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January 14, 2019
Following in the footsteps of linguistics journal Lingua, the editorial board of the Elsevier-owned Journal of Informetrics has resigned and launched a rival journal that will be free for all to read.

January 14, 2019
Trump administration rejects findings from a 2017 inspector general audit that found the online giant WGU out of compliance and recommended that it pay back $713 million in federal aid.

January 14, 2019
University agrees to review whether any programs or scholarships discriminate illegally against men, but legal experts say programs reserved for women are legal.

January 11, 2019
Proposal to lift cap on college programs offered through unaccredited entities stirs concerns about giving companies back door to federal student aid.

January 11, 2019
Printer closures and paper shortages create scheduling headaches for academic authors and staff at university presses.

January 11, 2019
New cookbook from the Modern Language Association celebrates the subtle and not-so-subtle links between literature, food and drink.

January 11, 2019
Authors discuss new book about the diversity and strength of religion in academe -- as well as some of the tensions.

January 11, 2019
Academics worry about turnover of university leaders following a new government.

January 11, 2019
Scott Alsobrooks, vice president of economic and community development at Pearl River Community College, in Mississippi, has been chosen as president of East Mississippi Community College.

January 10, 2019
Historians and language professors discuss strategies for improving advising and graduate education in general at recent annual meetings.

January 10, 2019
New report says federal agencies should improve public awareness of food assistance programs to help combat hunger among college students.

January 10, 2019
IRS technical issues have blocked applicants from completing income verification needed to receive federal student aid this month. But new guidance gives aid administrators new alternatives to approve those funds.

January 10, 2019
Panelists at Inside Higher Ed-organized event discuss international student recruitment and keeping their institutions global amid political headwinds and public skepticism of internationalization activities.

January 10, 2019
University of Maryland, College Park, officials are disinfecting every residence hall after a deadly viral outbreak on campus. Some have questioned whether the problem stems from persistent mold issues.

January 10, 2019
American University of Beirut is starting a bachelor of arts in health communication. Converse College is starting a doctorate of education in professional leadership.

January 9, 2019
The tide may be turning for the Chinese government-funded centers of Chinese language and cultural education as universities grapple with calls from Washington to close the institutes down. Over past year at least 10 have closed or announced plans to close.

January 9, 2019
Colleges have more information about complying with the new tax law than they did a year ago. That means new bookkeeping practices, new taxes on highly paid employees and, maybe, eliminating reserved parking spaces.

January 9, 2019
A nearly century-old idea about learning remains “ubiquitous” despite scant scientific evidence to back it up, many experts say. But others still see value in the concept.

January 9, 2019
A sold-out housing complex for senior citizens on Arizona State University’s Tempe campus sparks a conversation about whether universities are doing enough to engage with older people.

January 8, 2019
Prolonged shutdown delays funding timeline for federal research grants and disrupts travel plans for many scientists. But the worst for research institutions could be ahead.

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