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October 1, 2015
A federal appeals court backs ruling that NCAA violates antitrust laws with limits on athlete compensation, but rejects allowing athletes to receive up to $5,000 a year in pay.

October 1, 2015
Two new reports raise concerns about attempts “to silence advocacy for Palestinian rights” on campuses.

October 1, 2015
Oct. 1, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors examined the views of enrollment officials on topics such as meddling from higher-ups, the pressure to build a class, affirmative action, debt, out-of-state recruiting, viewing applicants' disciplinary records and more. Like Inside Higher Ed's other surveys, this study was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, Oct. 15, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. A copy of the webinar can be viewed here.  The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by advertising from ELS Educational Services, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Liaison International.

September 30, 2015
Arizona is surprised to find out it still requires professors to sign a statement that was common in McCarthy era. And a community college loses an adjunct who was its star professor.

September 30, 2015
Under pressure from its governing board the University of Iowa is leveraging financial aid to increase resident enrollment. And as competition for the state's students is increasing, the number of college-bound Iowans is not -- causing concern among Iowa's private colleges. 

September 30, 2015
Colleges are searching for new ways to communicate with students electronically. Could texting be the answer?

September 30, 2015
New penalties over academic fraud are only the most recent in Southern Methodist's history of breaking NCAA rules. Among the guilty: the university's renowned basketball coach, and a former official responsible for compliance with the rules.

September 30, 2015
Number of undergraduates earning a first college credential falls as economy rebounds, according to new National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report.

September 30, 2015
Armed with a new report outlining student loan servicing problems, the consumer bureau says it's exploring tougher new regulation of the industry.

September 29, 2015
As 80 colleges unite to create new application and portfolio platform for high school students, a look at who is in and who is not (for now), how colleges plan to use the service, and how Common Application is responding.

September 29, 2015
New data from Gallup-Purdue survey find only half of alumni "strongly agree" that college is worth what they spent. Students with experiential learning opportunities and supportive professors were more likely to agree.

September 29, 2015
At a two-year college in Florida, students have found that sometimes it's in their best interest to pursue two associate degrees rather than transfer or pursue the traditional four-year degree.

September 29, 2015
Survey suggests that adjuncts who work at one institution full time have job satisfaction levels close to those on the tenure track.

September 29, 2015
This month's edition of the "Pulse" podcast features an interview with Michelle R. Weise, of Southern New Hampshire University, on disruptive innovation in higher education.

September 28, 2015
Colleges are using a nonacademic skills test from ETS to try to boost graduation rates and in remedial course placement. One university gives the test to all its athletes.

September 28, 2015
The inability of small colleges to increase their revenue will result in triple the number of closures in the coming years, a new Moody's report projects.

September 28, 2015
U of Kansas ordered to readmit student who made offensive comments about his ex-girlfriend, also a student. University's concerns about Title IX are rejected.

September 28, 2015
Community college students who take out small federal loans are more likely to default, new report finds, and most defaulters earned fewer than 15 credits and never made a payment on their debt.

September 28, 2015
The University of Southern California starts a program to train recent Ph.D. recipients to be better teachers and maybe get a leg up in the job market.

September 25, 2015
A new faculty-led system aims to answer the question by analyzing student work -- and without relying on standardized tests.

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