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January 18, 2016
An American student enrolled in an intensive language program affiliated with the University of Tehran is among the prisoners released by Iran.

January 18, 2016
New online identification system for federal financial aid sacrifices ease of use for security, critics say, hurting low-income students.

January 18, 2016
At NCAA meeting, top conferences frustrate athletes by tabling proposals about time demands, but pass legislation granting full authority to team physicians and trainers in decisions involving injured players.

January 15, 2016
The Education Department's inspector general is auditing Western Governors U over the faculty role in its competency-based programs. The high-stakes audit is relevant to other colleges and forms of online learning.

January 15, 2016
Northeastern is latest university where first contract with adjunct union has included substantial salary increases and other key benefits -- such as payments for classes that colleges cancel.

January 15, 2016
Facing third of trifecta of no-confidence votes, Ithaca College's embattled Tom Rochon plans to retire -- but not for another 18 months.

January 15, 2016
Experts attempt to make sense of Khan Academy's patent application for A/B testing in education -- and whether it can even be patented.

January 15, 2016
NCAA leaders talk about whether athletes lack enough time for academics, but proposals to deal with the issue are suddenly tabled.

January 14, 2016
Universities favor governor's proposal to restructure public higher ed governance, but system chancellor and others say institutional interests will trump state priorities.

January 14, 2016
Wheaton of Illinois is seeking to fire a professor for violating its statement of faith. Conflict draws attention to such statements, and renews debate on whether they are compatible with academic freedom.

January 14, 2016
City College of San Francisco for years has been facing an accreditation crisis linked to its finances, and the accreditation woes may have contributed to a new fiscal management problem.

January 14, 2016
National Collegiate Athletic Association releases new guidelines on dealing with the mental health of college athletes, an issue that remains a top concern for the association's chief medical officer.

January 14, 2016
The Obama administration looks to a former federal consumer protection official -- and frequent critic -- to help improve the federal student loan program.

January 14, 2016
Mathematicians may have left their mother country, but they didn't leave the discipline, study finds.

January 13, 2016
U.S. representative shares a previously confidential report about sexual harassment by an astronomy professor who went on to teach elsewhere and announces plan to require colleges to tell other institutions about such findings.

January 13, 2016
A new report from the Delta Cost Project reveals how much more heavily institutions rely on tuition dollars since the recession.

January 13, 2016
Georgia Tech and Emory's plan to build shared library collection begins in earnest this month. Partnership could lay the foundation for library consortium in Atlanta area.

January 13, 2016
NCAA punishes U of Louisiana-Lafayette over egregious case of test fraud -- and the university in turn sues ACT over its role.

January 13, 2016
At NCAA convention, Division I will vote on giving medical staff "unchallengeable authority" in injury decisions and on lessening time commitments for athletics. Division II will weigh longer preseason for basketball, and Division III will debate more communication with recruits.

January 12, 2016
Community college in Washington State increasingly relies on international student revenue, but some faculty worry it is moving away from its mission of serving local residents.

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