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March 13, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:

March 13, 2015
March 13, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Presidents explored the views of presidents on the financial sustainability of their institutions, the Obama administration's rating system, sexual assault, race and their role in the tenure process, among other topics. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup Education. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On April 14, Inside Higher Ed Editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik will analyze the survey's findings and answered readers' questions about them in a free webinar. Register to attend the webinar here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Academic Partnerships, Jenzabar and Pearson.

March 12, 2015
Georgia wants to force its technical colleges to use "career" in their names. Some educators say that would hurt their quality and confuse them with for-profits.

March 12, 2015
State officials' decision to completely cut funding for some community colleges is unprecedented.

March 12, 2015
Some debt collectors fired by the Department of Education last month may continue to operate under a different contract -- as the companies mount a legal response to the administration’s crackdown.

March 12, 2015
The president of Saudi Arabia’s flagship graduate research university has rejected calls for him to condemn restrictions on freedom of speech in the country.

March 12, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Colorado College Marie Davis-Green, theater and dance Emilie Gray, organismal biology and ecology Andreea Marinescu, Spanish Jared Richman, English Sanjaya Thakur, classics Gettysburg College

March 11, 2015
After seven years and half a billion dollars, the Gates Foundation announces its four priority areas for college completion policies and plans to release a data framework for measuring performance in higher education.

March 11, 2015
Troubled colleges closing proactively rather than running themselves off a cliff may be a good development for investors in public debt, a top ratings agency says.

March 11, 2015
Feminist art history professor discusses book on how she came to study and participate in a form of bodybuilding called "figure girl" competitions.

March 11, 2015
After contemplating a proposal to ban its editors from blogging, the International Studies Association promotes an initiative to explore how online media can actually benefit scholars in the field.

March 11, 2015
Hours before a planned strike over prolonged union contract negotiations, teaching and research assistants"teaching assistants" to avoid repeating words? -sj at N.Y.U. strike a deal that they say includes historic gains. What does it mean for other graduate student workers at private institutions who wish to bargain collectively?

March 10, 2015
President Obama announced a series of executive actions aimed at improving and centralizing the customer service experience of borrowers with federal student loans.

March 10, 2015
U. of Oklahoma removes Sigma Alpha Epsilon from campus after video surfaces of members singing of pride in keeping black people out. But SAE remains at many campuses, despite hateful incident after hateful incident.

March 10, 2015
Though deleted from M.I.T.'s repositories, the lecture videos of the former physics professor are thriving, aided by the professor's push to share them.

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