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April 17, 2015
U of Akron cuts the price of certain general education classes by 86 percent, and boasts that they will be less expensive than those at community colleges. But two-year institutions disagree, and professors say effort is penny-wise and pound-foolish.

April 17, 2015
Ohio budget bill proposes a ban on full-time-faculty unions at public institutions where professors do nearly anything beyond teaching and research.

April 17, 2015
An investigative report found that about a third of the workers who constructed New York University’s Abu Dhabi campus were not covered under publicly articulated labor protections.

April 17, 2015
Denise A. Battles, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, has been chosen as president of the State University of New York at Geneseo.

April 17, 2015
April 17, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of Community College Presidents explored the views of two-year-college leaders on a range of timely topics. The study was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, May 28, Inside Higher Ed editors analyzed the survey's findings and answered readers' questions in a free webinar. To watch the webinar, please click here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of two-year-college presidents was made possible in part by advertising from Hobsons and Jenzabar.

April 16, 2015
When universities that are sports powerhouses appoint presidents with little experience in intercollegiate athletics, new leaders face a steep learning curve.

April 16, 2015
Adjuncts across the country participate in a national day of action for a living wage. How do their interests align with low-wage workers from outside academe?

April 16, 2015
As California’s drought grows more severe, colleges across the state are stepping up their water conservation efforts.

April 16, 2015
Researchers protest effort to limit funding to projects that reflect business priorities -- and charge that basic science is being abandoned.  

April 15, 2015
Judge dismisses lawsuit stemming from U.S. Department of Education's firing of several debt collectors over allegations they misled struggling borrowers.

April 15, 2015
Education Department fines Corinthian Colleges $30 million for misleading students and orders its Heald College campuses to stop enrolling students and wind down operations.

April 15, 2015
Greek life has been defended for years with claims that most problems are caused by just a few members. Can that argument survive?

April 15, 2015
U of North Georgia professor whom the university intended to fire for a pattern of rude behavior has agreed to retire. Her colleagues continue to debate whether university did the right thing or hurt tenure.

April 15, 2015
As country's universities seek federal permission to raise tuition, their chief executives are seeing their pay increase sharply.

April 14, 2015
New study suggests STEM hiring favors women over men, in contrast to lots of other research suggesting otherwise. But is there more to the story?

April 14, 2015
Yale U.'s hybrid physician assistant program hits an accreditation snag -- a win for critics who have wanted the program to be evaluated as a stand-alone offering.

April 14, 2015
New book by longtime composition instructor seeks to use real-world sentences to change the way students think about grammar.

April 14, 2015
A survey of chief marketing officers reveals that branding projects are common on college campuses. Despite significant time and money, respondents say the work pays off. 

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