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July 30, 2019
Josh Hawley, a freshman senator from Missouri and rising GOP star, has targeted the "higher ed monopoly" in new legislative proposals. But some observers don't see much impact beyond rhetoric.

July 30, 2019
Report finds career and technology education courses have a higher wage return for those with no college degree than academic ones.

July 29, 2019
New paper makes the case for paying more attention to pretenure faculty members' emotions as a key component of their -- and the institution's -- success.

July 29, 2019
The Board of Trustees at Miami Dade College has reopened a search for the college's next president, throwing out three of the four candidates offered by a stakeholder search committee.

July 29, 2019
New NIH requirements create greater barriers for those seeking grants for research involving fetal tissue.

July 29, 2019
Hampton University fired nine police officers for posting offensive, racist and misogynistic material on social media. Experts say the social media activities of campus officers and other law enforcement officials are under heightened scrutiny.

July 26, 2019
As peers around it shut their doors, Vermont's Marlboro College will become part of the larger, healthier University of Bridgeport.

July 26, 2019
Birzeit University joins two human rights groups to challenge Israeli visa policies that they say are blocking foreign faculty from coming to the West Bank to teach -- or forcing them to leave.

July 26, 2019
Authors discuss new book on those in higher ed who lack a place to live.

July 26, 2019
Michael Kosterlitz explains physics to the nonspecialist.

July 26, 2019
Eric Boynton, professor and chair of philosophy and religious studies at Allegheny College, in Pennsylvania, has been named provost and dean of the college at Beloit College, in Wisconsin. Kelli R. Brown, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Georgia College & State University, has been appointed chancellor of Western Carolina University, in North Carolina.

July 25, 2019
U of Hawaii is in conflict with itself as it pursues the controversial Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea while also being a leading indigenous institution.

July 25, 2019
Appeals court reinstates humor publication's lawsuit alleging that UC San Diego violated its free press and free speech rights by barring access to funds after condemning the publication as "repugnant."

July 25, 2019
An unorthodox and potentially precedent-setting lawsuit against Louisiana State University alleges officials ignore fraternity hazing but protect sororities.

July 25, 2019
Survey finds that more than 20 percent of workers who are members of minority groups are looking to the federal government to prepare them for a changing economy.

July 25, 2019
Survey finds the amount students spend on course materials each year has decreased, possibly indicating students are increasingly utilizing open-source material and other educational resources.

July 24, 2019
Penn Law condemns Amy Wax's recent comments on race and immigration as others call for her ouster.

July 24, 2019
Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren unveils details of a debt cancellation bill, making the case for a more targeted approach than legislation offered by rival Bernie Sanders.

July 24, 2019
The Knight Foundation is investing $50 million to establish a new research field exploring the impact of technology on society.

July 24, 2019
Association dings head coach for not closely monitoring his program, signaling a desire to hold leaders more responsible for misbehavior by their assistants.

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