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November 21, 2014
President expands his temporary protected status for "Dreamers" and seeks to expand temporary work authorization program for international graduates of American universities. 

November 21, 2014
When a gunman opened fire in Florida State University's Strozier Library, he attacked "the very heart of campus."

November 21, 2014
Adoption of open educational resources has to be about more than replacing textbooks, advocates say -- and academic libraries can help.

November 21, 2014
Among the new provisions in the retiring Democrat's final proposal to rewrite the Higher Education Act are a student unit record system and incentives for colleges to graduate more Pell Grant recipients. 

November 20, 2014
System leaders want to increase tuition rates, but a popular governor is pushing instead for more emphasis on online and competency-based education, and three-year degrees.

November 20, 2014
Marquette TA becomes focus of debate for telling a student his facts criticizing gay marriage were incorrect. Critics say she squelched a student's view, but many academics say she's become a target just for doing her job.

November 20, 2014
New NSSE results question link between selectivity and student engagement, and suggest that colleges may need to focus more on student sleeping habits and academic advising.

November 20, 2014
National "free tuition" group changes its name and pitch with plan to support state and city tuition scholarships while continuing to push on the federal level.

November 20, 2014
This year's winners hail from Pennsylvania State University Berks, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Stanford University and Monroe Community College.

November 20, 2014
At a U.S. House hearing, representatives for publishers and colleges argue over whether federal government should get involved in determining how institutions can use copyrighted works.    

November 19, 2014
At academically competitive institutions with big-time college sports, a large gap exists between athletes and the average student -- leaving plenty of room for colleges to compromise their academic mission.

November 19, 2014
Public colleges may be using grade inflation or tightening admissions standards to comply with performance-based funding, survey finds.

November 19, 2014
Study says research productivity among recent Ph.D.s drops off precipitously for all but the top-performing graduates, especially of the high-ranked departments. Why? 

November 19, 2014
The top Democrats on the U.S. Senate and House education committees hit the Obama administration over decision to lower some colleges' default rates, allowing them to avoid sanctions.

November 19, 2014
Amid growing pressure on colleges to conduct campus climate surveys, a group of research universities says it will voluntarily implement the tool, which is aimed at gauging attitudes toward sexual violence on campus. 

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