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July 20, 2018
British students paint over the Kipling poem "If" with one by Maya Angelou, citing the British writer's poem "White Man's Burden" and "a plethora of other work that sought to legitimate the British Empire’s presence in India and de-humanize people of color."

July 19, 2018
A handful of college presidents have decided to make the unusual move from a liberal arts college to a professionally oriented institution. Despite love for the liberal arts, they say the time was right -- for many reasons.

July 19, 2018
College Board backtracks on plan to begin the AP World History exam in the year 1450, saying it will now begin in 1200.

July 19, 2018
The University of Wisconsin at Madison is viewed by some in the state as elitist, expensive and liberal, so the university's alumni group is holding one-on-one discussions around the state -- offering ideas and ice cream.

July 19, 2018
A Chicago-based nonprofit is opening a private two-year institution aimed at Latino immigrants.

July 19, 2018
U.S. may be overtaken on research impact by mid-2020s, study finds.

July 18, 2018
Report documents decline in numbers of majors but growth in new tracks. Of the specializations within major, writing is doing relatively well, and literature not so much.

July 18, 2018
Pell Grants may see a modest increase, but separate appropriations proposals from Senate and House would largely keep programs in line with 2018 funding levels.

July 18, 2018
Case involves an allegation that Louisiana College wouldn't hire a coach because of his Jewish heritage.

July 18, 2018
Nonprofit National University System seeks to expand into online graduate and doctoral programs by buying for-profit Northcentral University.

July 17, 2018
Survey finds broad support for government funding of colleges, and recognition of value for society as well as individuals.

July 17, 2018
Philosophers object to Claremont Graduate's decision to close its department and terminate tenured professors. Some see loss of an essential program.

July 17, 2018
Some faculty members at Los Angeles community colleges question the lack of black leaders on the district's board and among their presidents.

July 17, 2018
Author discusses his new book about women in the technology industry and in the academic programs that could lead them there.

July 17, 2018
Arizona Western College is starting certificate programs in geospatial technology and unmanned aerial systems. Loyola University Maryland is starting a master of arts in curriculum and instruction for social justice.

July 16, 2018
After Mount Ida College closure, Massachusetts proposals grapple with whether colleges should disclose shutdown possibilities and when regulators should step in.

July 16, 2018
Conservative talk show host says Sacha Baron Cohen posed as Reed professor for comedy show on politics. Reed says ploy demonstrates a misunderstanding of what it's about, but that it's honored -- sort of. Maybe.

July 16, 2018
Professor at Taylor University has stepped down after accusations he kissed a former advisee and inappropriately touched other women. Many are frustrated that the university received ongoing complaints dating back 14 years and found some of them valid, but never removed him.

July 13, 2018
University of Kansas removes art after governor finds it disrespectful. Was this about public safety or political sensibilities?

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