

January 12, 2018
Ave Maria University: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. High Point University: Josh Groban, the singer, songwriter and actor.

January 11, 2018
A professor shares her experience of harassment and sees support as well as backlash, enabled in part by a controversial anonymous online forum for political scientists.

January 11, 2018
Developments since 1967 at small, private, nonelite colleges are the subject of new research, providing rarely seen insight into changes over time in one of the most worried-about sectors in higher ed.

January 11, 2018
Co-editors discuss their no-holds-barred dictionary for academic life.

January 11, 2018
Mental health experts say collecting data around student suicide can be helpful to inform administrators.

January 11, 2018
New center seeks to influence curriculum shifts in recent years, which have focused on Asia and on the country's Aboriginal heritage. Some question whether country needs more study of white men.

January 10, 2018
Requests for information sent to NACAC and to institutions with professionals who were involved in drafting its new code of ethics.

January 10, 2018
Study finds female professors experience more work demands and special favor requests, particularly from academically "entitled" students.
Higher Education Act reauthorization logo, featuring blue and red elements with a mortarboard in the center

January 10, 2018
A furious campaign by graduate students to kill a GOP tax proposal could be a blueprint for upcoming legislative battles in Washington.

January 10, 2018
The World Health Organization is considering classifying video game addiction as a disease. Academics are divided over whether that’s a good idea.

January 10, 2018
Robert Blouin, dean of the Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been selected as provost and executive vice chancellor there. Patrice DiQuinzio, interim provost and dean of the college at Washington College, in Maryland, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.

January 9, 2018
American University of Malta undertakes mass firings of faculty. The start-up institution, run by a for-profit company with no track record in higher education, has struggled to find students and is mired in environmental and political controversy in Malta.

January 9, 2018
Pi Delta Psi can't operate in Pennsylvania for a decade after a hazing death, a stringent, unheard-of punishment likely to make waves in the Greek world.

January 9, 2018
Professors debate the role -- or absence -- of the historian in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's new Vietnam documentary, concurring that a lack of critical perspective makes the film more milquetoast than masterpiece.

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