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September 22, 2015
Should anyone police whether professors have the racial or ethnic background they claim? Native American studies group calls for more accountability in the wake of several disputes.

September 22, 2015
Eastern Mennonite U and Goshen, which recently ended bans on gay faculty members, leave Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Had they stayed, others would have left the association.

September 22, 2015
Faculty members vote to end strike that had been prompted by disputes over health care costs.

September 21, 2015
Study finds that students earn better grades from teaching assistants of same race or ethnicity.

September 21, 2015
Opposing reports this year offer colleges and universities mixed views on financial impact of selling holdings in fossil fuels.

September 21, 2015
Study suggests that when it comes to collaborative science, larger teams have their limits after they hit 20, and international collaboration ups the impact factor.

September 21, 2015
Graduate student who placed "White Only" signs on SUNY Buffalo campus explains her intent -- and renews the debate over her art.

September 21, 2015
Hampshire is the only college that not only doesn't require the SAT, but won't look at applicants' scores. The college is no longer ranked by U.S. News -- and it may have just had its best admissions year ever.

September 18, 2015
Coding academies and boot camps are growing fast. State agencies started paying attention to short-term training programs last year, in a move that may have helped the industry.

September 18, 2015
U of Wisconsin professors want to know why they weren't informed of who was behind survey that showed up this week -- and that has now been taken offline.

September 18, 2015
Michigan wants to see more live-in advisers at its fraternity houses. But it's unclear if having a "house mom" would do much to curb negative behavior.

September 18, 2015
"White Only" and "Black Only" signs appear -- and are torn down -- at SUNY Buffalo.

September 18, 2015
Private equity company offers full scholarships for master's level study in U.S. or Europe, but students must return home for two years of work after finishing degrees.

September 18, 2015
Ray L. Belton, chancellor of Southern University's Shreveport campus, in Louisiana, has been appointed president and chancellor of the Southern University System. Michael S. Brophy, president of Marymount California University, has been named president of Benedictine University, in Illinois.

September 17, 2015
A controversial pick for U of Iowa's president and a short tenure for an athletics director at Minnesota who is accused of harassment have a search firm in common.

September 17, 2015
Some activists raise questions about appointee to lead college's Native American Program, drawing attention to political debates about who is a Native American and whether such status should matter in higher ed.

September 17, 2015
Rutgers University's football coach faces three-game suspension and $50,000 fine after he emailed an adjunct professor to help improve a player's grade.

September 17, 2015
Study finds first-time graduate school enrollment is up 3.5 percent, the biggest annual increase since the Great Recession.

September 17, 2015
New report argues for more investment in instruction in higher education, to promote student success.

September 16, 2015
Resignation and litigation at Stanford point to complications when an administrator has a relationship with a faculty member in his or her unit, but few colleges have formal policies about such situations.

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