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August 23, 2017
A handful of religious universities are now offering two-year degrees, with a goal of work-force development and serving more low-income students.

August 22, 2017
Duke’s president decided to take down Robert E. Lee statue after less than two months on the job.

August 22, 2017
Study of top public universities finds limited faculty diversity, yet signs of progress -- except for African-Americans in STEM.

August 22, 2017
Facing intense criticism for caving to censors, Cambridge University Press restores access to more than 300 journal articles it had blocked in China -- but the problem for publishers isn’t going away. Chinese authorities also try to block articles from another journal.

August 22, 2017
Author of new study of for-profit legal education sector answers questions about the book and potential lessons for policy makers.

August 22, 2017
This year’s freshmen …

August 21, 2017
Cambridge press agrees to block access in China to more than 300 articles from a key journal for scholarship on the nation.

August 21, 2017
Duke removes statue of Robert E. Lee. University of Texas will remove statues of Lee and 3 other Confederate leaders. Bowdoin removes plaque honoring Confederate alumni and Jefferson Davis.

August 21, 2017
One says he was kicked out of Pensacola Christian after showing up to the Robert E. Lee statue after the protest with a Confederate flag. Another says he is leaving Boston U over threats for having attended.

August 21, 2017
New paper illustrates the brutal and sexist comments faced by women in economics, and likely other fields as well.

August 21, 2017
Study finds that technology spending spurs gains in colleges’ outputs -- but they vary depending on the institution.

August 18, 2017
University touts new deal to train for IT outsourcing firm’s U.S. hiring push, but faculty balk at lack of control over curriculum.

August 18, 2017
Elite colleges need to change policies to recruit, admit and graduate talented low-income students, report says. It calls out some by name.

August 18, 2017
Professor found guilty of sexual harassment will return to San Jose State this month to teach trauma counseling. Students plan to protest.

August 18, 2017
Study finds adherence to gender norms around femininity is linked to gender disparities in selection of programs of study.

August 18, 2017
Eastern Michigan University displays banners of 108 of its international students on campus as part of a national campaign to convey “You Are Welcome Here.”

August 17, 2017
Thousands march to promote unity, retracing route white supremacists took Friday.

August 17, 2017
New Gallup data show GOP attitudes about academe are based on views of campus politics. Would abandoning the term “liberal arts” change things?

August 17, 2017
At some colleges, a debate is revived. In some states, laws will make change difficult.

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