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March 30, 2016
Accreditor approves Purdue's new competency-based bachelor's degree, which blends technical disciplines with the humanities and has a customizable approach designed more for a career than a first job.

March 30, 2016
Major publishers report sales of digital course materials surpass sales of print textbooks for the first time. Are the numbers right -- and does it matter?

March 30, 2016
State auditor says system campuses cut admissions standards in ways that shifted slots to out-of-staters. University fires back with analysis that says budget cuts forced its hand.

March 30, 2016
Recent attacks in Europe have targeted the most popular region for American study abroad students -- and the one traditionally perceived as safe.

March 30, 2016
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Alma College Brian Doyle, biology and biochemistry Dale Sanders, health care administration Clarkson University Michael Garcia, ​literature John Milne, engineering and management Selma Mededovic Thagard, ​chemical and biomolecular engineering Denison University

March 29, 2016
The most common grade is A -- at all kinds of colleges. But while grade point averages are increasing at four-year institutions, that's not the case at community colleges.

March 29, 2016
Bradley U announces it will no longer have outside commencement speakers. Leaders hope to avoid controversy, cut costs and keep everyone awake.

March 29, 2016
Anti-Semitic fliers printed remotely at dozens of universities are a reminder than even printers can serve as a gateway for hackers.

March 29, 2016
New paper finds little correlation between a coach's career advancement and the academic success of a team's players.

March 29, 2016
This month's edition of the technology podcast features a discussion with the senior researcher at the New Media Consortium.

March 29, 2016
Professor writes about how he was raped as a young man, drawing attention to male victims of a terrible crime.

March 28, 2016
Survey finds 2.2 percent median salary increase for tenure-track faculty members at four-year colleges and universities in 2015-16, but wide variation by discipline.

March 28, 2016
New North Carolina law requires public colleges to segregate bathrooms by biological birth gender, forcing transgender students and faculty members to use facilities that don't reflect their identities. UPDATE: Three university employees sue.

March 28, 2016
Emory students draw images related to all the presidential candidates, seeking to promote free speech; Scripps student government leader sets off debate by condemning "Trump 2016" note written on student's whiteboard.

March 28, 2016
NLRB rules that college paying adjuncts based on credit hours was required to negotiate with union before cutting the credit hours (and effectively cutting adjunct pay) of some courses.

March 28, 2016
Nonprofit Zenith Education Group is consolidating or closing 10 more campuses of the former Corinthian Colleges. The chain lost $100 million last year and is making changes to its business model, curriculum and leadership.

March 28, 2016
Education Department says students who attended dozens of Corinthian-owned campuses across the country are now eligible for federal loan forgiveness.

March 28, 2016
A major writing conference caught flak last year for rejecting panels about disabilities in writing. It's made some changes, but some still aren't satisfied.

March 25, 2016
Marquette suspends controversial tenured faculty blogger whom last year it moved to fire. And university says he must apologize for some past statements to keep his job.

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