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December 22, 2015
Alabama plans to consolidate seven community colleges into two -- the kind of move that in other states would have seen much protest. But these changes went through without much public opposition. That doesn't mean there isn't any opposition.

December 22, 2015
T.J. Arant, interim chief academic officer at York College of Pennsylvania, has been selected as senior vice president for academic and student affairs and provost at Georgia Gwinnett College.

December 21, 2015
Only 323 of 34,086 learners are eligible to take advantage of Arizona State's MOOCs-for-credit initiative with edX. The university calls it a "positive first step."

December 21, 2015
Irvine faculty members and students question idea of professorships endowed by foundation that wants to change scholarly study of Hinduism -- and to influence search process for hires.

December 21, 2015
Congress passes a 2016 spending and tax bill that blows away caps on discretionary spending to fund more student aid and health research.

December 21, 2015
Potential master's student at NYU asked for application fee waiver and shared email rejecting request on Twitter. Critics see example of policy that deters low-income applicants.

December 21, 2015
56 religious colleges have asked Education Department to let them discriminate on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, and most requests have been approved. Should the exemptions be publicized?

December 18, 2015
Historically, U of Wisconsin at Madison has minimized the use of non-need-based aid, but it is ending that restraint. The catch? Its top official doesn't really agree with the practice.

December 18, 2015
An analysis finds a steady rise in the proportion of college graduates paying too high a percentage of their annual income to repay student loan debt.

December 18, 2015
Adjunct at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota says his contract wasn't renewed and he was fired from a custodial job on campus due to a play prop.

December 18, 2015
Federal appeals court permits a Missouri technical college to monitor all students, not just those in selected programs.

December 18, 2015
Federal panel recommends limiting authority of controversial agency that accredits California's community colleges and giving it little time to resolve federal compliance issues.

December 17, 2015
Florida Atlantic acts after parents of a boy killed in the Newtown, Conn., tragedy accuse institution of ignoring damage caused by a conspiracy theorist on its faculty.

December 17, 2015
Nearly 90 percent of professors at U of Wisconsin System would consider leaving state if tenure were abolished, and majority say it would limit scholarly inquiry, according the results of controversial survey.

December 17, 2015
University of Arkansas women's volleyball coach steps down amid allegations he "terrorizes" players.

December 17, 2015
The number of first-time international graduate students at U.S. graduate schools increased by 5 percent this fall. More than three-quarters of new students are in master's and certificate programs.

December 17, 2015
Study finds that British academics tend to eat at their desks, and this contributes to the way they view academe.

December 17, 2015
Kellie H. Bean, provost and dean of academic affairs at Lyndon State College, in Vermont, has been chosen as dean of academic affairs at Hartwick College, in New York. M. Christopher Brown II, former president of Alcorn State University, in Mississippi, has been named executive vice president for academic affairs and provost at Southern University at Baton Rouge.

December 16, 2015
Many colleges want more ethnically and racially diverse faculty members. But should searches be limited to underrepresented groups? One university just tried.

December 16, 2015
Iowa's new president apologizes for "unfortunate" off-the cuff remark.

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