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October 22, 2015
Announcing his decision not to enter the 2016 presidential race, Biden endorses four years of free public higher education, proposals that his would-be Democratic contenders have been championing.

October 22, 2015
Author of new book on the history of the American Association of University Professors discusses how the organization has changed and remained the same over the last century, and what its next 100 years might look like.

October 22, 2015
Christopher A. Capuano, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Fairleigh Dickinson University, in New Jersey, has been chosen as president there.

October 21, 2015
Can the NEH change the orientation of doctoral programs in the humanities?

October 21, 2015
Skills Fund wants to be both a private lender and new form of accreditor for the rapidly expanding boot camp sector, with a heavy focus on students' return on investment.

October 21, 2015
In an era where many private colleges are chasing enrollment to remain viable, two institutions are letting themselves shrink in their own efforts to avoid financial hardship.

October 21, 2015
As colleges enroll athletes found to have engaged in sexual misconduct, including athletes the colleges don't deem safe to live in their dormitories, some question institutions' motives.

October 21, 2015
Alumni fund speakers who represent views that may make students uncomfortable. Did Suzanne Venker fit that category too well?

October 20, 2015
Education Department plans to push agencies to focus on student outcomes.

October 20, 2015
The National Census of Writing, a survey of 900 colleges and universities, releases results on the state of writing centers, programs and the people behind them.

October 20, 2015
Education Department tightens its oversight of embattled ITT Tech, citing failures of financial responsibility and federal fraud charges.

October 20, 2015
Nation's largest accreditor has decided that many of those who lead dual enrollment classes aren't qualified to do so, leaving schools and colleges fearing the loss of a program they view as a success.

October 20, 2015
Photographer discusses new book about Morris Brown College, a historically black college that largely closed its doors after losing accreditation.

October 19, 2015
In wake of scandal, U of California will re-examine deadline for taking disciplinary actions against faculty members found guilty of harassment, pointing to larger debate over statute-of-limitation-like policies in such cases.

October 19, 2015
A governing board and legislature are at odds, a finalist's name is leaked and a presidential search is criticized as too secretive. Many in North Carolina wonder: Is the university's leadership becoming too politicized?

October 19, 2015
Former instructor says Gannon U demanded he quit after Newsweek wrote about his role as interrogation expert in Iraq.

October 19, 2015
University follows its controversial study on regulatory burden on colleges with an expanded analysis, and estimates the costs to all of higher ed.

October 19, 2015
Consortium will award $2.5 million to faculty members and institutions who help underserved students succeed in online classes -- a much-discussed topic at this year's International Conference for Online Learning.

October 16, 2015
New paper details extent of a grant program that linked funds to courses that were required to teach Ayn Rand.

October 16, 2015
A new marketing drive at Ithaca College emphasizes the overall student experience rather than individual programs. Marketing experts say this is a smart move, but some faculty members fear it's too generic.

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