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January 15, 2015
Scottish universities start to move toward three-year undergraduate degrees.

January 14, 2015
Legal fight at University of Kansas over emails from a professor who has received funding from the Koch brothers sets off a debate about undue influence and academic freedom. 

January 14, 2015
Study says Washington State's performance funding formula has not improved completion rates at two-year colleges, but officials at the system point to data that say otherwise.

January 14, 2015
At NCAA convention, "Power Five" conferences will demonstrate how powerful their new autonomy is, Division II will consider athlete representation on its council, and Division III may loosen recruiting restrictions.

January 14, 2015
Some university IT offices are struggling to keep up with the pace of change in technology, which a report describes as the "new normal" for higher education.

January 14, 2015
Hugh Brady, professor of medicine and healthcare strategy and president emeritus at University College Dublin, in Ireland, has been appointed as vice chancellor and president of the University of Bristol, in England.

January 13, 2015
More than one-third of research university group's members won't participate in its study of campus climate related to sexual assault. 

January 13, 2015
How a small group of temporary employees got the U. of Memphis to walk back a plan to kick them off Social Security.

January 13, 2015
Could a federal commission on college sports help slow down the athletics arms race? It's possible, some say, if an antitrust exemption is on the table.

January 13, 2015
In first year Goucher applicants may by judged on a short video and Bennington applicants by an application portfolio they design, both colleges report early signs of success.

January 13, 2015
The Education Department will loosen financial-aid rules for 40-plus colleges as they experiment with competency-based education and prior learning assessment.

January 12, 2015
Bipartisanship is on display as President Obama announces free community college plan in Tennessee, but proposal likely faces tough odds in Congress.

January 12, 2015
Obama's free tuition plan is a hit among community college leaders, but some experts worry about details and whether the money could be more targeted.

January 12, 2015
The president's free community college plan may change the balance between the federal government, states and colleges.

January 12, 2015
Arbitrator says U. of Hawaii must hire longtime non-tenure-track faculty member for permanent post. Could contract provision on which ruling was based help others?

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