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October 24, 2016
Federal regulators indefinitely stay IRS enforcement ruling that subsidized health insurance plans for graduate students violated provisions of Affordable Care Act.

October 24, 2016
At Alabama, black students draw criticism from flag-carrying fans and ugly comments on social media. At Greenville, veterans take to the field (without permission).

October 24, 2016
Many professors say programs are being combined without enough attention to academic issues and the faculty role.

October 24, 2016
His presidencies and writings such as The Shape of the River had a significant impact on higher education.

October 24, 2016
Oct. 24, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's fifth annual Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology explores the views of professors (and a corresponding group of academic technology administrators) on a range of technology issues. Among them: the value (and validity) of data produced by student learning assessments, the quality of online education, and the shape of the scholarly publishing landscape. Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. Register for the webinar here. The Inside Higher Ed Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology was made possible in part with support from Barnes & Noble College, Explorance, Knowlura, Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, and VitalSource.

October 21, 2016
Princeton agrees to pay millions to local taxpayers to get them to drop a lawsuit, but the principles could surface elsewhere -- and again at Princeton in six years.

October 21, 2016
Last year, Louisville's supporters scoffed at charges. Now NCAA has confirmed them and the university is objecting to the association's finding that powerful head coach failed to monitor his program. The coach is invoking 9/11.

October 21, 2016
Consumer advocates say a Brookings study highlights the need for comprehensive federal data on the relationship between college loan debt and race.

October 21, 2016
Group of colleges releases voluntarily standards for competency-based education, which Education Department official says could help prevent the rise of bad actors.

October 21, 2016
Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos is touring college campuses across America, and some universities have shut him out because of his rhetoric against groups too numerous to list.

October 20, 2016
After contract talks between faculty union and Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education crumble over wages and benefits, many students woke up Wednesday morning to no classes.

October 20, 2016
As Election Day nears, it's uncertain who would lead the Senate committee that would handle key higher education legislation -- including a "free college" proposal if Hillary Clinton is elected -- in the next Congress.

October 20, 2016
Eight university presidents join statement on values they and others hope to see in next U.S. president. The statement doesn't name a candidate, but it's hard not to see who is being talked about.

October 20, 2016
Those educated in the West are more likely than others to eventually be promoted to full professors. But those who earned Ph.D.s in China are more likely than others to land top administrative jobs.

October 20, 2016
At a time when graduate schools are under pressure to produce more minority Ph.D.s, surveys at Yale and Michigan show the challenges facing nonwhite doctoral students.

October 19, 2016
University at Buffalo Foundation turns down proposal to put a professor on its board.  

October 19, 2016
Advice from consultant, including that to limit courses with high failure rates, is unwelcome to Illinois State professors. But the university and the consultant say their focus is student success, not student smooth sailing.

October 19, 2016
University blocks student paper from publishing column criticizing Trump. Liberty says it acted because the piece was "redundant" with another. The blocked column may be found at the end of this article.

October 19, 2016
Struggling to meet the rising demand for mental health services on campuses, colleges turn to online platforms and text messaging services. Experts are divided on the effectiveness of these approaches.

October 19, 2016
New report finds big-time college football players at wealthiest programs graduate at rates lower than their nonathlete male peers. For black players, the gap is even bigger.

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