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April 20, 2015
In hiring of tenure-track STEM instructors, female, black and Latino academics have an edge, while Asians are at a disadvantage. But the picture for tenure is more nuanced -- and women with young children lose out.

April 20, 2015
Large study of California community college students finds that they are more likely to succeed in in-person courses.

April 20, 2015
In debut of new feature on what the candidates are saying about higher ed, a look at the Florida senator's recent rhetoric and record.

April 20, 2015
Community colleges find that winning authorization to confer bachelor's degrees is half the battle.

April 17, 2015
Education Department turns up heat on for-profits with job-placement-rate scrutiny, three months before gainful-employment rules kick in. But lack of federal standards for placement rates causes confusion.

April 17, 2015
U of Akron cuts the price of certain general education classes by 86 percent, and boasts that they will be less expensive than those at community colleges. But two-year institutions disagree, and professors say effort is penny-wise and pound-foolish.

April 17, 2015
Ohio budget bill proposes a ban on full-time-faculty unions at public institutions where professors do nearly anything beyond teaching and research.

April 17, 2015
An investigative report found that about a third of the workers who constructed New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus were not covered under publicly articulated labor protections.

April 17, 2015
Denise A. Battles, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, has been chosen as president of the State University of New York at Geneseo.

April 17, 2015
April 17, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Community College Presidents explored the views of two-year-college leaders on a range of timely topics. The study was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, May 28, at 2 p.m. EDT, Inside Higher Ed editors will analyze the survey's findings and answer readers' questions in a free webinar. To register, please click here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of two-year-college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons and Jenzabar.

April 16, 2015
When universities that are sports powerhouses appoint presidents with little experience in intercollegiate athletics, new leaders face a steep learning curve.

April 16, 2015
Adjuncts across the country participate in a national day of action for a living wage. How do their interests align with low-wage workers from outside academe?

April 16, 2015
As California’s drought grows more severe, colleges across the state are stepping up their water conservation efforts.

April 16, 2015
Researchers protest effort to limit funding to projects that reflect business priorities -- and charge that basic science is being abandoned.  

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