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March 1, 2016
Thousands of academics and others in India attack esteemed book series by Harvard U Press and its well-respected editor, a Columbia professor, because the project is in the U.S. and the editor has differed from Hindu nationalist teachings.

March 1, 2016
With new manual of protocols, University of Texas System instructs its police officers to base sexual assault investigations in neuroscience.

February 29, 2016
An Iowa State student with disabilities was mortified last month to find social media posts mocking her for using a three-wheeled scooter to get around campus. She went public.

February 29, 2016
New transcripts and technologies take shape as colleges participating in the Comprehensive Student Record Project test new ways to track what students do in college.

February 29, 2016
Online group of scholars of planning and geography divided over one professor’s sexist humor – and how others reacted to it.

February 29, 2016
Carolyn Stefanco, president of the College of Saint Rose, cut 23 faculty positions and 12 academic programs. She won a prize for her efforts.

February 29, 2016
Students and faculty members at Barnard question selection of a white woman -- someone not suggested by students -- to address graduates.

February 26, 2016
Dismissal is linked to two incidents -- both videotaped -- in which the professor was involved in protests. Faculty leaders say that board violated due process and university procedures.

February 26, 2016
Accreditor orders university to provide answers on how recent developments may place it out of compliance with one requirement and four standards.

February 26, 2016
In a confirmation hearing, the Senate education committee seemed confident that John B. King Jr. would be approved as education secretary.

February 26, 2016
Research points to ways Western universities can position their programs.

February 26, 2016
This month's edition of the 'Pulse' podcast features an interview with Victor Yocco, a design researcher and author.

February 26, 2016
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Bowdoin College Margaret Boyle, romance languages and literatures Judith Casselberry, Africana studies Crystal Hall, digital and computational studies David Hecht, history Abigail Killeen, theater and dance Jeffrey Selinger, government and legal studies Yao Tang, economics Cabrini College

February 25, 2016
Obama administration's proposed rules would extend overtime protections to millions -- including many postdocs and other employees in higher ed. Would the plan provide overdue relief or be a financial disaster for colleges and universities?

February 25, 2016
Colleges say the Department of Education's guidance on campus sexual assault is vague and inconsistent.

February 25, 2016
Rosemary Feal, executive director of the MLA, says she's stepping down next summer, at the end of her current term. She's leaving behind an organization that's much more representative of its members.

February 25, 2016
Intensive English programs report declines in Saudi Arabian enrollments as colleges and universities watch for changes to the government's massive foreign scholarship program.

February 25, 2016
President Obama's nominee to lead the Library of Congress draws support from library groups.

February 25, 2016
Faculty-led reforms may be the best way to improve graduation rates, according to Achieving the Dream, which is working to give adjunct faculty members a seat at the table.

February 24, 2016
University announces $400 million gift to help create $750 million endowment for program to attract the best talent from around the world.

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