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March 8, 2018
Alderson Broaddus University is starting an undergraduate major in cybersecurity. California Lutheran University is starting a bachelor's program in hospitality. Newberry College, in South Carolina, is starting a major in exercise science.

March 7, 2018
Accreditor's backing of the Purdue-Kaplan deal paves the way for a new, unusual public university, while giving a boost to other for-profit conversions, partnerships and acquisitions.

March 7, 2018
From 2013 to 2016, enrollments fell 9.2 percent. Declines include Spanish, still the most commonly taught language.

March 7, 2018
Golden West College says a professor is on leave after she was recorded off-campus telling an Asian-American family to "go back to your home country."
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March 7, 2018
A student receiving federal grants and loans who commits an infraction as minor as possessing marijuana faces losing aid eligibility. Some see this rule as unwise and are pushing to change it.

March 7, 2018
Nonprofit Books@Work brings literature discussions led by professors to the workplace.

March 7, 2018
Assumption College: The Reverend Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Baldwin Wallace University: Janet L. Kavandi, director of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's John H. Glenn Research Center.
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March 6, 2018
Study finds "strikingly high" rates of depression and anxiety, with many reporting little help or support from supervisors.

March 6, 2018
Law students at Lewis & Clark College interrupt appearance by Christina Hoff Sommers.
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March 6, 2018
New Stanford student group, concerned about device addiction, wants Apple to help.
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March 6, 2018
Athletes often hear anti-LGBTQ slurs but aren't speaking out against them, student affairs professionals say.
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March 5, 2018
"Contra-power" harassment of professors by students isn't that common, but it's a real problem.
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March 5, 2018
Injunctions mean DACA will largely remain in place beyond today's deadline, but colleges will be called upon to help students who face possible lapses in work authorizations and continuing stress and uncertainty about their prospects in U.S.

March 5, 2018
Jon Parrish Peede has been leading endowment on acting basis. He has expressed interest in the endowment promoting nonfaculty careers in humanities.

March 5, 2018
College of Idaho's unusual move has experts wondering whether two presidents will create dueling centers of power or reinforce each other. College says it vetted the situation thoroughly and is confident.

March 2, 2018
Daniel Handler, the children's author known as Lemony Snicket, will no longer speak at Wesleyan commencement, amid furor over his comments about women.

March 2, 2018
Duke University takes away from first-year students the ability to pick their roommates. This move goes against recent trends -- and raises questions about diversity, tolerance and the college experience.

March 2, 2018
Study finds evidence of institutional bias in publishing, in that journals favor the work of authors who either work or studied at the universities that house the publications.
Cover of Higher Education Accountability, by Robert Kelchen

March 2, 2018
Robert Kelchen, an emerging scholar and expert on higher education, discusses his new book on what the accountability push means for higher education.

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