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January 29, 2015
White House's retreat on plan to hike taxes on college savings plans underscores support for higher education tax credits, which many researchers criticized as disproportionately helping the wealthy.

January 29, 2015
Healthy stock markets in the United States and abroad allowed colleges to spend more money from their endowment funds.

January 29, 2015
Federal appeals court says Case Western's medical school has right to revoke a degree over matters that go beyond purely academic performance.

January 29, 2015
New documentary on sex assault on campuses implies no college presidents would talk on camera. That's not true.

January 28, 2015
Governor Scott Walker wants to remove $300 million from university system, and offers campuses more autonomy in return. But higher ed leaders say the trade isn't nearly enough to offset the cuts.

January 28, 2015
Purdue's politician turned president wants a nationally normed measure of what students learn -- and he's tired of waiting. Professors want meaningful assessment but aren't sold on standardized exams.

January 28, 2015
Contributions to colleges and universities hit nearly $38 billion in 2014, making it the strongest year yet for charitable giving.

January 28, 2015
Study finds that cuts in state spending are linked to increases in out-of-state enrollment at public universities -- especially research institutions.

January 28, 2015
Photography from campuses as they experienced the blizzard.

January 27, 2015
With National Adjunct Walkout Day a month away, interest grows, and it is prompting discussions among faculty leaders. But many supporters feel the need to back the effort in ways other than walking off the job.

January 27, 2015
University system in a sparsely populated state tries to cut costs without closing campuses, so it plans to centralize operations and make sure they have unique programs.

January 27, 2015
More than three-quarters of men's Division I basketball players think they will play professionally, but less than 2 percent make it to the NBA.

January 27, 2015
Rape trial involving former Vanderbilt U. football players revives debate over the use of attractive women to rope in athletic recruits.

January 27, 2015
Economics paper suggests online education can lower the cost of tuition -- but is it due to increased competition or productivity?

January 26, 2015
English departments at U. of Maryland and elsewhere respond to drop-offs -- some of them steep -- in English majors. 

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