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May 8, 2015
Minnesota becomes the latest state to examine remedial education reform in an effort to lower college costs and retain students.

May 8, 2015
Citing a need to expand support services, some public universities are charging differentiated tuition rates or hiking fees for international undergraduate students. But why are many of them mixing the funds with their general budgets?

May 8, 2015
Most college athletes say they spend as much or more time on sports during the off-season as they do during the season, leaving them little time for common college student activities like studying, internships and part-time jobs.

May 8, 2015
Author of new book on the creation of the research university discusses the role of disciplines and information overload -- from the 18th century to the rise of MOOCs.

May 8, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:

May 7, 2015
Two major for-profits announce campus closures and sell-offs as the industry continues a long slide caused by regulatory crackdowns, competition and bad publicity.

May 7, 2015
Historians at Sacramento State are furious that an anthropology course has been deemed to meet a state requirement for study of American history.

May 7, 2015
Lynn U organizes its faculty-created textbook initiative into a digital press. But can a university press survive on Apple's electronic textbooks alone? 

May 7, 2015
NACAC releases annual survey results, which show that most colleges let in most applicants -- and that increases in applications may not translate into more students. Interest in transfer applications is up.

May 7, 2015
OECD prepares for major project to measure effectiveness of universities in the classroom.

May 7, 2015
Seth Carter, associate director for career and technical education for the Kansas Board of Regents, has been named president of Colby Community College, in Kansas. Elaine Collins, dean and chief operating officer of the College of Education at Grand Valley State University, in Michigan, has been chosen as president of Johnson State College, in Vermont.

May 6, 2015
U of Maine System wants to end campus-by-campus accreditation. Would local needs and faculty voice be lost?

May 6, 2015
Federal investigations of campus sexual assault are supposed to take 180 days, but in 2014, the average length was 1,469 days.

May 6, 2015
Study suggests most part-time faculty members want full-time work. But what they want even more is acceptance as colleagues and peers from full-time professors and administrators.

May 6, 2015
A guide to the Education Department and Corinthian borrowers.

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