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August 9, 2016
Scholar suggests competitive sports for professors.

August 9, 2016
Dana Cook Baer, interim provost and professor of criminal justice at Waynesburg University, in Pennsylvania, has been named provost on a permanent basis.

August 8, 2016
College of Charleston professor says he's been forced out of a job for refusing to list learning outcomes to please an accreditor. He's suing and says academic freedom is being violated.

August 8, 2016
Moraine Valley Community College limits enrollment in some sections of college success course to African-American students -- and raises eyebrows.

August 8, 2016
Michigan State has closed its women's lounge. A male professor at another university complained about it, but many female students at the university want it back.

August 8, 2016
Association of American Publishers complains about Cal State librarian who studies popularity of pirated scientific papers. Cal State defends its librarian.

August 8, 2016
Only a few colleges -- mindful that wealthy students can afford to take the SAT or ACT many times -- require that all scores be submitted. Penn has just abandoned the policy.

August 5, 2016
Concordia St. Paul says it was trying to be "warm and welcoming" to minority students, but not everyone sees it that way.

August 5, 2016
Group that pushed for concealed weapons on college campuses wants state to block rule that lets professors keep weapons out of their offices.

August 5, 2016
As bipartisan consensus emerges in Congress that colleges should share the burden of students who can't repay loans or find jobs, higher ed leaders consider how such a plan would work and whether it would discourage them from educating the disadvantaged.

August 5, 2016
Six colleges will pilot an initiative to increase adjunct faculty engagement in their campuses’ completion agendas.

August 5, 2016
Northwestern plans to change to smart cards at four residential buildings. Many other institutions have already made the switch.

August 5, 2016
Baldwin Wallace University is starting a master of public health degree. Central Texas College is starting an associate of applied science degree in histologic technology.

August 4, 2016
A new report suggests wealthy institutions should spend more from their endowments to help low-income students, but many campus critics say it's not so simple.

August 4, 2016
Oberlin once again changes its stance toward Joy Karega, suspending the professor pending an investigation into her remarks on social media.

August 4, 2016
Dramatic enrollment decreases, along with mounting federal and state investigations, threaten the for-profit institution.

August 4, 2016
A former Kent State softball player says the university tried to conceal that she was raped by her coach's son. Now she's asking a state court to order the university to release records that could prove her allegations.

August 4, 2016
The “massification” of higher education hasn’t decreased the importance of family background, analysis finds.

August 4, 2016
Chris Breitmeyer, vice president for academic and student affairs at St. Charles Community College, in Missouri, has been named president of Clatsop Community College, in Oregon.

August 3, 2016
After an alleged harasser holds on to a powerful academic position, professors try to limit his influence, in part by excluding his work from their syllabi. Is that the right strategy?

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