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December 15, 2014
Colgate U. professors turn social media app with reputation for negative comments into a one-day love-fest.

December 15, 2014
A federal audit of the U.S. Department of Education’s student loan programs concludes that the agency is without a “comprehensive plan or strategy to prevent student loan defaults.”

December 12, 2014
Can active learning techniques and flexible classroom seating improve student outcomes? Research at Ball State University has produced mixed results.

December 12, 2014
At Cornell University's medical college, the daughter of a wealthy donor is replacing her father as leader of its board.

December 12, 2014
Education Department finds that SMU violated the law with a poor response to a sexual assault case in which the assailant and victim were both male, and the former came from a prominent alumni family.

December 12, 2014
The consumer bureau shut down one company and sued another over what it said were predatory practices amounting to a "scam." The feds say the companies tricked borrowers into buying services they could have received free. 

December 12, 2014
Amid gloom over humanities faculty job market, Washington U. in St. Louis launches doctoral program in classical studies.

December 11, 2014
National Academies report sees system in disarray and calls for better pay, more mentoring and speedier path to their own labs.

December 11, 2014
Study finds that female and minority Ph.D.s in biomedical fields are more likely than others to lose interest in faculty careers while earning their doctorates.

December 11, 2014
The veterinary school accreditor comes under fire as it prepares to face its federal oversight committee. Issues include a perceived weakening in standards and opposition to the accreditation of foreign institutions.

December 11, 2014
Higher ed employees plan to retire later than other Americans, but a survey suggests they do more financial planning for that eventuality.

December 11, 2014
Educators consider how much institutions in developing nations should focus on local priorities as opposed to research agendas that match those in the West.

December 11, 2014
Jose Adames, vice president and dean of academic affairs at Dutchess Community College, part of the State University of New York System, has been selected as president of El Centro College, part of the Dallas County Community College District, in Texas.

December 10, 2014
Compromise would modestly fund student aid programs and scientific research. It would also restore the “ability to benefit” program. 

December 10, 2014
Library directors at liberal arts institutions are losing their jobs as they clash with faculty and administrators over the future of the academic library.

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