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March 23, 2018
March's four snowstorms have real costs for colleges in the Northeast. But colleges around the country plan to pay in case of extreme weather.

March 23, 2018
Most student aid programs would see increases approaching 15 percent, science agencies more modest but still significant boosts.

March 23, 2018
Vast majority of law school grads who sit for the bar pass within two years, but at least a quarter fail at more than 10 percent of schools.

March 22, 2018
Budget bill would increase size of maximum Pell Grant by $175, add $3 billion to NIH and preserve humanities endowment.

March 22, 2018
New study of faculty motivation for teaching says certain kinds of motivation -- intrinsic and believing that teaching is important -- are linked to use of best teaching practices, across institution types. Rewards and guilt appear to have no bearing on best practices.

March 22, 2018
Sewanee, which at first stood by an honorary degree for the disgraced journalist, revokes it after much discussion of the theology of forgiveness and the movement against sexual harassment.
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March 22, 2018
Conservative student government representative at University of Texas at Austin campaigned to change College of Liberal Arts to College of Conservative Arts and College of Liberal Arts -- or COCACOLA. He isn't getting the name change, but did prompt discussion.

March 22, 2018
Plan would link number of university spots to labor market needs.

March 22, 2018
Agnes Scott College: Jennifer Nettles, the singer-songwriter. Alma College: Michael Selmon, who is retiring as provost of the college. Antioch College: Gabrielle Civil, former associate professor of performance at the college.

March 21, 2018
Public colleges and universities that were forced to host white supremacists (who lacked any ties to the institution) are now looking at ways to restrict certain events, but to avoid doing so based on content.

March 21, 2018
Veterans’ organizations add their voices to the chorus of college groups opposing House Republicans’ overhaul of the Higher Education Act.

March 21, 2018
Employers favor new college graduates with moderate academic success but not high achievement, study finds. New male graduates' grades don't seem to have much impact.

March 21, 2018
Witt/Kieffer refunds $110,000 to North Carolina after hiring of East Carolina chancellor amid reports of inaccurate salary information. Are firms incentivized to boost salaries?

March 21, 2018
Texas A&M University at San Antonio pushes students to earn 15 credits a semester -- a task that may not be easy when many have responsibilities at home.

March 21, 2018
Belhaven University is starting a bachelor of arts in criminal justice. Friends University is starting a bachelor of science in cybersecurity.

March 20, 2018
A professional association of writers that supports hundreds of creative writing departments just fired its executive director of three decades, with no public explanation.
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March 20, 2018
Hanna Holborn Gray, who led Yale and the University of Chicago in eras of overt sexism, discusses her new memoir -- and her advice for a new generation of women rising through the ranks.

March 20, 2018
An Arizona community college wants to tackle poverty by helping its students and faculty members celebrate being the first in their families to attend college.

March 20, 2018
A former University of Central Florida football player is suing the institution, claiming his constitutional rights were violated.

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