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January 29, 2016
Why is Britain trying to deport an American who just earned his Ph.D. at U of Birmingham?

January 29, 2016
Dennis Assanis, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, has been chosen as president of the University of Delaware. Sarah Bolton, dean of the college and professor of physics at Williams College, in Massachusetts, has been named president of the College of Wooster, in Ohio.

January 28, 2016
Adjuncts and tenure-line faculty members unite on Twitter under #realacademicbios to pull back the curtain on their emotional lives. 

January 28, 2016
Federal Trade Commission alleges the for-profit university misled students about their employment and income prospects, and Education Department seeks to stop DeVry from making deceptive advertisements.

January 28, 2016
Massachusetts for-profit college friends and foes have something to cheer in the federal court decision.

January 28, 2016
Businesses should have a stronger voice in accreditation, while also developing their own alternative to the process, say the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and USA Funds.

January 28, 2016
NYU asks Common Application if it can demonstrate the value of asking applicants about their criminal or disciplinary records. If there is no proof, does that change the debate?

January 28, 2016
A small Michigan university is citing declining enrollment in tenure denials, and faculty members allege the approach violates their contract.

January 27, 2016
Agency warns that it may terminate funding to institutions that don't follow the law.

January 27, 2016
After two years of sizable gains, college investment returns grow by just 2.4 percent in the 2015 fiscal year.

January 27, 2016
As charitable donations to higher education soar to a new record high, the richest institutions continue to distance themselves from the rest.

January 27, 2016
A professor of indigenous ancestry who lost a tenure bid due to a lack of peer-reviewed publications is claiming the university was biased in discounting her "nontraditional" scholarship.

January 27, 2016
Community colleges continue to face severe shortages, so much so that some students must wait six years to enroll in nursing.

January 27, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:

January 26, 2016
Did Baylor U's new provost step down over faculty objections to his diversity initiative, in particular his plan to hire a chief diversity officer? Does diversity look different at a Christian university?

January 26, 2016
New study suggests the SAT may over- or underpredict first-year college grades of hundreds of thousands of students.

January 26, 2016
A new analysis suggests that's the case, and that academic work -- at once solitary and social in nature -- makes it particularly attractive to those who are not straight.

January 26, 2016
The use of devices in the classroom for nonclass purposes is on the rise. A new report explores some of the reasons why.

January 26, 2016
A proposal to merge Cornell's three business schools into a unified College of Business raises faculty and alumni concerns about shared governance and institutional culture.

January 25, 2016
A new report shows a slow but steady increase in higher education funding as states recover from the recession.

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