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October 9, 2015
Connecticut State U professors say proposals for their new union contract, including the transfer of tenured faculty members to another university and expanding the grounds for dismissing tenured professors, read like an attack on their rights.

October 9, 2015
Lynn University will issue a semester's worth of college credits for Lynn students who complete a 16-week program at General Assembly, a nonaccredited skills boot camp. Will other colleges follow?

October 9, 2015
Sacramento State finds no wrongdoing by professor who was accused of insulting a Native American student, nor by the student who challenged what the professor said about genocide.

October 9, 2015
In New York City, the health department and colleges are partnering to promote a birth control device as a way of encouraging students to graduate.

October 9, 2015
The family of a black Harvard graduate who committed suicide creates an organization in his honor that seeks to "improve the support for the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color."

October 9, 2015
Having a long-term research collaborator boosts citations, study finds.

October 8, 2015
Massachusetts Institute of Technology will explore stackable credentials and massive open online courses as an alternative path to earning a master's degree.

October 8, 2015
A professor emeritus at the U of Texas says he'll leave campus rather than give lectures to hundreds of students who could bring guns.

October 8, 2015
House Republicans question endowment spending and executive compensation in what may signal another round of federal scrutiny over tax benefits flowing to wealthiest universities.

October 8, 2015
Judge says Paul Smith's College didn't present compelling evidence that a name change was necessary -- even in return for a large gift.

October 8, 2015
Purdue expunges presentation on Edward Snowden because leaked information on three slides is still technically classified.

October 8, 2015
Members of the Association of Research Libraries pitch ideas about the future of the field during the "first inaugural 'hunchery.'" Holograms ensue.

October 7, 2015
Big, ideas-oriented research is exciting, but will recent, costly initiatives live up to the hype?

October 7, 2015
Are the physical and emotional beatings that come with historically black colleges and universities competing against big-time football powers worth the financial incentive?

October 7, 2015
Author discusses new book predicting significant change -- including demise of many institutions, and a reduction in number of professors -- in American academe.

October 7, 2015
Study suggests having a high opinion of one's intellectual abilities is linked to better grades -- but not necessarily being a good team player.

October 7, 2015
Theology school denies allegations it tried to sell Native American artifacts covered by repatriation requirements.

October 6, 2015
A spate of higher education scandals in Illinois prompt the question: Is it time for states to crack down on executive compensation and exit packages?

October 6, 2015
Task force charged with evaluating how anthropology association should respond to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict recommends that group take action, and suggests that censure of Israeli policies is insufficient.

October 6, 2015
The U.S. Army will model its newly consolidated approach to educational programs on traditional higher education, in part to help soldiers get more college credits for their military experience.

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