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January 24, 2018
Inside Higher Ed/Gallup survey of academic officers finds concerns on free speech, academic freedom, economic challenges, tenure and textbooks -- while also finding confidence in institutions' academic health.

January 24, 2018
U of Rochester Faculty Senate considers a motion to censure T. Florian Jaeger, even though the university cleared him of sexual harassment.

January 24, 2018
Students interact less with peers of different faiths and traditions once they enter college, a new study finds.

January 24, 2018
At least one college warns its students about the "Tide pod challenge," but so far there have been no publicized cases of college students getting sick after eating laundry detergent packets.

January 24, 2018
Duke University: Tim Cook, CEO of Apple. Elon University: Leo M. Lambert, who is stepping down as president of the university. Kenyon College: Nate Silver, the statistician and journalist.

January 23, 2018
A late Southern Illinois professor's findings on a potential vaccine for herpes looked promising, until it was revealed he'd proceeded with a risky human trial with no oversight.

January 23, 2018
Civil liberties supporters want University of Alabama president to reverse expulsion of student who posted racist rants, saying her First Amendment rights were violated.

January 23, 2018
A recent accreditation policy has many colleges -- particularly in rural areas -- struggling to find qualified instructors to teach popular dual-credit courses for high school students.

January 23, 2018
WeWork and 2U are working to create a “global campus” for adults studying for job-friendly credentials online, expanding their competitive footprint.

January 23, 2018
Clarence D. Armbrister, president of Girard College, a boarding school in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as president of Johnson C. Smith University, in North Carolina. Seth Bodnar, senior executive for strategy and transformation at GE Transportation, in Illinois, has been selected as president of the University of Montana.

January 22, 2018
Nationally, state support for higher education increased 1.6 percent from 2017 to 2018, its slowest growth in five years.

January 22, 2018
NSF report shows 2.2 percent drop in undergraduate and 5.5 percent drop in graduate international enrollment.

January 22, 2018
Student aid won't face immediate impact, but civil rights investigations are likely to halt. Research agencies are unlikely to review and act on grant proposals.

January 22, 2018
Tarrant County College suspends astronomy instructor after he talked about the Koran in class in the dark, his face covered by a scarf.

January 22, 2018
Cetys University, a private institution not far from the U.S. border, may be the first Mexican institution to join the association after a new rule was approved Saturday.

January 19, 2018
Buffalo State failed to investigate an alleged sexual assault or respond to a female athlete’s requests, the Education Department's Office for Civil Rights found. The conclusions reconfirm college's obligations to investigate off-campus incidents, the department's former civil rights chief says.

January 19, 2018
New study says economics textbooks underrepresent women in both real-life and imagined examples -- and that fixing that could help attract more women to the field.

January 19, 2018
Despite slow start, open-access digital scholarship publisher expects to publish first works this year.

January 19, 2018
NCAA president and Board of Governors had pledged to act quickly on recommendations to reform men's basketball after federal officials revealed a scheme to steer recruits to certain colleges in exchange for cash.

January 19, 2018
Mary Baldwin College is starting a bachelor of arts program in autism studies and applied behavior analysis. Northeastern University is starting a master of science in media advocacy. Rocky Mountain College is starting a doctor of occupational therapy program.

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