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March 6, 2017
The Dream Center Foundation, a religious missionary organization based in Los Angeles, plans to buy EDMC, a struggling for-profit chain that enrolls 65,000 students. The resulting nonprofit college group will be secular. 

March 6, 2017
Association of nonleased campus stores unveils network designed to reduce their dependence on textbook profits and let colleges retain revenues many now pay to companies to operate the stores.

March 6, 2017
New America releases framework to help colleges use predictive analytics to benefit students.

March 3, 2017
Middlebury students chant and shout to prevent Charles Murray from speaking. He later is led to a private location, where a discussion with a professor is livestreamed. After the event some attack car carrying Murray and a professor.

March 3, 2017
Cal State Fullerton faculty union says instructor was suspended for allegedly hitting a student at a pro-Trump rally -- despite a lack of evidence. Professor's allies say he was the one who was attacked.

March 3, 2017
University typically invites first-year presidents to give commencement address. Amid debate over whether to invite current president, vice president gets the nod, with praise for his “reserved dignity.”

March 3, 2017
Former Bowdoin College president takes a lower-ranking role at UMass Boston, saying he thinks the challenge in American higher education is in public institutions.

March 3, 2017
Programs that promote themselves as helping students paraphrase may be helping them plagiarize, researcher warns.

March 2, 2017
Recent increases in number of minority administrators don't keep up with demographic shifts, but new study finds broad pay equity.

March 2, 2017
Anthropology -- where the work of researchers is often at odds with the priorities of the Trump White House -- tries to figure out how to maneuver.

March 2, 2017
As Tennessee’s Promise program expands to include adult students, other community college scholarship programs are figuring out how to replicate its success.

March 2, 2017
New book tells the story of initiative that brings liberal arts education to incarcerated men and women.

March 2, 2017
Clarkson University Bebonchu Atems, economics and financial studies Jennifer Knack, psychology Damien Samways, biology Weiming Wu, civil and environmental engineering Phillip Yuya, mechanical and aeronautical engineering Colorado College

March 1, 2017
Wisconsin governor who has pushed for deep cuts to higher education is now seeking increased spending. Academics welcome the shift, but some worry about the details, including a requirement for monitoring teaching loads.

March 1, 2017
Black students graduate, on average, at a rate 22 percentage points lower than white students. Closing that gap will require individual institutions to improve completion rates and highly selective colleges to enroll more black students, a new report says.

March 1, 2017
New executive order moves HBCU initiative into White House but otherwise doesn't depart significantly from previous executive orders on historically black colleges.

March 1, 2017
Women's studies meets mathematics in a new book arguing for a more inclusive cultural notion of numeracy.

March 1, 2017
The Education Department needs to better monitor colleges' finances to prevent another costly fiasco like the 2014 collapse of Corinthian Colleges, says the agency's Office of Inspector General.

February 28, 2017
American Academy of Arts and Sciences makes the case for increasing foreign language learning capacity in a political climate that's increasingly anti-global.

February 28, 2017
UNC board members want law school’s civil rights center to be barred from lawsuits and suing the state -- which the center has done with success in the past.

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