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February 12, 2016
University reverses course on action that outraged many in academe, but also says board still backs controversial president. Professors aren't ready to return. Many want to know why president said he acted in "mercy" when professors did nothing wrong.

February 12, 2016
BREAKING: New allegations surface about leader of Mount St. Mary's of Maryland.

February 12, 2016
An error-riddled software pilot in Washington State highlights the challenges colleges face when they replace systems that power virtually every process on campus.

February 12, 2016
As debate continues over drowning bunnies and Mount St. Mary's questionnaire for new students, concerns are raised about ethics and legality of the survey.

February 12, 2016
Turkish scholars describe a growing intolerance for dissent.

February 12, 2016
Author discusses his new book, explaining his discipline and the work professors do.

February 12, 2016
Do the biology students celebrated (perhaps undeservingly) for their intellect always seem to be male? A new study says the answer lies in gender bias.

February 12, 2016
Holly Ayers, director of institutional effectiveness at Arkansas State University-Newport, has been promoted to vice chancellor for academic affairs there.

February 11, 2016
University announces major strategic planning initiative to address long-term budgetary concerns. Is it a canary in the coal mine or will it emerge as a model for other institutions seeking similar solutions?

February 11, 2016
Annual survey of incoming college freshmen finds interest in student activism at all-time high, especially among black students.

February 11, 2016
Cybersecurity experts say the network monitoring program at the U of California is less intrusive than reported, but question the university's decision to keep it hidden from faculty.

February 11, 2016
A new chain wants to add a boutique option to college town accommodations.

February 11, 2016
Study analyzes job ads to show just how much is expected of an aspiring academic.

February 10, 2016
Obama administration's last budget blueprint has something for everyone -- low-income students, cancer researchers, community colleges, minority-serving institutions. But it's a nonstarter in Congress.

February 10, 2016
Academics respond with speed and anger after the president of Mount St. Mary's -- who advocated treating at-risk students as bunnies to drown -- fires two faculty members.

February 10, 2016
Studies of faculty development efforts at a liberal arts college and a land-grant university suggest the programs can have an impact on student outcomes.

February 10, 2016
Protests at campuses nationwide lead to lists of demands, but what happens when a college's Quaker faith rejects the idea of demands?

February 10, 2016
One of the universities that rescinded an honorary degree from Bill Cosby is being urged to consider doing the same for Donald Trump.

February 10, 2016
The following colleges have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2016:

February 9, 2016
Mount St. Mary's fires two faculty members. One was tenured professor charged with lack of loyalty. The other advised student newspaper that recently exposed president's quotes about "drowning bunnies."

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