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January 19, 2015
City College of San Francisco's supporters notch an incremental court victory in their feud with the college's accreditor. But the accreditor still gets to make the final call, judge rules.

January 19, 2015
Vanderbilt professor sets off furor with her column criticizing Islam, attracting protesters who accuse her of hate speech -- and a failed counter-protest by a former star of "Saturday Night Live."

January 19, 2015
In a debate-filled session involving athletes for the first time, the 'Power Five' conferences vote to increase financial aid, adopt a new concussion policy, and bar colleges from reducing aid for athletic reasons.

January 17, 2015
President will seek big changes in education tax credits, and will propose new taxes on the wealthy and on financial institutions to pay for free community college tuition.  

January 16, 2015
More law schools are admitting less qualified students. Are they prepared for what happens next?

January 16, 2015
Mississippi's governor wants to scale back the job qualifications for the head of the community college system. The effort, an accreditor predicts, will bring the state grief.

January 16, 2015
NEH launches initiative to promote research focused on the public good. The effort comes before what may be a contentious budget battle with the new Congress.

January 16, 2015
Duke U., amid criticism from evangelicals and a security threat, won't allow a Muslim call to prayer from the chapel bell tower.

January 16, 2015
With legislation giving athletes the ability to vote on NCAA rules, "the voice of the student-athlete" is a focus of several discussions at the group's convention.

January 15, 2015
Terrorist attacks in Paris have resurrected a free speech battle between a scholar and Yale U. Press, which removed cartoons about Muhammad from her book.

January 15, 2015
Attempts to reform college sports often don't give enough consideration to Title IX, says panel at NCAA convention. 

January 15, 2015
Feds eye new guidance for colleges that want to enter into agreements with financial institutions to offer banking products on campus.

January 15, 2015
Saint Mary's College of California challenges students to a technology fast during an interim term course on the benefits of disconnecting from social media.

January 15, 2015
Scottish universities start to move toward three-year undergraduate degrees.

January 14, 2015
Legal fight at University of Kansas over emails from a professor who has received funding from the Koch brothers sets off a debate about undue influence and academic freedom. 

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