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June 8, 2015
Study examines whether students should text or tweet in class -- or put their smartphones down -- to improve their grades. The results aren't as anti-device as some professors might think.

June 8, 2015
Kennesaw State apologizes to student whose video of his interaction with adviser went viral, and pledges to cut student-to-adviser ratio. But there are no easy formulas for such ratios.

June 8, 2015
In many states, community colleges and four-year institutions renew efforts to promote seamless transfer.

June 8, 2015
University in Brazil, acting at behest of pro-Palestinian groups, sought to compile information about students or employees from Israel on its campus.

June 8, 2015
George Bridges, president of Whitman College, in Washington, has been selected as president of Evergreen State College, also in Washington. Amy Bragg Carey, vice president for institutional advancement at University of Northwestern, in Minnesota, has been chosen as president of Friends University, in Kansas.

June 5, 2015
Faculty members say the university system's Board of Regents missed an opportunity to ask that the legislature abandon controversial changes to tenure and shared governance.

June 5, 2015
$400 million gift to the world's wealthiest university sets off a public backlash about the priorities of billionaire donors and their alma maters.

June 5, 2015
A national survey uses commonly collected data from colleges to assess the postsecondary outcomes of graduates.

June 5, 2015
Fewer and fewer students are buying their textbooks at the Bowdoin College bookstore, so the college is outsourcing its textbook center to Chegg.

June 5, 2015
Clark State Community College is starting an associate of applied science in food science and technology. College of New Rochelle is starting a master's degree in early childhood education with a Montessori concentration.

June 4, 2015
At large universities, the colleges that provide general education and key majors are facing enrollment declines and budget cuts. Are the trends due to shifting interests of students or shifting priorities of administrators?

June 4, 2015
U of Alabama at Birmingham's flip-flop on ending football illustrates how difficult it is to shut down a program, even a money-losing one with a so-so record.    

June 4, 2015
The nonprofit loan agency that bought dozens of Corinthian campuses has started to figure out what to do with them, and guarantor's CEO promises wholesale changes in behavior.

June 4, 2015
As American-style grade point averages cross the pond, the question remains whether a 4.0 can ever equal a "first."

June 4, 2015
Richard Cosentino, vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke, has been selected as president of Lander University, in South Carolina.

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