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February 11, 2016
Cybersecurity experts say the network monitoring program at the U of California is less intrusive than reported, but question the university's decision to keep it hidden from faculty.

February 11, 2016
A new chain wants to add a boutique option to college town accommodations.

February 11, 2016
Study analyzes job ads to show just how much is expected of an aspiring academic.

February 10, 2016
Obama administration's last budget blueprint has something for everyone -- low-income students, cancer researchers, community colleges, minority-serving institutions. But it's a nonstarter in Congress.

February 10, 2016
Academics respond with speed and anger after the president of Mount St. Mary's -- who advocated treating at-risk students as bunnies to drown -- fires two faculty members.

February 10, 2016
Studies of faculty development efforts at a liberal arts college and a land-grant university suggest the programs can have an impact on student outcomes.

February 10, 2016
Protests at campuses nationwide lead to lists of demands, but what happens when a college's Quaker faith rejects the idea of demands?

February 10, 2016
One of the universities that rescinded an honorary degree from Bill Cosby is being urged to consider doing the same for Donald Trump.

February 10, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:

February 9, 2016
Mount St. Mary's fires two faculty members. One was tenured professor charged with lack of loyalty. The other advised student newspaper that recently exposed president's quotes about "drowning bunnies."

February 9, 2016
U of Phoenix's new owners could be looking to make major changes as the for-profit eyes transition to being a privately held company.

February 9, 2016
A new study asserts that increased student aid, not faculty salaries or state cutbacks, drives prices higher.

February 9, 2016
The 13th and final annual report on online education enrollments by the Babson Group shows how much the market has grown since 2002 -- and how little it has changed.

February 9, 2016
A new team at the Education Department will investigate and punish colleges that mislead students or otherwise violate federal laws.

February 9, 2016
California State University at Monterey Bay is starting an undergraduate major in human development and family studies. Eastern Michigan University is starting an undergraduate major and minor in fermentation science.

February 8, 2016
Wheaton of Illinois and professor it tried to fire over her statements about God reach deal under which she will leave.

February 8, 2016
Two new studies suggest many colleges may be too quick to write off low-income students and community college transfers. Money and extra support change the equation, at least for some.

February 8, 2016
Highest official at Mount St. Mary's of Maryland who opposed president's plan to cull students loses his job. Appointee as interim provost received no-confidence vote at another institution.

February 8, 2016
Margaret McKenna will stay on as president, but only until start of 2017-18 year. In interview, she discusses what happened. Board chair who pushed to oust her is out in May.

February 8, 2016
Cases of meningitis at three universities have sickened four students -- three in a single outbreak -- and led to death of one employee.

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