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June 21, 2017
Essex County College allegedly suspends a communications adjunct for comments about race on Fox News, but she’s fighting back with the tools of her trade.

June 21, 2017
Bill Cosby’s lawyers argued in his recent sexual assault case that he had a consensual relationship with a Temple University employee while he was a trustee -- but experts say that still crosses a line.

June 21, 2017
At meeting of federal advisory panel, some members push accreditors to set “bright lines” for colleges’ performance, while others caution against oversimplification.

June 21, 2017
George Pruitt, retiring after 35 years as president of Thomas Edison State University, surveys the landscape.

June 20, 2017
Colleges and universities turn to experienced presidents in times of pressure, curtailing gains in diversity, study finds.

June 20, 2017
Scholar who is popular speaker nationwide is ousted from center directorship and resigns faculty job at Ohio State, amid allegations of misconduct.

June 20, 2017
Claude Pressnell, apparent choice as assistant secretary for postsecondary education, removes himself from consideration, further stalling efforts to fill leadership ranks at the Education Department.

June 20, 2017
News that Oregon State’s top pitcher was a sex offender startled the community and prompted questions: How closely should institutions monitor sexual assault convictions by their athletes?

June 20, 2017
College of Saint Rose is starting a master’s program in business analytics. Guilford College is starting an undergraduate major in public health.

June 19, 2017
Professor’s essay about the original color of classical statues is mocked by conservative websites -- and then she receives online threats.

June 19, 2017
AAUP, with some dissent, lifts censure of Illinois over Salaita case. Spalding U and Community College of Aurora are added for what association sees as violations of academic freedom.

June 19, 2017
University of Dayton reports strong results for first class graduating under a financial aid plan keeping students' net tuition stable for four years, but considerable risks mean the idea might not always transfer well.

June 19, 2017
Essay argues the age of big data is the time for professors to reconsider their reliance on the anti-plagiarism business.

June 19, 2017
OCR issues new guidance that clear way for investigating some cases of transgender bias, but advocates for transgender students say the document is inadequate.

June 16, 2017
Despite recent criticism of student reviews of faculty members, there is a system that’s working, AAUP conference is told.

June 16, 2017
Head basketball coach at Louisville, where program paid escorts to strip and perform sex acts for recruits, will be suspended for five games. The university says the punishment -- seen by some experts as a slap on the wrist -- is too harsh and intends to appeal.

June 16, 2017
To distress of advocates, Education Department tells civil rights investigators to focus on individual complaints -- and not automatically go beyond them -- in looking for history of discrimination at institutions.

June 16, 2017
Adolescents who see widespread layoffs around them as they grow up are less likely to enroll in college -- even if no one in their family loses a job.

June 16, 2017
A new executive order from the White House seeks to expand apprenticeships and open the door to a larger role for industry groups and alternative education providers.

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