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January 14, 2020
Modern Language Association members discuss how to process the movement -- for themselves, their work and their students.

January 14, 2020
New businesses focused on the marketing rights to the name, image and likeness of college athletes are emerging in anticipation of an NCAA rule change, which has yet to be adopted. Some university officials are concerned bad actors in the market will take advantage of athletes.

January 14, 2020
Paul Coreil, interim chancellor at Louisiana State University at Alexandria, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. Susan Edwards, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost of Wright State University, in Ohio, has been promoted to president there.

January 13, 2020
MLA members discuss professors' ethical responsibilities for training graduate students, as some propose shifts in admissions practices.

January 13, 2020
MIT puts professor on leave over new revelations about his ties to Jeffrey Epstein as it issues anticipated report.

January 13, 2020
Federal officials have been scrutinizing foreign research ties for evidence of inappropriate influence. Now state lawmakers in Florida will do the same, raising concerns about potentially duplicative oversight.

January 10, 2020
A statewide credit-transfer deal between Pennsylvania community colleges and Southern New Hampshire University could put pressure on the state’s relatively pricey public institutions.

January 10, 2020
Saint Peter's administrators believe students benefit when an institution has mutual economic interests with its host city. As a result, the university is aligning its strategic plan with Jersey City.

January 10, 2020
Evergreen State, long known for experimental education and leftist politics, still has no majors but is providing students with "paths of study" to follow if they choose.

January 10, 2020
Recent court rulings could show more willingness to let people discharge student loans through bankruptcy, but advocates say need for legislation remains.

January 10, 2020
Dixie State University is adding several short-term certificate programs in hospitality. Franciscan University of Steubenville is starting an M.A. in Catholic studies. Western Nevada College is starting a certificate of achievement for cybersecurity technicians.

January 9, 2020
A proposed split in the United Methodist Church could be good news for colleges that struggled with whether to retain their church affiliation following the adoption of anti-LGBT policies.

January 9, 2020
Iowa State University policy restricting political messages written in chalk on campus sidewalks is being challenged in court as violating students' free speech rights. Supporters of the policy believe it will protect underrepresented groups from hateful language.

January 9, 2020
Objection is to a system that greatly favors residents of large cities.

January 9, 2020
Colby College Megan Cook, English Christel Kesler, sociology Dale Kocevski, physics and astronomy Damon Mayrl, sociology Loren McClenachan, environmental studies Gianluca Rizzo, Italian studies Williams College

January 8, 2020
Virginia may join the ranks of states that have made community colleges tuition-free this year, but the state is taking a different approach by providing grants for basic needs.

January 8, 2020
Private presidents gather to mull the gaps between the challenges they face, the opportunities they see, a hostile public narrative and what they see as a very different reality.

January 8, 2020
The wide availability of cheap new education-related web addresses is creating a headache for university brand managers.

January 8, 2020
Two grad students convinced the University of Virginia to save and store its library's card catalog, arguing that researchers and historians can use the cards.

January 8, 2020
Northern Vermont University is starting an online M.A. in education with a concentration in digital media instruction. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is starting an undergraduate degree in biological neuroscience.

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