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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.

September 15, 2015
American University of Beirut is starting a new master's program in public policy and international affairs. Cornell University and Ithaca College are starting a joint master of arts in teaching, focused on agriculture education.

September 14, 2015
The Obama administration releases its revamped consumer tool -- in lieu of a college ratings system -- featuring data on postcollege earnings and how well students are repaying their loans.

September 14, 2015
"Prior-prior year" and ability to apply months earlier than in the past are seen as ways to simplify the process.

September 14, 2015
A plan to create an accreditor for online programs adopts a new model: free MOOCs to help students earn placement credit.

September 14, 2015
UF Online has told Pearson it may terminate controversial 11-year deal, but both sides say negotiations continue about a possible continued role for the company.

September 14, 2015
An American community college closer to Australia than the United States is wracked by typhoon.

September 11, 2015
Where is the billion-dollar online program management industry headed?

September 11, 2015
Analysis says default problems in higher ed are largely due to surge in borrowing in that sector, with community colleges also playing a role.

September 11, 2015
U.S. universities are increasingly dependent on growing enrollments of students from China. Will the growth continue amid an economic slowdown?

September 11, 2015
Butler U replaces professor who was advising the student newspaper with university spokesman. While university says the arrangement is temporary, many question the ethics of the move.

September 11, 2015
Rhode Island College looks to "meta majors" to improve retention rates and push students to make up their minds about a course of study.

September 11, 2015
Andrew V. Abela, dean of the School of Business and Economics at Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C., has been promoted to provost there. Guy Bell, former president of Brown Mackie Colleges, in Cincinnati, has been selected as president and chief operating officer of Concorde Career Colleges, in Missouri.

September 10, 2015
With 600 institutions at least in the design phase for a competency-based credential, college officials will meet this month to talk about how to build a program -- and how to ensure its academic quality.

September 10, 2015
Author discusses new book that considers both the positive and negative impacts of an interdisciplinary approach.

September 10, 2015
Jeb Bush and other candidates for the Republican presidential nomination begin to follow Senator Marco Rubio down the wonkier corridors of higher education policy.

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