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December 19, 2017
Small private women's college is cutting more than 10 percent of its faculty as it overhauls curriculum.

December 19, 2017
The number of faculty members choosing open educational resources over traditional textbooks has nearly doubled in the last year, but awareness over all remains low.

December 19, 2017
Institutions won’t allow students to use marijuana on campuses for fear of running afoul of federal law and losing their funding.

December 19, 2017
Johnson O. Akinleye, interim chancellor of North Carolina Central University, has been promoted to president there. Paul Alivisatos, vice chancellor for research at the University of California, Berkeley, has been selected as executive vice chancellor and provost there.

December 18, 2017
House and Senate negotiators release final details of tax reform agreement expected to win approval. Plus a list of colleges likely to face new tax.

December 18, 2017
Study finds humanities and social science Ph.D.s working outside academe are happier than their tenure-track peers, even if "alt-ac" careers weren't their first choice.

December 18, 2017
Residents in poor parts of New York City tend to have less student debt but more trouble paying it off, providing a window into how national trends play out at the local level.

December 18, 2017
An accreditor's decision to place an embattled New Jersey community college on probation may have been the wake-up call officials needed to improve its operations.

December 18, 2017
NCAA punishes seven former Northern Colorado coaching staffers who paid for and completed athletes' online courses.

December 15, 2017
New public opinion data suggest that despite significant concerns about prices, most Americans (and many Republicans) believe a postsecondary education is essential.

December 15, 2017
Calls for clear, easily accessible data on Ph.D. program outcomes have failed to produce results at any kind of scale. A new coalition of 10 life sciences institutions hopes to change that.

December 15, 2017
Sam Olens, a controversial pick for president of Kennesaw State last year, has resigned following inquiries into how he handled protests related to the national anthem.

December 15, 2017
Kern Holoman, of the University of California, Davis, was stripped of his emeritus professor status this week after allegations of sexual assault from 1987 surfaced. He has denied the claims, which were made by a former student who now works at the university.

December 15, 2017
Columbia College Chicago is starting a minor in hip-hop studies. Columbia University is starting a master's degree in business analytics.

December 14, 2017
Reports indicate congressional negotiators have dropped repeal of tax-exempt tuition waivers for graduate students and other provisions affecting higher ed from final tax-reform bill.

December 14, 2017
GOP’s Higher Education Act rewrite would give a boost to competency-based education, short-term certificates and alternative providers, but experts worry about the bill’s lack of safeguards.

December 14, 2017
Professors typically refrain from talking about their now-notable former students publicly, but some feel moved to do so in the public interest, good or bad.

December 14, 2017
Authors of statistics textbook proudly declared, in a footnote, that no one reads footnotes. Photos of the footnote keep going viral.

December 14, 2017
Men are far more likely to ask, study finds.

December 13, 2017
University of Arkansas professors want to stall a vote on system policy changes they say would upend the definition of tenure. Many fear the system is trying to focus on the vague concept of collegiality.

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