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October 7, 2015
Study suggests having a high opinion of one's intellectual abilities is linked to better grades -- but not necessarily being a good team player.

October 7, 2015
Theology school denies allegations it tried to sell Native American artifacts covered by repatriation requirements.

October 6, 2015
A spate of higher education scandals in Illinois prompt the question: Is it time for states to crack down on executive compensation and exit packages?

October 6, 2015
Task force charged with evaluating how anthropology association should respond to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict recommends that group take action, and suggests that censure of Israeli policies is insufficient.

October 6, 2015
The U.S. Army will model its newly consolidated approach to educational programs on traditional higher education, in part to help soldiers get more college credits for their military experience.

October 6, 2015
Study finds significant variation in academic preparation of traditional-age students at different community colleges, and seeks to explain graduation rate gap between 2- and 4-year colleges.

October 6, 2015
Cliff Wharton -- who led Michigan State, SUNY and TIAA-CREF -- discusses his new autobiography.

October 5, 2015
The long-serving education secretary expanded Pell Grants, encouraged experimentation, cracked down on for-profit colleges and took federal regulation into uncharted waters.

October 5, 2015
Admissions leaders are divided about effort by leading colleges to offer new application and create platform for high school students to prepare for higher education and document their work.

October 5, 2015
A professor at Mount Holyoke asked his students to name slurs that might have been used against groups of which they are members. The college helped seven students switch sections, but now one student has gone public with the incident.

October 5, 2015
Education Department's Office of Inspector General criticizes a regional accreditor over its review of competency-based education programs, citing faculty role.

October 5, 2015
States are growing their need-based aid at a much faster rate than other types of aid.

October 5, 2015
The Anna Stubblefield case captivated academics when news first broke. But with her conviction of sexual assault of an intellectually disabled man, scholars disagree as to significance of case for disability studies.

October 5, 2015
Study agrees with conventional wisdom that they earn less majors in other fields, but challenges idea that they gain little (financially) from their degrees.

October 2, 2015
At least 10 die and seven more are injured in shooting at Oregon's Umpqua Community College. It was the third-deadliest mass shooting ever at a college campus.

October 2, 2015
In light of a recent high-profile faculty resignation at Phoenix College, some are asking why other professors asked to sign loyalty oaths don't object.

October 2, 2015
At admissions meeting, high school counselors say a common practice is out of control and deans who abandoned the practice are cheered.

October 2, 2015
Obama administration backs a legislative effort to make it easier for private student loans to be discharged in bankruptcy, a change long sought by consumer and student advocates.

October 2, 2015
After questions about her own ethnic status, official named to lead college's program for Native American students will not take the position.

October 2, 2015
At the Generation Study Abroad summit, a shared goal is to increase -- and diversify -- the pool of American students going overseas.

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