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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.

September 10, 2015
Is a marching band being punished for unsportsmanlike conduct or because a formation meant to represent the starship Enterprise struck some as ribald?

September 10, 2015
Adam Habib, vice chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand, discusses how he plans to recruit more black academics without resorting to a freeze on the hiring of white academics.

September 9, 2015
The president formally unveils new advisory board to further push the efforts of America's College Promise plan that would make two years of community college free nationally.

September 9, 2015
Recent Dear John letters from academics leaving higher education signal a resurgence in 'quit lit.'

September 9, 2015
New U of Iowa leader was offered the prospect of a tenured position, but he passed. When presidents never earned tenure, does a faculty job belong in the contract?

September 9, 2015
Major textbook publishers are exploring direct-to-student marketing and sales as a means to increase the adoption of digital course materials.

September 9, 2015
Lumina-funded policy brief calls for separate rewards and penalties for colleges and universities based on the student outcomes of Pell Grant and loan recipients compared to their peers. 

September 9, 2015
As Australian candidate suggests linking government funds to student retention and job outcomes, university leaders warn of unintended consequences.

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