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March 10, 2015
The following colleges and universities have announced their commencement speakers for spring 2015:

March 9, 2015
U. of North Georgia case raises key questions: Is rudeness grounds to revoke tenure? Should professors' jobs be at risk over criteria in employee handbook that are not in faculty handbook?

March 9, 2015
Instead of fighting on and trying to stay alive, a college in Iowa is giving itself to the University of Iowa.

March 9, 2015
N.C.A.A. finds that university employees completed coursework for athletes -- and questions why it took 8 years to complete investigation into such a serious problem.

March 9, 2015
UC Irvine didn't ban the flag, and the students who tried to do so (before being vetoed) wanted only to keep the flag out of one small area. But that was all before the story went viral.

March 9, 2015
Annual survey of community college students finds key gains for a key demographic.

March 9, 2015
Associations representing historians, psychologists and sociologists -- based on research in their disciplines -- urge Supreme Court to recognize gay and lesbian marriage rights.

March 6, 2015
Budget deal between Arizona's Republican governor and legislative leaders would completely eliminate state support for 3 large community college districts -- and make deep cuts to universities as well.

March 6, 2015
Some fear Sweet Briar's decision to close will prompt other small private colleges to do the same, leading a number of presidents to outline how their colleges are not like Sweet Briar.

March 6, 2015
Black students who graduate from institutions like Harvard University are about as likely to get a well-paid job as a white graduate from a less-selective state university, new study finds.

March 6, 2015
A dispute over how to punish a fraternity ends with the resignation of the dean of students. Is this a pattern?

March 6, 2015
Education Department brings in Southern New Hampshire president, a prominent voice on competency-based education, to pursue its goals on innovation.

March 6, 2015
More digital skills courses would help community colleges fill the middle-skill career gap, a report asserts.

March 6, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Alma College Marcus Richter, library science Cabrini College Caroline Nielsen, biology Melinda Harrison, chemistry Clarkson

March 5, 2015
Tulsa Community College started offering free tuition eight years ago, helping to inspire Tennessee's program and, by extension, President Obama, while also boosting its degree production rates. 

March 5, 2015
Now that it plans to close, Sweet Briar officials have to decide what to do with $85 million -- but laws and economic realities limit their choices.

March 5, 2015
Congressional Democrats and consumer groups are pushing the Obama administration to use a little-known provision of federal law to relieve the federal loan debt of some Corinthian borrowers. 

March 5, 2015
Do you think most fully online students are enrolled at for-profit institutions? Read on.

March 5, 2015
Leah Griesmann, who came up with the idea for National Adjunct Walkout Day, isn't hiding her identity anymore. So what does she think about last week's protests, and about what's next for adjunct activism?

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