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February 26, 2016
Research points to ways Western universities can position their programs.

February 26, 2016
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Bowdoin College Margaret Boyle, romance languages and literatures Judith Casselberry, Africana studies Crystal Hall, digital and computational studies David Hecht, history Abigail Killeen, theater and dance Jeffrey Selinger, government and legal studies Yao Tang, economics Cabrini College

February 25, 2016
Obama administration's proposed rules would extend overtime protections to millions -- including many postdocs and other employees in higher ed. Would the plan provide overdue relief or be a financial disaster for colleges and universities?

February 25, 2016
Colleges say the Department of Education's guidance on campus sexual assault is vague and inconsistent.

February 25, 2016
Rosemary Feal, executive director of the MLA, says she's stepping down next summer, at the end of her current term. She's leaving behind an organization that's much more representative of its members.

February 25, 2016
Intensive English programs report declines in Saudi Arabian enrollments as colleges and universities watch for changes to the government's massive foreign scholarship program.

February 25, 2016
President Obama's nominee to lead the Library of Congress draws support from library groups.

February 25, 2016
Faculty-led reforms may be the best way to improve graduation rates, according to Achieving the Dream, which is working to give adjunct faculty members a seat at the table.

February 24, 2016
University announces $400 million gift to help create $750 million endowment for program to attract the best talent from around the world.

February 24, 2016
Is teaching under campus carry still teaching? New guidelines from the Faculty Senate at U of Houston ask the question, with suggestions such as dropping controversial course content for safety concerns.

February 24, 2016
In a lawsuit that could chart new ground, the consumer bureau is battling in court for information about how an accreditor approved some of the most controversial for-profit colleges.

February 24, 2016
Cal State Los Angeles says conservative writer, who was scheduled to criticize trigger warnings and Black Lives Matter movement, can appear only with someone opposing his views.

February 24, 2016
On Sept. 9, 2015, scientists decided where they would publish evidence for gravitational waves. Five days later, they made the discovery.

February 24, 2016
Researchers survey the landscape of internationalization in higher education.

February 23, 2016
Purdue is cutting grad enrollments to boost pay of those it enrolls -- and is pushing professors to teach more intro courses. Will the approach provide focus? Or is it another attack on English that could leave undergrads without enough instructors?

February 23, 2016
Liberal arts colleges are increasingly exploring interdisciplinary connections to find a place for computer science on their campuses.

February 23, 2016
Colleges are working to improve remedial education -- and have found success in doing so -- but have yet to introduce promising reforms at a large scale, finds new report.

February 23, 2016
Historian discusses his new book on how courts in the United States have treated cases involving access to higher education.

February 23, 2016
James F. Conneely, senior consultant at Keeling & Associates and former president of Notre Dame University of Maryland, has been chosen as president of the University of Maine at Augusta. Melanie Corn, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at California College of the Arts, has been appointed president of Columbus College of Art & Design, in Ohio.

February 22, 2016
UC Irvine moves to reject gifts for endowed chairs from group that has strong opinions -- too strong -- about the study of Hinduism and a desire to influence who would be hired.

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