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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. 

January 26, 2015
A black student at Yale is detained -- and his father, a New York Times columnist, goes public, adding to the debate over whether black people are treated fairly by campus police.

January 26, 2015
Association of American Colleges and Universities session focuses on what happens when institutions move beyond a basic teaching-scholarship-service model of faculty assessment. 

January 26, 2015
Survey documents extreme pressures on students who lack legal grounds to reside in the U.S., but who are still achieving academically.

January 26, 2015
Federal judge rules that public colleges cannot bar leafleting by groups whose views contradict anti-bias policies.

January 26, 2015
Survey finds that U.S. students from majority religions feel more support on campuses than those from minority faith traditions -- and that very few students are frequently engaged in organized interfaith activities.

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