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September 27, 2016
Gatekeeper or rubber stamp? Recent tenure denial raises questions about a president's role in tenure decisions.

September 27, 2016
A black student at Prairie State College says he was racially profiled on his way to class by a campus police officer. A dismissive response from the chair of the college's board draws criticism.

September 27, 2016
The University of Colorado's board hangs in the balance as candidates debate funding, climate change and academic freedom in hopes of winning election.

September 27, 2016
A $50 million contract in the University of California system opens the door for campuses to move IT services overseas. Will others follow in UCSF’s footsteps and cut jobs?

September 27, 2016
Chicago School of Professional Psychology is starting a master’s program in clinical mental health counseling. Columbus College of Art & Design is launching a major on the study and practice of comics. New York University is starting a minor in disability studies.

September 26, 2016
Blackface photos, tweets about lynching, swastikas and slurs roil campuses. Students rally against those incidents, which experts say aren't new but are finally getting attention. National anthem protests spread.

September 26, 2016
U of Vermont's College of Medicine announces it will get rid of lecture courses and completely reshape the faculty role -- a first for a traditional medical school.

September 26, 2016
The film Goat depicts fraternity hazing at its most brutal, raising hopes that there could be cultural shift away from making light of the behavior. 

September 26, 2016
The debate over the use of 'all lives matter' plays out in a public forum as NACAC conference closes.

September 26, 2016
American colleges and universities can't count on ever-increasing numbers of international students, panelists warn.

September 26, 2016
Admissions group calls on colleges to require recruiting agents to disclose their financial ties to those they are seeking to recruit.

September 23, 2016
GOP candidate vows to work with Congress to push wealthy colleges and universities to spend more on students. Move comes as top endowments report losses.

September 23, 2016
Data show that students who earn C's in foundational courses are much less likely to graduate. As a result, U of Arizona may require some C students to repeat a course.

September 23, 2016
U of Tennessee investigates professor and popular conservative blogger for tweeting that drivers should "run down" protesters in North Carolina.

September 23, 2016
New federal data show rising number of students receiving Pell Grants while median family incomes of recipients fall.

September 23, 2016
Admissions officers talk about changing the way applications are read in order to keep up with demographic changes.

September 23, 2016
Dispute at Cornell University centers on a program allowing international students to work.

September 23, 2016
Speakers suggest areas to examine as small colleges try to change their business models.

September 22, 2016
Gender-based discrimination in the academic workplace isn’t always overt, but the “shrapnel” of small indignities stays with you. That’s the premise of a new book on this kind of bias, and how to alleviate it.

September 22, 2016
The Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education releases its first report, using data to lay out a broad picture of students at today's two- and four-year colleges.

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