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May 15, 2015
Faculty members in Iraq describe the fears, humiliations and violence they face.

May 15, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Kent State at Stark Katrina Bloch, sociology Paula Sato, modern and classical languages Deirdre Warren, criminology and justice studies Kenyon College Marie Snipes, mathematics Chengjuan Sun, Chinese Rebecca Waller, philosophy Rebecca Wolf, drama Linfield College

May 14, 2015
What happens when scholars discuss potentially controversial ideas outside the "bubbles" of their disciplines and academe?

May 14, 2015
The next president of the University of Texas at Austin declined a $1 million base salary and instead opted for $750,000. Faculty members say it's because "he gets it."

May 14, 2015
Student enrollment numbers are down at two-year colleges and four-year for-profit institutions, according to a new National Student Clearinghouse Research Center report. 

May 14, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice seeks to join a blind student's discrimination lawsuit against Miami University in Ohio. The university denies the allegations.

May 14, 2015
Rice University says it believes all of its students can be leaders with the right cultivation and coaching. The university hopes a new $50 million institute will give students that push.

May 13, 2015
Australian university's decision to forgo federal funding for policy center over opposition to a researcher's views on climate change prompts concern about state of academic freedom and exchange of ideas.

May 13, 2015
Professor whose comment on white male students set off viral debate wishes her statements had "nuance and complexity" and pledges "inclusive learning environment."

May 13, 2015
SEC charges ITT and top two executives with fraud, alleging they misled investors about huge losses in lending programs. Embattled company asks regulators not to run with fraud allegations until the court rules on them.

May 13, 2015
AAUP reports condemn Felician, U of Southern Maine for alleged violations of academic freedom and tenure system ahead of likely censure votes.

May 13, 2015
Four liberal arts colleges -- all early adopters of massive open online courses -- form a consortium to expand their online education efforts.

May 12, 2015
Mills is across the country from Sweet Briar, but is closer in circumstance. It struggles with declining enrollment, a growing discount rate and faculty-administrator tensions. How endangered is the college?

May 12, 2015
Boston U distances itself from an incoming professor's controversial remarks about white male college students.

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