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November 12, 2015
Author discusses new book arguing that China's universities are rising while America's are in decline.

November 12, 2015
The world’s first "Kimposium" will explore what the fascination with the television family tells us about modern society.

November 11, 2015
U of Missouri activists clash with student photographer, raising questions about protesters and free expression. And role of professor in blocking the student sets off large debate -- and she apologizes.

November 11, 2015
Open-access advocates see an opportunity to capitalize on the Lingua controversy, but outcomes of previous mass resignations at scholarly journals paint an unclear picture of the impact of "editorial mutinies."

November 11, 2015
The University of Missouri football team threatened to strike if the university's president didn't resign. The success of the boycott shows the economic influence athletes can wield.

November 11, 2015
Texas Tech dean quits after university panel finds he inappropriately set up system that raised several students' grades -- in violation of university procedures and behind back of professor who assigned the grades.

November 11, 2015
National organizations and states partner to develop a set of principles to guide reform efforts on remedial education.

November 10, 2015
Amid escalating tensions, students protesting what they see as a culture of racism at the University of Missouri successfully oust the system's president and the flagship's chancellor.

November 10, 2015
Iowa State's leader, trying to curb dangerous drinking and related behavior, goes where the students are.

November 10, 2015
As universities seek to globalize, should they include internationally focused criteria in their tenure and promotion policies? A new report analyzes policies with such indicators.

November 10, 2015
Research finds varying definitions of "first generation" result in big differences in how these students are counted -- but however they are defined, they lag behind their peers.

November 10, 2015
Francis J. Felser, executive vice president and chief administrative officer at Bryant & Stratton College, in New York, has been promoted to president and chief executive officer there.

November 9, 2015
Study's preliminary findings suggest that teaching quality and academic rigor are not necessarily stronger at prestigious institutions.

November 9, 2015
At Missouri, football players will boycott games and hunger striker vows to fast until system president quits; at Yale, protests grow over letter questioning focus on offensive Halloween costumes.

November 9, 2015
Baylor University has one of the top football teams in the country. It's also the world's largest Baptist university. Can the two identities coexist without serious compromise?

November 9, 2015
Georgia chancellor wants to combine historically black Albany State U with nearby Darton State, where most programs are at the associate-degree level.

November 9, 2015
Fullerton faculty panel finds faculty member broke rules by deviating from departmental choice, but also finds department didn’t have proper procedures in place.

November 6, 2015
Obama administration announces modest executive actions aimed at forcing accreditors to focus more on student outcomes -- and urges Congress to impose more sweeping changes.

November 6, 2015
U of Texas System will mandate that searches for all administrator positions -- from deans on up -- include a female or minority candidate in the final interview round.

November 6, 2015
Southern Utah University goes all in with an experiment on general education, combining 13 courses into one year of material that eight professors jointly teach.

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