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September 18, 2015
Coding academies and boot camps are growing fast. State agencies started paying attention to short-term training programs last year, in a move that may have helped the industry.

September 18, 2015
U of Wisconsin professors want to know why they weren't informed of who was behind survey that showed up this week -- and that has now been taken offline.

September 18, 2015
Michigan wants to see more live-in advisers at its fraternity houses. But it's unclear if having a "house mom" would do much to curb negative behavior.

September 18, 2015
"White Only" and "Black Only" signs appear -- and are torn down -- at SUNY Buffalo.

September 18, 2015
Private equity company offers full scholarships for master's level study in U.S. or Europe, but students must return home for two years of work after finishing degrees.

September 18, 2015
Ray L. Belton, chancellor of Southern University's Shreveport campus, in Louisiana, has been appointed president and chancellor of the Southern University System. Michael S. Brophy, president of Marymount California University, has been named president of Benedictine University, in Illinois.

September 17, 2015
A controversial pick for U of Iowa's president and a short tenure for an athletics director at Minnesota who is accused of harassment have a search firm in common.

September 17, 2015
Some activists raise questions about appointee to lead college's Native American Program, drawing attention to political debates about who is a Native American and whether such status should matter in higher ed.

September 17, 2015
Rutgers University's football coach faces three-game suspension and $50,000 fine after he emailed an adjunct professor to help improve a player's grade.

September 17, 2015
Study finds first-time graduate school enrollment is up 3.5 percent, the biggest annual increase since the Great Recession.

September 17, 2015
New report argues for more investment in instruction in higher education, to promote student success.

September 16, 2015
Resignation and litigation at Stanford point to complications when an administrator has a relationship with a faculty member in his or her unit, but few colleges have formal policies about such situations.

September 16, 2015
A public institution in Georgia is changing its name just three years after an initial, controversial switch that angered alumni, faculty and students.

September 16, 2015
Historically black North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State U, which aims to increase its enrollment by nearly 50 percent over the next decade, is one of several HBCUs that see online education as a way to grow.

September 16, 2015
Students at a Mississippi community college protest over sagging-pants ban that, they say, led to a student's unjust arrest.

September 16, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: New York Institute of Technology Rosemary Gallagher, physical therapy Huanying Gu, computer science Kate O'Hara, instructional technology Veneta Sotiropoulos, marketing studies Jueman Zhang, communication arts Quinnipiac University

September 15, 2015
Cheyney U, the nation's first black college, faces rising deficits, falling enrollments and a crumbling campus. Are its problems due to decades of unfair treatment by Pennsylvania, inept management or both?

September 15, 2015
At Sacramento State, student says she was kicked out of class for insisting that Native Americans were victims of genocide. As incident is investigated, debate grows over whether she was treated unfairly -- and how to handle classroom discussions of this sort.

September 15, 2015
The Obama administration's FAFSA changes generate support -- and a few questions -- from colleges and financial aid experts.

September 15, 2015
NSF's Advanced Technological Education program, which helps community colleges train technicians and build ties to key industries, enjoys rare bipartisan support.

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