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October 9, 2015
Having a long-term research collaborator boosts citations, study finds.

October 8, 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology will explore stackable credentials and massive open online courses as an alternative path to earning a master's degree.

October 8, 2015
A professor emeritus at the U of Texas says he'll leave campus rather than give lectures to hundreds of students who could bring guns.

October 8, 2015
House Republicans question endowment spending and executive compensation in what may signal another round of federal scrutiny over tax benefits flowing to wealthiest universities.

October 8, 2015
Judge says Paul Smith's College didn't present compelling evidence that a name change was necessary -- even in return for a large gift.

October 8, 2015
Purdue expunges presentation on Edward Snowden because leaked information on three slides is still technically classified.

October 8, 2015
Members of the Association of Research Libraries pitch ideas about the future of the field during the "first inaugural 'hunchery.'" Holograms ensue.

October 7, 2015
Big, ideas-oriented research is exciting, but will recent, costly initiatives live up to the hype?

October 7, 2015
Are the physical and emotional beatings that come with historically black colleges and universities competing against big-time football powers worth the financial incentive?

October 7, 2015
Author discusses new book predicting significant change -- including demise of many institutions, and a reduction in number of professors -- in American academe.

October 7, 2015
Study suggests having a high opinion of one's intellectual abilities is linked to better grades -- but not necessarily being a good team player.

October 7, 2015
Theology school denies allegations it tried to sell Native American artifacts covered by repatriation requirements.

October 6, 2015
A spate of higher education scandals in Illinois prompt the question: Is it time for states to crack down on executive compensation and exit packages?

October 6, 2015
Task force charged with evaluating how anthropology association should respond to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict recommends that group take action, and suggests that censure of Israeli policies is insufficient.

October 6, 2015
The U.S. Army will model its newly consolidated approach to educational programs on traditional higher education, in part to help soldiers get more college credits for their military experience.

October 6, 2015
Study finds significant variation in academic preparation of traditional-age students at different community colleges, and seeks to explain graduation rate gap between 2- and 4-year colleges.

October 6, 2015
Cliff Wharton -- who led Michigan State, SUNY and TIAA-CREF -- discusses his new autobiography.

October 5, 2015
The long-serving education secretary expanded Pell Grants, encouraged experimentation, cracked down on for-profit colleges and took federal regulation into uncharted waters.

October 5, 2015
Admissions leaders are divided about effort by leading colleges to offer new application and create platform for high school students to prepare for higher education and document their work.

October 5, 2015
A professor at Mount Holyoke asked his students to name slurs that might have been used against groups of which they are members. The college helped seven students switch sections, but now one student has gone public with the incident.

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