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June 11, 2015
Critics are calling a new U of Florida admissions effort a "bait and switch," but officials say its purpose has been misunderstood. maybe make headline edgier? make main hed: "'Gater From the Get-Go'/Is for Most a No-Go" and then: "Critics are calling a new U of Florida online effort a "bait and switch,"  but officials say its aims have been misunderstood and that effort will grow." or something like that? -sj *Still thinking about headline -CS*

June 11, 2015
The president and five trustees resign, saying their vision for the embattled college is substantially different than that of the rest of the board.

June 11, 2015
Suicide of a researcher leads to more discussion of financial expectations on professors at British universities.

June 10, 2015
AAUP survey finds declining response rates on student reviews of professors, too many colleges that do little beyond student reviews, and concerns about bias against women, minorities and adjuncts. But association panel wants to improve system, not end it.

June 10, 2015
Virginia Supreme Court gives opponents of closure another shot at an injunction to keep the college going. But even if that strategy works, will there be students left to educate?

June 10, 2015
New survey identifies top strategies to direct students toward sexual assault policies and resources on campus; White House hopes other colleges will take advantage of the free advice.

June 10, 2015
U of Missouri considers plan to bar women from visiting fraternity houses on weekend nights. University says idea is to prevent sexual assault, but sorority leaders are among those most opposed.

June 10, 2015
A senator's letter provides insight into possible changes planned for the optional practical training program that allows international students to work in the U.S. postgraduation.

June 10, 2015
This month's edition of Inside Higher Ed's monthly technology podcast features a discussion with John Baker, CEO of D2L, about the new version of the company's learning platform, Brightspace.

June 9, 2015
Obama administration announces debt relief for tens of thousands of former Corinthian students -- and possibly many more students at that college and others.

June 9, 2015
With faculty members saying she hasn't done enough to fight legislative attack on tenure, UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank reaffirms her commitment to academic freedom. But with many questions still unanswered, will her words be enough to prevent a flight of talent?

June 9, 2015
After finding that some students received extra time on one of two sections of the test, College Board announces it won't score those sections.

June 9, 2015
National poll gives low marks to the college selection process, with parents saying institutions aren't doing enough to place graduates in jobs and the value of degrees has dropped sharply over the past decade.

June 9, 2015
California community colleges redesign listings of online courses to create better pathways to four-year degrees.

June 8, 2015
As colleges increasingly turn to outside companies for a range of services relating to financial aid, the Education Department steps up its regulation of those companies.

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