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February 8, 2016
Highest official at Mount St. Mary's of Maryland who opposed president's plan to cull students loses his job. Appointee as interim provost received no-confidence vote at another institution.

February 8, 2016
Margaret McKenna will stay on as president, but only until start of 2017-18 year. In interview, she discusses what happened. Board chair who pushed to oust her is out in May.

February 8, 2016
Cases of meningitis at three universities have sickened four students -- three in a single outbreak -- and led to death of one employee.

February 8, 2016
Goucher says students admitted on the basis of a short film did better academically than those who applied in traditional ways. But is sample large enough to be meaningful?

February 5, 2016
New book discusses self-stratification among black academics.

February 5, 2016
President-elect of organization of officials who play key roles in Title IX cases accuses her predecessor of sexual misconduct.

February 5, 2016
At Simon Fraser U, professors were stunned by video university posted on its website that suggested female faculty members could be viewed as sex objects -- in the name of saving energy.

February 5, 2016
Openings are down and the number of new Ph.D.s in the field far outpaces available positions, report finds.

February 5, 2016
Some colleges try to get a share of their local market by joining the ad frenzy during the big game.

February 4, 2016
Tenured Washington State U extension professor says she's being forced out for not bringing in grants that were never established as one of her responsibilities.

February 4, 2016
A University of Pennsylvania student affairs administrator loses his job over false claim he had a Ph.D.

February 4, 2016
Three Maryland community colleges plan to close a jointly run health education center because of enrollment changes.

February 4, 2016
More ABDs are starting full job searches, and fewer of those in the expanded pool are landing faculty positions, study finds.

February 4, 2016
English universities are making a big push -- controversial to some -- for students from European Union countries.

February 3, 2016
The University of California has fired just a handful of tenured professors since the late 1950s -- including one late last month. Details are still hazy, but those involved in the controversial case against a well-known professor of English at the Riverside campus are breaking their silence.

February 3, 2016
The Texas Republican's record and views put him largely at odds with colleges and universities.

February 3, 2016
While Bernie Sanders, as expected, captured the younger Democratic electorate, such voters were also key for Ted Cruz on the Republican side. Donald Trump has built a student base as well.

February 3, 2016
Pearson, in search of profits and a clearer emphasis on education, announces it will leave the learning management system market.

February 3, 2016
Most public college students enroll within 50 miles of home, so location is more influential than policy makers think, a new study finds.

February 3, 2016
Experts see move as one sign of increased interest by highly competitive colleges in transfers.

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