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April 6, 2017
Berkshire Community College: Carlos Santiago, the Massachusetts commissioner of higher education. Clarkson University: Jan D. Achenbach, the Walter P. Murphy and Distinguished McCormick School Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics, and Mechanical Engineering at Northwestern University; and others.

April 5, 2017
Draft policy proposed by Middle States would prohibit accredited institutions from using commissioned agents in international recruitment -- as many now do.

April 5, 2017
Some students at the University of Michigan are unhappy that the administration is eschewing tradition by not booking a central graduation speaker, instead focusing on the institution's bicentennial.

April 5, 2017
Recent court filing by Department of Education fuels uncertainty about whether borrowers can count on contractors’ assertions that they qualify for federal debt relief program.

April 5, 2017
U.S. appeals court says a lesbian former adjunct has the right to sue Ivy Tech under Title VII, a federal anti-bias law, for discrimination based on sexual orientation.

April 5, 2017
Hungarian Parliament passes legislation that could force university founded by George Soros out of the country.

April 4, 2017
Professors at Lehigh object to records check and fingerprinting policy they say goes beyond what is required under Pennsylvania law and to protect minors -- and beyond what's reasonable.

April 4, 2017
The Vermont senator’s proposal includes free tuition and fees at public universities for all students with family income up to $125,000 and would cut student loan interest rates in half.

April 4, 2017
Connecticut system hopes for big savings by running 12 campuses centrally and combining back-office functions at colleges and universities.

April 4, 2017
Federal Reserve Bank of New York study suggests student loans don't play a major role in limiting borrowers' ability to buy a home later.

April 4, 2017
Agnes Scott College: Oprah Winfrey, the entertainment executive and philanthropist. Arizona Christian University: Michael Farris, president and CEO of Alliance Defending Freedom. Heidelberg University: John Buccigross, an ESPN anchor.

April 3, 2017
Trump administration says it can cut billions by scaling back reimbursement for overhead costs. University groups say that funding is essential to conducting research.

April 3, 2017
University that locked out its faculty in the fall is now telling professors they must shrink the core curriculum within a year and make do without majors such as philosophy and math.

April 3, 2017
Study finds library directors are moving forward with big reorganizations plans, but they also may be struggling to communicate those plans to administrators and faculty members.

April 3, 2017
Sacred Heart University lays groundwork to acquire a college primarily awarding two-year nursing degrees.

April 3, 2017
With a federal government that now appears sympathetic to for-profit colleges, city officials in Milwaukee seek to block institutions that violate Obama-era regulations.

March 31, 2017
Ratings agency dings small university for spending big after a new president took over. As focus shifts to a budget deficit, question becomes whether Drew can cut spending while growing enrollment.

March 31, 2017
Appeals court sides with U of New Mexico in case of student who said she was booted from a class for critiquing lesbianism. Judges say professors have right to make decisions about what kind of speech is appropriate for academic setting.

March 31, 2017
After briefings with congressional committees, federal agencies deliver more bad news on the status of the IRS data retrieval tool.

March 31, 2017
Villanova safety officers removed three people who were disrupting a talk by Charles Murray, who then was able to complete his lecture.

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