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July 17, 2015
Kimberly Benston, provost and professor of English at Haverford College, in Pennsylvania, has been chosen as president there. S. Brock Blomberg, dean of the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont-McKenna College, in California, has been appointed president of Ursinus College, in Pennsylvania.

July 17, 2015
July 15, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Business Officers explored the views of chief financial officers on the financial sustainability of their institutions, what strategies their institutions are adopting to deal with financial difficulties, and their levels of debt, among other topics. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup Education. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, Aug. 13, Inside Higher Ed editors discussed the survey's findings and answered readers' questions in a free webinar. To view the webinar, please click here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of business officers was made possible in part by advertising from Axiom, Jenzabar and Workday.

July 16, 2015
After an initial ruling in a lawsuit struck a blow against unpaid internships, a new ruling gives the arrangement fresh legs.

July 16, 2015
While one of country's most competitive colleges remains closed to women, an alternative women-only summer program has popped up on the other side of the country.

July 16, 2015
New report calls for expanded effort to reach out to students and their families with financial aid information -- years before they will apply to college.

July 16, 2015
The incentives for universities vary by country.

July 16, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Augustana College Nathan Frank, physics Brian Katz, mathematics Araceli Masterson-Algar, Spanish Tim Muir, biology Mari Nagase, Asian studies California State University at Monterey Bay

July 15, 2015
Feeling the push to survive heightened regulations, intense scrutiny and negative perceptions, the for-profit industry looks to transition to a new era.

July 15, 2015
Big changes for APSCU, the for-profit trade group, which has lost most of its large-chain members and plans to focus again on career education.

July 15, 2015
Ashford University is shutting down, 10 years after it became the platform for a publicly traded, mostly online college. A look at what the situation says (and doesn't say) about for-profit higher ed.

July 15, 2015
Business professors find another use for software created to help them teach case studies: preventing students from skimming.

July 15, 2015
Adjuncts at one California college recently won a contract provision that they believe will help them receive benefits during months they don't have teaching positions.

July 14, 2015
Tests conducted by a writing coordinator at the U of Texas at Austin suggest that many student plagiarists could avoid being caught by Turnitin.

July 14, 2015
After 25 years leading two major universities and a public higher ed system, Brit Kirwan has retired. In an interview, he discusses online education, historically black universities and other key issues.

July 14, 2015
Brit Kirwan says athletics have spiraled out of control during his 25 years as a university leader, and that he and other presidents have little power to solve the problem.

July 14, 2015
Longtime executive director of Phi Theta Kappa retires from his position at two-year-college group following charges and a seemingly aborted investigation into inappropriate behavior.

July 14, 2015
Essay about a black doctoral student's experience leads to broader discussion of isolation and insensitivity felt by many -- even from seemingly progressive fellow students and faculty members.

July 13, 2015
Associations of registrars and student affairs administrators will work with eight colleges on prototypes for a new form of transcript -- a comprehensive record that includes learning outside the classroom.

July 13, 2015
Bethel College tells faculty members they can't take leadership roles in groups that differ from church view on creation. Are Christian colleges cracking down on supporters of evolution?

July 13, 2015
Arizona State demotes history professor, accused of plagiarism in 2011 and 2014, based on investigation into the latter charges.

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