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February 17, 2016
Measures of student learning, beyond grades, are on the rise, according to results of a new survey. But colleges are less likely to use standardized tests for learning outcomes.

February 17, 2016
Board sends conciliatory email to faculty members at Maryland institution, but they are also receiving messages from some alumni telling them to stop opposing the president.

February 17, 2016
Draft plan provides a first look at the Education Department’s new debt relief process for federal student loans.

February 17, 2016
Study suggests acceptance of online education still lags among high school students.

February 17, 2016
New Gallup-Purdue study finds comparatively high levels of well-being and engagement among college athletes.

February 16, 2016
City Colleges of Chicago Chancellor Cheryl Hyman, who is widely heralded for leading graduation-rate improvements, faces faculty unrest over new tuition rates and program consolidations.

February 16, 2016
Lawmakers are again raising questions about wealthy universities' endowments -- and tossing around ideas to crack down on them.

February 16, 2016
Author discusses his new book on "the changing marketplace" facing colleges and universities.

February 16, 2016
Campaign season poses unique challenges at colleges where students want to take sides but the college itself cannot.

February 16, 2016
Board of Kirkwood Community College "expresses its disappointment" after president admitted he used material from The New York Times in a speech.

February 15, 2016
President of Mount St. Mary's in Maryland says he reinstated two professors he fired. Faculty asks president to quit. Many report fear for their jobs and uncertainty over liberal arts and Catholic heritage. Many students back president. Plus video satire.

February 15, 2016
Mount Saint Mary College in New York isn't affiliated with Mount St. Mary's University in Maryland, but professors at the former say it's headed down the same path as the latter, with dissenting faculty members dismissed and trustees showing up at search committee meetings.

February 15, 2016
Justice's death may not change outcome on affirmative action, which he opposed. His record includes key votes and dissents on issues of black colleges, hate speech, single-sex public higher education and church-state line.

February 15, 2016
Philosophy association issues statement against the way some scholars are being treated. Some praise the effort. Others fear it could limit free expression.

February 15, 2016
Muhlenberg College will require students to recruit mentors from a database of parents and alumni.

February 12, 2016
BREAKING: New allegations surface about leader of Mount St. Mary's of Maryland.

February 12, 2016
An error-riddled software pilot in Washington State highlights the challenges colleges face when they replace systems that power virtually every process on campus.

February 12, 2016
As debate continues over drowning bunnies and Mount St. Mary's questionnaire for new students, concerns are raised about ethics and legality of the survey.

February 12, 2016
Turkish scholars describe a growing intolerance for dissent.

February 12, 2016
Author discusses his new book, explaining his discipline and the work professors do.

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