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December 4, 2018
Students in a Baylor University class weren't sleeping enough. Their professor offered them extra credit if they got eight hours of sleep or more -- and they performed better on final exams than their peers.

December 3, 2018
Temple professor lost his job as CNN commentator over speech he gave at United Nations. University says it is defending his right to free speech, but board chair's comments suggest institution is trying to find a way to punish him.

December 3, 2018
A Princeton a cappella group won't sing "Kiss the Girl" from The Little Mermaid after complaints that its performance made audience members uncomfortable.

December 3, 2018
The Trump administration wants to spur more innovation in higher education. But some question whether pursuing federal student aid is worth it for alternative providers.

December 3, 2018
Andrea Lewis Miller defends her use of material from Joel Osteen's sermon "I'm Still Standing."

November 30, 2018
Professor says she's "terminating" Michigan State as her employer after it ignored her harassment complaints against an administrator and then pursued what she calls cooked-up research misconduct allegations against her.

November 30, 2018
Computer science students at the University of California, Berkeley, are frustrated with a malfunctioning autograding system.

November 30, 2018
After recreational marijuana was legalized in Canada, three universities are amending their policies to allow its use on campus. Universities in the U.S. remain committed to federally imposed ban of the drug.

November 30, 2018
Two of the state's largest community college districts dropped a total of five football teams, creating tough decisions for Arizona's remaining two-year college football programs.

November 30, 2018
Elizabeth City State University is starting a bachelor's program in homeland security. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is starting a master of biomedical data science degree.

November 29, 2018
Adult film star's invite to campus gets a Wisconsin chancellor in trouble. Some see hypocrisy on the part of the state university system, which passed a lengthy free speech policy just last year. Does the system only care about some speech?

November 29, 2018
Annual survey of student engagement finds that students feel confident in their postgraduation plans. Other recent reports have suggested otherwise.

November 29, 2018
Parents are taking out bigger loans to pay for their children's college education, a new report finds, and having worse outcomes repaying that debt.

November 29, 2018
U of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is paying $424,000 to protect itself in case of a falloff.

November 28, 2018
A coding boot camp and a liberal arts university share instructors and accreditation to create a new computer science degree, aimed at making graduates of both institutions more employable.

November 28, 2018
Pitzer professors seek to suspend the college's program at University of Haifa as study abroad becomes target for supporters of Israel boycott.

November 28, 2018
More than a year after Milo Yiannopoulos's talk at the university attracted violent protest, the university sees a different style of political engagements on campus -- actual discussions across ideological divides.

November 28, 2018
Authors discuss new book on evolution of a key American model of higher education.

November 27, 2018
New analysis of history-major data says the field has fallen to "new low." Can it be saved?

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