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December 13, 2017
Barnard unveils criteria it will use to evaluate whether a fossil fuel company is a good or bad actor worthy of its investment. An emphasis is on climate science.

December 13, 2017
Republicans on House education committee -- with little patience for complaints over rushed process -- advanced out of committee an expansive update to law governing federal aid programs.

December 13, 2017
Hampshire has kicked a student off campus after it said threats were made and campus safety was in danger. The student’s supporters, noting his autism, say his panic attacks were misinterpreted.

December 13, 2017
Tony Allen, head of corporate reputation for Bank of America, in Delaware, has been appointed provost at Delaware State University. Peggy F. Bradford, provost and vice president of academic affairs at Westchester Community College, part of the State University of New York, has been chosen as president of Shawnee Community College, in Illinois.

December 12, 2017
A smaller-than-expected freshman class is continuing to cause budget issues at the Ohio institution. Professors are tired of salary freeze.

December 12, 2017
Hiram College, hoping to stay financially and academically competitive, launches overhaul and floats idea -- on hold for now -- of ending some tenure protections.

December 12, 2017
As House panel readies to debate Higher Education Act, GOP lawmakers add provision seeking federal study of student-level data system run by National Student Clearinghouse.

December 12, 2017
Florida Atlantic University prevails in suit by professor it fired.

December 12, 2017
Charges are dropped against controversial speaker, but woman who took his notes is arrested. She says she was trying to prevent racist hate speech.

December 11, 2017
As Republicans in Congress look to change course on graduate lending policies, some higher education groups warn about limiting access and tougher paths to service-oriented careers.

December 11, 2017
Court filings in a suit challenging American Studies Association's boycott of Israeli universities allege that candidates for key roles in association kept their plans to push for a boycott secret when they stood for office.

December 11, 2017
Rutgers professor who was prolifically anti-Semitic on social media is removed from teaching required courses and from a campus leadership post.

December 11, 2017
Much-hyped company, early player in adaptive learning, plans to take on the publishers. Some see promise; others have doubts.

December 11, 2017
Institutions affected by California wildfires juggle logistics of finals, move-out, assignment deadlines.

December 8, 2017
What can a crowdsourced survey of sexual harassment in academe tell us about the problem?

December 8, 2017
Graduates with math degrees fare well on the job market, but a greater share of students leave the major than any other, new federal data show. Are those students making a bad choice?

December 8, 2017
Tensions between board and president boil over with trustee resignations at Saint Rose.

December 8, 2017
After a student’s death following a fraternity party, and the subsequent suspension of Greek life, Florida State’s president has stopped serving alcohol at functions he hosts and is asking faculty and staff not to serve alcohol at on-campus holiday parties.

December 8, 2017
A lecturer at Clemson lives in the same house he lived in as a doctoral candidate. But his thrifty spending habits have put him on track to donate $2 million to create a scholarship fund.

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