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August 11, 2017
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Heather Cathcart, arts and sciences Thomas Grant, English and communication Jan Gregus, mathematics Chris Kiser, forest resources Robin Crumley, nursing Shawn Seat, physics McDaniel College Corey Wronski-Mayersak, English Saint Peter's University, in New Jersey Jill Callahan, biology Brian Royster, criminal justice University of Houston Victoria

August 10, 2017
Leaked Google memo, described as an “anti-diversity screed,” reminds many women in STEM fields of the challenges that remain not just in industry, but in academe.

August 10, 2017
Facing budget shortfalls and enrollment declines, Marygrove College in Detroit makes an uncommon decision.

August 10, 2017
Some critics argue colleges aren’t doing enough to help working-class men earn certificates, but one Arkansas community college has found success in short-term programs. Is federal policy keeping up?

August 10, 2017
Youngstown State defends decision to let student who was convicted of sexually assaulting a minor join football team, but says he won’t play in games this fall.

August 10, 2017
Humboldt University of Berlin was founded to train students to think beyond single fields. After shifting away from the model, it has recently started a series of programs to encourage it.

August 10, 2017
Christopher Ames, provost at Shepherd University, in West Virginia, has been selected as president at the Sage Colleges, in New York. Donald R. Boomgaarden, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at the University of Scranton, in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as president of St. Joseph's College, in New York.

August 9, 2017
The Obama administration shut down Globe U, but an affiliated university bought four of its Wisconsin campuses with the backing of the Trump administration and a state regulator with a tough reputation on for-profits.

August 9, 2017
Georgia’s state higher education board votes to pull the most serious investigations to the central office, a shift that angers many advocates for assault victims, who already believe the new policies are out of line with federal law.

August 9, 2017
Professor’s “stress-reduction policy,” mocked by conservative websites, found to violate university policy.

August 9, 2017
The University of Texas at Austin has unveiled Stampede2, said to be the most powerful supercomputer at any campus in the U.S.

August 9, 2017
Azusa Pacific University is starting a master of arts in music entrepreneurial studies. Cedarville University is starting a minor and a certificate program in Spanish for health care.

August 8, 2017
Author of a scientific paper fought for years to find a journal to accept his work, which has an acknowledgments section that includes a tribute to a colleague.

August 8, 2017
Three schools at the oldest university in the United States team up with 2U to start an online program in an emergent field.

August 8, 2017
Century Foundation cautions that nature of public university deals with online program managers could undermine the institutions’ financial stability and their students’ data.

August 8, 2017
Georgetown and Northwestern announce they will accept GRE, not just LSAT. But ABA may move in ways that limit the option and that some fear would impede diversity efforts.

August 8, 2017
In the push to expand “earn-while-you-learn” programs, what lessons can the U.S. take from approaches in Germany and Switzerland?

August 7, 2017
McDonald’s brings a flexible approach and free career and college advising to its tuition assistance program, which is aimed in part at keeping employees on the job longer.

August 7, 2017
Fresno State announces that instructor who tweeted “Trump must hang” won’t be returning to campus. He is among several non-tenure-track faculty members to lose their jobs over social media posts.

August 7, 2017
Public universities in the state were slapped with sanctions that will slow release of federal student aid and add an extra layer of approval for new programs -- a result of three years of late audits, the top reason public universities suffer the penalty.

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