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January 11, 2016
New analysis offers more evidence against the reliability of student evaluations of teaching, at least for their use in personnel decisions.

January 11, 2016
At MLA, professors consider how to make the case for their discipline -- and talk about salary prospects -- to prospective students, but also to parents, presidents and politicians.

January 11, 2016
Scholars question idea that one country should be "singled out."

January 11, 2016
MLA members protest new state law at Texas Capitol -- and argue that guns have no place in college classrooms.

January 11, 2016
Blog post about a scholar's anti-thank-you has lots of people talking.

January 8, 2016
Historians debate the value and place for Confederate monuments, memorials and other symbols.

January 8, 2016
Historians' panel centers on what it takes to write good military history. Hint -- it's not brass.

January 8, 2016
That's the claim of concealed carry supporters, but the evidence is limited and clear examples are few and far between.

January 8, 2016
Dozens of liberal arts colleges come together to form Lever Press, a book publishing imprint that promises to be open access for both authors and readers.

January 8, 2016
At MLA meeting, instructors share philosophy behind their work -- and the practical challenges for new Ph.D.s who might not have a clue about teaching at an open admissions institution.

January 8, 2016
Author discusses new book about poetry and science during the Cold War.

January 7, 2016
Universities in Illinois are covering millions in state costs as politicians continue to debate a 2015-16 budget halfway into the fiscal year.

January 7, 2016
States worry that a Department of Education plan to curtail their access to data from the federal student aid form will cause headaches for state aid awards.

January 7, 2016
The embattled accrediting organization will now have until January 2017 to resolve the Education Department’s findings that it failed to meet federal standards.

January 7, 2016
Author of new book explains a path forward -- in large part through changes in doctoral education -- for disciplines whose scholars feel under siege.

January 7, 2016
The U.S. Department of Education's guidance on how colleges handle cases of sexual violence and harassment improperly created sweeping regulatory changes, Republican senators say.

January 7, 2016
Six universities from around the world plan experiment with MOOCs that could expand to other online offerings.

January 6, 2016
What goes on behind closed doors when professors decide who should get chance to earn a Ph.D.? Author of new book was allowed to watch. She saw elitism, a heavy focus on the GRE and some troubling conversations.

January 6, 2016
Panel of private college presidents, preparing list of key qualities for their institutions, see tenure as "negotiable."

January 6, 2016
A new study examines how black male students turn to campus leadership roles to combat stereotypes. A recent paper warns of a looming mental health crisis for resilient black students.

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