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September 8, 2015
More doctoral students report that their dissertations extend beyond their primary discipline, but most aren't straying far from their original subject of study.

September 4, 2015
Iowa Board of Regents on Thursday unanimously votes to appoint former IBM senior vice president Bruce Harreld as Iowa’s next president -- despite outspoken criticism by professors.

September 4, 2015
Outsourced counseling designed as an employee benefit helps low-income students succeed in college, the Dell Scholars Program finds, and colleges may be following suit.

September 4, 2015
Some say Virginia Commonwealth's student-faculty relationship policy reads more like an invitation than a prohibition.

September 4, 2015
Pac-12 is leading an effort to globalize U.S. intercollegiate sports, with a focus on China.

September 4, 2015
Tashni Dubroy, special assistant to the president for process optimization and chair of the department of natural sciences and mathematics at Shaw University, in North Carolina, has been promoted to president there.

September 3, 2015
New books set out agendas for both professors and students on how to change the experience and career paths.

September 3, 2015
Colleges fight to save an expiring federal loan program that some key congressional Republicans are eyeing for elimination.

September 3, 2015
Declines take averages down to lowest point in years.

September 3, 2015
U of Rochester, with an M.B.A. program that is respected but not at the top of the rankings, does a reality check on tuition.

September 3, 2015
Study of German academics suggests that extra pay concentrates talent and boosts output from some institutions, with corresponding losses elsewhere.

September 2, 2015
Deal between New York attorney general, the university and its critics will change governance and could lead in a few years to the end of tuition.

September 2, 2015
U of Central Florida is using lecture-capture technology to enroll more students than can fit in its classrooms. But is a live stream a sufficient replacement for a face-to-face lecture?

September 2, 2015
AAUP alleges violations of academic freedom, due process in new report about tenured professor who was terminated by Louisiana State U for using inappropriate language.

September 2, 2015
A changing presidential search process and a nontraditional finalist are causing widespread faculty concern at U of Iowa.

September 2, 2015
Using the broad terminology behind the oft-cited (and federally embraced) one-in-five statistic, a survey at Rutgers University finds that 20 percent of female students have been sexually assaulted.

September 2, 2015
As the hot higher education policy idea shifts from free community college to debt-free four-year degrees, advocates of two-year free initiatives aren't worried.

September 1, 2015
Critics blame accreditation for many of the (often conflicting) problems they see in higher education. But the agencies will likely endure, in large part because any replacement would give the feds much more power.

September 1, 2015
U of Kentucky did survey in which 80 percent of the student body participated and the definition of sexual assault was much more narrow than that used elsewhere. The finding: a significant number, but far lower than on other campuses, reporting assaults.

September 1, 2015
Washington State U overrules instructor, and says she may not have "blanket" bans on use of certain words or phrases, or punish those who violate such bans with lower grades or failure.

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