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November 23, 2015
Members of the Middle East Studies Association discuss whether they too should take a collective position on the boycott of Israeli universities.

November 23, 2015
Maryland officials call a proposal to merge a commuter institution with a HBCU a "far-reaching, risky scheme," arguing instead that joint degree programs can better end decades of racial inequity among the state's public colleges.

November 20, 2015
Princeton agrees to consider changing role of Woodrow Wilson name on campus; white student union surfaces (online) at Illinois; black ministers want Kean president to quit; Smith students exclude journalists; Towson president signs list of demands; and more.

November 20, 2015
Demonstrations against racism at two universities were canceled after black students complained about the rallies being organized without their involvement.

November 20, 2015
At American Anthropological Association meeting, scholars prepare to vote on a resolution calling for the group to boycott Israeli universities.

November 20, 2015
Science article explores how hackers can hijack scholarly journals. Fortunately, preventing it can be as simple as paying a bill on time.

November 20, 2015
Women's studies scholars object to professional association's new stance on representation from women's centers workers.

November 20, 2015
For public engagement with scholars, of course. And researchers have employed a comedian to help them reach out to a wider public.

November 19, 2015
Princeton becomes flash point in campus protests as students demand end to links to Woodrow Wilson. The same day, institution ends the use of "master" to describe leaders of residential colleges.

November 19, 2015
Most students remain worried about money and the cost of required academic materials, and the impact is worse for minority students, the National Survey of Student Engagement finds.

November 19, 2015
Renting textbooks is a popular option for frugal students, but one company has for years -- and without notice -- erroneously sent students to collection agencies, in some cases demanding hundreds of dollars in replacement fees.

November 19, 2015
CASE and the Carnegie Foundation announce their annual Professor of the Year Awards, with winners from Illinois, Ohio and Texas.

November 19, 2015
Postdocs in biomedical sciences don't make career options clear, and that may be one reason so many people in these positions lose interest in academic careers, report finds.

November 19, 2015
Lawmakers, government watchdogs question whether the Office of Federal Student Aid is up to the task of running the nation’s $1.2 trillion student loan system.

November 18, 2015
Montana State professors take stand against a new vocational program -- despite strong administration and industry support -- questioning the kinds of jobs it would produce and the impact on core academic fields.

November 18, 2015
The Education Department says additional campuses at the defunct for-profit chain exaggerated job placement rates, making another 85,000 students eligible for debt relief.

November 18, 2015
Edvance Foundation calls for a national college transfer partnership to improve graduation rates and access to four-year institutions.

November 18, 2015
In South Africa the struggle for free tuition -- and fundamental university transformation -- continues after massive student protests.

November 18, 2015
George Washington University is starting a master of engineering program in regulatory biomedical engineering. Marshall University is starting a master of social work program.

November 17, 2015
The Education Department says it's going to get tougher with college accreditors. But are those federally recognized watchdogs too big to fail?

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