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March 12, 2018
Trying to counter public perception that the liberal arts aren’t worth it, DePauw promises all graduates will have a job or other preferred outcome within six months.
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March 12, 2018
Wells Fargo’s deals with colleges are scrutinized for being costly to account holders. A senator wants answers, but the bank’s backers on campus say it’s sometimes the best option to help students -- and institutional budgets.

March 12, 2018
Students and faculty members at Augsburg U are rallying around a longtime professor who immigration officials say must soon return to Kenya -- or be deported.

March 12, 2018
New report calls out NCAA for saying that black athletes graduate at higher rates than other black students, when that’s not true at the top conferences.
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March 12, 2018
Who would cut down the nets as Division I men’s basketball champion if academics mattered more than skill on the court? Our annual Academic Performance Tournament has the answer.

March 9, 2018
March 9, 2018 -- Inside Higher Ed’s 2018 Survey of College and University Presidents was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Download a free copy of the survey report here. On Tuesday, April 3, at 2 p.m. Eastern, Inside Higher Ed will present a free webcast to discuss the survey’s results. Register for the webcast here. The Survey of College and University Presidents was made possible in part with support from Cengage, Jenzabar, Pearson and Wiley Education Services.

March 9, 2018
Texas Tech professor who says he was retaliated against for speaking out against tenure as stifling to academic innovation may proceed to trial in his case against the institution, a state appeals court rules.

March 9, 2018
Susan Dynarski, a prominent scholar, accuses Kevin Hassett, a top Trump administration economist, of plagiarizing her work in a 2007 column.

March 9, 2018
University of Illinois graduate students reach tentative contract deal with administration after being on strike for nearly two weeks.
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March 9, 2018
Colleges seek guidance about looming federal requirement for online colleges to tell students whether academic programs meet licensing requirements in their home states.

March 8, 2018
Ball State administrators and professors see huge upside for Indiana students in proposal, but they are also entering larger debates over public schools, union rights and local elections.
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March 8, 2018
Discussions about tenure votes are considered private on most campuses, but some say Dixie State is trumping up breach of confidentiality claims against two professors to get rid of them for political reasons.

March 8, 2018
Study finds instructors are much more likely to respond to comments from white male students than from others.

March 8, 2018
Conversations about how best to handle free expression at colleges and universities dominated annual meeting of student affairs professionals.

March 8, 2018
In many countries, public higher education no longer dominates, report finds.

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.

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