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February 1, 2019
Professor is suspended for using the N-word in class. He was discussing language in a James Baldwin essay. Given the slur's potential to throw learning off course, is it ever worth using in the classroom -- if it ever was?

February 1, 2019
Association is accused of trying to silence an African American librarian who complained about hostile comments directed at her during the association’s midwinter meeting.

February 1, 2019
Association finds former tutor completed classwork -- and full online courses -- for 12 athletes, but without university's encouragement or detection. Missouri vows to appeal "harsh and inconsistent" decision.

February 1, 2019
Sector would get an enrollment boost if Congress were to drop a 90 percent cap on revenue from federal sources, according to a new Brookings Institution analysis.

February 1, 2019
With Democrats in charge of the House education committee, supporters of a student-level data system hope to see progress in Congress on transparency for college outcomes.

February 1, 2019
Boise State University is starting a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering. Hartwick College is starting its first master's degree, in translational biomedical research management.

January 31, 2019
Returns fell by a third in 2018 but were still positive, according to survey. Questions rise over how wealthy and poor institutions are spending diverging gains. Plus list of the largest endowments.

January 31, 2019
Higher ed lobby says new regulations governing campus handling of sexual misconduct complaints would create a quasi-legal system that would burden colleges and infringe on the rights of students.

January 31, 2019
Federal agents created a fake university, even enlisting help from an accreditor, to lure undocumented immigrants who were trying to stay in the U.S.

January 31, 2019
Professor discusses new book about finding the funds to do your project and advance your career.

January 31, 2019
The proposal from a Chicago mayoral candidate to offer free community college by merging the system with K-12 is unique. But local and national education experts say it wouldn’t work.

January 31, 2019
Can a shift in the way candidates are evaluated eliminate bias based on gender, race and background?

January 30, 2019
New research says some straightforward interventions are effective in addressing faculty workload disparities.

January 30, 2019
Top officials at research institutions make case for long-term funding deal and say the effects of the shutdown will last for weeks or months.

January 30, 2019
Author discusses in her upcoming book why chapter members drink and participate in "rape culture."

January 30, 2019
Colleges in the Midwest respond to the record cold temperatures created by the polar vortex.

January 29, 2019
Study finds no relationship between pay for public university presidents and money brought in from state appropriations or fund-raising.

January 29, 2019
U of Illinois Faculty Senate is considering what to do about students who want to disrupt classes over political disagreements with professor.

January 29, 2019
Liberty University is standing by its chief information officer despite reports that he accepted cash to rig online polls for Donald Trump.

January 29, 2019
Opposition came from those who said rules would be unfair to institutions in California and those that serve minority students.

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