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April 2, 2018
University of Rochester professors found out their emails were reviewed and shared, raising questions of how much privacy faculty members should be assured.

April 2, 2018
New study of undergraduate STEM courses finds that lectures remain dominant -- despite finding after finding questioning their effectiveness.

April 2, 2018
Historically black technical college in South Carolina may close due to sharp enrollment drops, raising questions about whether it receives adequate support and concerns about the hole it might leave.

April 2, 2018
Scholar's suggestion that Jesus be read as a "drag king" leads to calls for his resignation and to local bishop criticizing response of college, which cited academic freedom.

April 2, 2018
Bentley University: Deval Patrick, former governor of Massachusetts; and Diane Hessan, founder and chair of market research company C Space.

March 30, 2018
Canada announces 24 scholars recruited to its universities from all over the world -- with more than half coming from the U.S.

March 30, 2018
Since health-care reform was enacted, the number of students without health insurance has dropped, but they remain the largest cohort of uninsured Americans.

March 30, 2018
University of Michigan will rename two buildings -- one honoring a late president and the other a late professor -- after research showed them both to have promoted bigoted ideas.

March 30, 2018
Department of Education has narrowed scope of civil rights inquiries -- a necessary step, it says, to deliver speedier resolutions to students and colleges. Some criticize changes, especially in light of new funding from Congress to support investigations.

March 30, 2018
American, British and Canadian researchers are less likely than others to share data behind their research projects, study finds.

March 29, 2018
Annual report on public higher education finance shows more states relying more heavily on tuition, even in a year when appropriations rose nationally.

March 29, 2018
Pay is up 1.7 percent, CUPA-HR study finds, with slightly larger increases for those off the tenure track -- who tend to earn much less.
Kentucky Capitol building

March 29, 2018
Late addition to budget bill would allow dismissal of tenured professors due to program changes or eliminations, ending protections previously adopted by college boards. Move comes as tenure rights are eroding elsewhere.

March 29, 2018
Virginia Tech's women's lacrosse team has come under fire for singing a song with a repeated racial slur, leading many to say the incident highlights a lack of diversity in the game.

March 29, 2018
David Dausey, provost and executive vice president at Mercyhurst University, in Pennsylvania, has been appointed provost and vice president for academic affairs at Duquesne University, also in Pennsylvania.

March 29, 2018
More than 6 in 10 recipients of the TEACH Grant, created to attract instructors for high-need subjects in low-income schools, have seen those grants convert to loans after they fail to meet eligibility standards, Department of Education report finds.

March 28, 2018
Akron president is stepping down after he applied for job in Florida. Is the system good for anyone?

March 28, 2018
Will proposal for streamlined general-education program at Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences give the curriculum new life? Can new approaches to language and diversity engage students who might otherwise lose interest?

March 28, 2018
Social science groups say Trump administration is endangering the reliability of the Census -- and research that uses Census data -- by adding question on citizenship.
Cover of “Innovation and the Independent College: Examples From the Sector,” from the Council of Independent Colleges

March 28, 2018
A report from the Council of Independent Colleges shows how dozens of small private institutions have changed programs or structures -- and aims to spur consideration elsewhere.

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