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October 27, 2015
Controversies at NYU and Paul Smith's College point to the potential downsides of agreeing to change a name for a large gift.

October 27, 2015
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill releases new guidelines about how coaches and faculty members should interact. Will they help prevent further academic fraud?

October 27, 2015
Educause's new president and CEO has had a slow first five months on the job, but 2016 could change that.

October 27, 2015
Graduate students' analysis of interdisciplinary jobs ads suggest that many jobs aren't truly interdisciplinary, but those that are tend to be linked to dedicated centers or clusters.

October 26, 2015
In picking Margaret Spellings as UNC System's president, are board members showing a preference for ability to work within a political system, rather than an academic system?

October 26, 2015
Reprimand for faculty member who assigned less expensive options than his department's preference (book by two of its own) sets off debate on academic freedom and expensive books.

October 26, 2015
Recruits visiting the University of Louisville were allegedly entertained by nude dancers and prostitutes paid for by a program assistant. How culpable is head coach Rick Pitino, and is the case a symptom of a larger problem in college sports?

October 26, 2015
Duquesne students push back -- and get a partial apology -- when president questions their motives and morals for wanting to live off campus.

October 26, 2015
Leading GOP candidate in Iowa presidential race explains how he would have Education Department prevent "indoctrination," and cites the "stomping on Jesus" case as an example.

October 23, 2015
After canceling its online program management partnership with Pearson, can the University of Florida go it alone?

October 23, 2015
Board agrees to review issue of whether teaching assistants at private nonprofit universities are entitled to collective bargaining.

October 23, 2015
A board's failed attempt to oust its president reveals deep-rooted dysfunction at a public historically black university.

October 23, 2015
In Singapore, students are attracted to an approach beyond professional training.

October 23, 2015
Oct. 23, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Faculty Workplace Engagement is a new survey exploring professors' views on how engaged they are. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here. On Thursday, Nov. 19, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman conducted a webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here. The survey was made possible in part by financial support from TIAA-CREF.

October 22, 2015
Women's organizations step up pressure on colleges and the Education Department to do something about the anonymous app Yik Yak. But even amid a series of arrests for threats posted there, can higher ed monitor and regulate what goes on off-campus networks?

October 22, 2015
A series of scandals has led to increased political and media scrutiny of a visa program important to colleges.

October 22, 2015
In a decision hailed by consumer advocates, a federal appeals court rules that a major student loan agency is not immune from lawsuits.

October 22, 2015
Announcing his decision not to enter the 2016 presidential race, Biden endorses four years of free public higher education, proposals that his would-be Democratic contenders have been championing.

October 22, 2015
Author of new book on the history of the American Association of University Professors discusses how the organization has changed and remained the same over the last century, and what its next 100 years might look like.

October 22, 2015
Christopher A. Capuano, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs at Fairleigh Dickinson University, in New Jersey, has been chosen as president there.

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