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November 30, 2017
House education committee leaks its ambitious first draft of a reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, with broad changes aimed at both deregulation and more accountability in how federal student aid is distributed and used.

November 30, 2017
At Penn and elsewhere, students organize “grade-ins” to show what they do and how House Republicans’ tax legislation could make it harder for them to make ends meet.

November 30, 2017
On eve of vote on Senate tax reform plan, we compare it to the House version, which would hurt students and families more. Both would hit colleges and universities hard by imposing new taxes and constraining state budgets.

November 30, 2017
Susan Herbst is a scholar of political incivility. She's also president at UConn, where a campus talk went off the rails Tuesday. She discusses lessons from her research and this week's incident.

November 30, 2017
Sandra G. Affenito, associate provost and dean of graduate studies and research at the University of Saint Joseph, in Connecticut, has been selected as provost and dean of faculty at Norwich University, in Vermont.

November 29, 2017
The donor behind the newly named Gies College of Business wasn’t controversial at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. But faculty members worry the next donor could be.

November 29, 2017
University of Nebraska professors want board to defend them against Republican politicians who, after incident with lecturer, have launched a series of salvos against English faculty members and the entire institution.

November 29, 2017
Education Department plans a new platform aimed at smoothing applications for student aid and helping borrowers manage loan payments. But Congress must act to remove the most serious obstacles to completion of the FAFSA.

November 29, 2017
The creation of internet fast lanes could come at a high cost to higher education, experts on technology and learning warn.

November 29, 2017
Former White House communications director resigns from Tufts advisory board position. Students and others objected to his role there.

November 29, 2017
Controversial speaker arrested at UConn over altercation with audience member in talk many on campus denounced as racist.

November 28, 2017
Education secretary calls for more emphasis on work-force training. Many experts -- including those focused on careers -- say general education matters more than she suggests.

November 28, 2017
American professor in Denmark says she’s being targeted by immigration officials for doing what academics do: sharing her findings with the public.

November 28, 2017
After John Jay College’s exhibit of art made by Guantánamo Bay detainees gained media attention, the Department of Defense halted the export of art from the island prison.

November 28, 2017
Hampton’s move to the Big South will affect the historically black Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference.

November 28, 2017
Assumption College is starting an undergraduate major in data analytics. Binghamton University of the State University of New York is starting a master of public health program.

November 27, 2017
Texas commissioner of higher education says outnumbered men are uncomfortable on some college campuses. How will the state navigate goals for growing numbers of male graduates in a world where the patriarchy women face is being laid bare?

November 27, 2017
As former gymnastics national team doctor pleads guilty to molestation charges, some ask whether university let abuse continue by failing to respond adequately to complaints about his conduct.

November 27, 2017
Many grant proposals are submitted without any kind of internal review. A new study suggests a major return on investment for institutions that help their researchers write better grants.

November 27, 2017
As states become more active in regulating the companies that collect and handle student loan payments, servicers seek answer from Secretary DeVos on whether federal policy pre-empts new rules.

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