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May 21, 2015
Higher education leaders discuss prospects for change.

May 21, 2015
Central Michigan University is starting an online doctoral degree in educational technology. Johns Hopkins University is starting a master of bioethics program.

May 20, 2015
The Education Department is considering a limited experiment to allow incarcerated students to receive Pell Grants, which could build momentum for lifting a Clinton-era congressional ban.

May 20, 2015
The University of San Francisco plans to admit students based on their scores on the Chinese university entrance exam, the gaokao, and an interview. But is that test, with its many flaws, a good tool?

May 20, 2015
U of Cincinnati is growing a Canopy of university-approved ed-tech tools after making quality control -- with faculty and student input -- part of how it governs information technology.

May 20, 2015
The Education Department's inspector general accuses department officials, in effect, of fuzzy math in calculating the rate at which Pell and student loan dollars were erroneously awarded.

May 20, 2015
At a Knight Commission meeting about the Ed O'Bannon lawsuit, discussion turns to fears about other upcoming court and labor board rulings.

May 20, 2015
Ronald A. Crutcher, former president of Wheaton College, in Massachusetts, has been selected as president and professor of music at the University of Richmond, in Virginia. Patti France, senior vice president for college operations at St. Clair College, in Ontario, has been promoted to president there.

May 19, 2015
Suburban Chicago's College of DuPage has a long history of conflict and scandal, particularly ones involving its Board of Trustees and presidents.

May 19, 2015
National group of campus writing programs kicks a poet off a committee because of Twitter project that some view as racist but others view as artistic expression.

May 19, 2015
Florida Atlantic University has turned two parking garage security booths into academic advising offices for commuter students.

May 19, 2015
The Japanese government gives $5 million each to Columbia, Georgetown and MIT for endowed professorships in contemporary Japanese politics. Gifts come as some worry about political science shifting away from area studies.

May 19, 2015
Obama administration gives states and public universities additional six months to comply with federal requirement that they offer in-state rates to veterans -- regardless of residency.

May 18, 2015
College athletes in football and other sports are turning to early retirement, choosing to end their athletic careers to avoid the long-term effects of concussions.

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