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September 23, 2015
Colleges with air traffic control programs lose students as result of changes in hiring preferences. Is federal agency ignoring need for higher education for those in a role that is essential to safety?

September 23, 2015
Angered by an opinion essay criticizing the Black Lives Matter movement, some students at Wesleyan want to see the student government stop funding the newspaper.

September 23, 2015
Author discusses new book about narrative and what Hollywood has to offer science.

September 22, 2015
AAU survey of 150,000 students finds that nearly a quarter of female students have experienced some kind of sexual assault in college. Survey backs controversial 1-in-5 statistic, but critics have concerns over survey's response rate and sample.  

September 22, 2015
Federal agency says the University of Virginia -- a focal point in the debate over campus sexual assault -- responded inadequately to reports of sexual misconduct, including some involving fraternities, and faulted a dean's public comments.

September 22, 2015
Should anyone police whether professors have the racial or ethnic background they claim? Native American studies group calls for more accountability in the wake of several disputes.

September 22, 2015
Eastern Mennonite U and Goshen, which recently ended bans on gay faculty members, leave Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Had they stayed, others would have left the association.

September 22, 2015
Faculty members vote to end strike that had been prompted by disputes over health care costs.

September 21, 2015
Study finds that students earn better grades from teaching assistants of same race or ethnicity.

September 21, 2015
Opposing reports this year offer colleges and universities mixed views on financial impact of selling holdings in fossil fuels.

September 21, 2015
Study suggests that when it comes to collaborative science, larger teams have their limits after they hit 20, and international collaboration ups the impact factor.

September 21, 2015
Graduate student who placed "White Only" signs on SUNY Buffalo campus explains her intent -- and renews the debate over her art.

September 21, 2015
Hampshire is the only college that not only doesn't require the SAT, but won't look at applicants' scores. The college is no longer ranked by U.S. News -- and it may have just had its best admissions year ever.

September 18, 2015
Coding academies and boot camps are growing fast. State agencies started paying attention to short-term training programs last year, in a move that may have helped the industry.

September 18, 2015
U of Wisconsin professors want to know why they weren't informed of who was behind survey that showed up this week -- and that has now been taken offline.

September 18, 2015
Michigan wants to see more live-in advisers at its fraternity houses. But it's unclear if having a "house mom" would do much to curb negative behavior.

September 18, 2015
"White Only" and "Black Only" signs appear -- and are torn down -- at SUNY Buffalo.

September 18, 2015
Private equity company offers full scholarships for master's level study in U.S. or Europe, but students must return home for two years of work after finishing degrees.

September 18, 2015
Ray L. Belton, chancellor of Southern University's Shreveport campus, in Louisiana, has been appointed president and chancellor of the Southern University System. Michael S. Brophy, president of Marymount California University, has been named president of Benedictine University, in Illinois.

September 17, 2015
A controversial pick for U of Iowa's president and a short tenure for an athletics director at Minnesota who is accused of harassment have a search firm in common.

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