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March 30, 2018
Since health-care reform was enacted, the number of students without health insurance has dropped, but they remain the largest cohort of uninsured Americans.

March 30, 2018
University of Michigan will rename two buildings -- one honoring a late president and the other a late professor -- after research showed them both to have promoted bigoted ideas.

March 30, 2018
Department of Education has narrowed scope of civil rights inquiries -- a necessary step, it says, to deliver speedier resolutions to students and colleges. Some criticize changes, especially in light of new funding from Congress to support investigations.

March 30, 2018
American, British and Canadian researchers are less likely than others to share data behind their research projects, study finds.

March 29, 2018
Annual report on public higher education finance shows more states relying more heavily on tuition, even in a year when appropriations rose nationally.

March 29, 2018
Pay is up 1.7 percent, CUPA-HR study finds, with slightly larger increases for those off the tenure track -- who tend to earn much less.
Kentucky Capitol building

March 29, 2018
Late addition to budget bill would allow dismissal of tenured professors due to program changes or eliminations, ending protections previously adopted by college boards. Move comes as tenure rights are eroding elsewhere.

March 29, 2018
Virginia Tech's women's lacrosse team has come under fire for singing a song with a repeated racial slur, leading many to say the incident highlights a lack of diversity in the game.

March 29, 2018
David Dausey, provost and executive vice president at Mercyhurst University, in Pennsylvania, has been appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at Duquesne University, also in Pennsylvania.

March 29, 2018
More than 6 in 10 recipients of the TEACH Grant, created to attract instructors for high-need subjects in low-income schools, have seen those grants convert to loans after they fail to meet eligibility standards, Department of Education report finds.

March 28, 2018
Akron president is stepping down after he applied for job in Florida. Is the system good for anyone?

March 28, 2018
Will proposal for streamlined general-education program at Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences give the curriculum new life? Can new approaches to language and diversity engage students who might otherwise lose interest?

March 28, 2018
Social science groups say Trump administration is endangering the reliability of the Census -- and research that uses Census data -- by adding question on citizenship.
Cover of “Innovation and the Independent College: Examples From the Sector,” from the Council of Independent Colleges

March 28, 2018
A report from the Council of Independent Colleges shows how dozens of small private institutions have changed programs or structures -- and aims to spur consideration elsewhere.

March 28, 2018
SUNY Geneseo graduated 35 physics majors last year -- about 30 more than the nation's average at institutions without graduate programs.

March 27, 2018
New study examines impact of tuition increases. Nonselective institutions see the greatest decline in diversity.

March 27, 2018
The University of Texas System releases a new breakdown of student earnings, an alternative -- produced with U.S. Census Bureau -- to a prohibited federal database.

March 27, 2018
Strayer restarts its campus expansion amid growing enrollment, federal deregulation and increased demand for skilled workers.

March 27, 2018
Finding many educators are using outdated flipped learning techniques, a new group proposes global training standards to keep them up to date.

March 27, 2018
Experts weigh in on the best steps the panel could take versus what is achievable.

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