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December 8, 2015
U of Maryland will rename stadium that honored longtime (and strongly racist) president; black professor at MassArt describes being detained by police officers; object on Illinois quad creates concerns for black students; new demands for change at Harvard Law.

December 8, 2015
UW-Madison chancellor discusses the university's difficult year, the future of public financing of higher education and racial protests on campuses.

December 8, 2015
After years of allegations of deceptive marketing practices, for-profit Westwood College is no longer accepting new students after another multimillion-dollar agreement with a state attorney general.

December 8, 2015
Many student groups are changing their names to use "Latinx" instead of "Latino" and "Latina."

December 7, 2015
U of Tennessee's advice on holiday parties sets off major political debate in the state, and criticism is spreading to other institutions. Some see a broader attack on diversity efforts.

December 7, 2015
Japanese and American professors clash over a textbook's depiction of the Japanese government's involvement in a system of sexual slavery during World War II.

December 7, 2015
Woman who sent controversial email about Halloween costumes -- and faced uproar over it -- decides to stop teaching at Yale University.

December 7, 2015
Following recent shootings in U.S. and terrorist attacks in Paris, some colleges and universities are adopting stricter security policies for sporting events.

December 7, 2015
Study finds hundreds of students at 10 different community colleges reported homelessness, food insecurity or both.

December 7, 2015
Study finds increase in number of new titles -- and their share of all new scholarly books.

December 4, 2015
In Maryland, the state challenges view that new programs at historically black colleges will attract white students.

December 4, 2015
New study suggests that when it comes to writing assignments and instruction, quality -- not quantity -- matters most.

December 4, 2015
Citing a chilling effect on study participants, faculty members who study sexual assault say they should be exempt from mandatory reporting requirements. Fraternities are also arguing for an exemption for volunteer chapter advisers.

December 4, 2015
Hamilton College's library and Information Technology Services, longtime cohabitants on campus, tied the knot in 2013. Why is that model, rare at large institutions, appealing to smaller ones?

December 4, 2015
As the number of Division I college football bowl games has spiked to a record 40 this postseason, not enough teams have the six wins required to participate.

December 3, 2015
Association leader says accreditors could discourage politicians' focus on economic-driven measure of quality if they jointly embraced indicators of student learning.

December 3, 2015
The number and complexity of students' demands of administrations is going up -- and some of the items deal with issues typically left to faculty governance.

December 3, 2015
When professors leave one job due to sexual harassment allegations, they can land new jobs and repeat the behavior elsewhere, a recent case involving the University of Delaware and San Diego State University suggests.

December 3, 2015
South Dakota's private, two-year Kilian Community College is closing, finding it couldn't survive an enrollment decline and increased competition.

December 3, 2015
A controversial question is both praised and criticized, drawing attention to the powerful role of a single test.

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