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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?

March 5, 2015
Government wants them classified as students, but they see many benefits to being considered employees.

March 4, 2015
UPDATE: Some see a courageous decision by a board that searched hard for alternatives. Others are dubious. Many wonder which other colleges are vulnerable.

March 4, 2015
In the first ruling following an N.L.R.B. shift, board director finds that Seattle U.'s Catholic status does not preclude adjunct collective bargaining.

March 4, 2015
The New York Times announces a new education initiative, almost three years after it shut down its last major effort.

March 4, 2015
Study reveals minimum SAT requirements that push students toward the two-year sector may hinder their success at earning four-year degrees.

March 4, 2015
An “extraordinarily” detailed analysis of student-level data in Virginia shows low-income students were hit hardest as public colleges and universities raised tuition during Great Recession.

March 4, 2015
California State University at Monterey Bay is starting a B.S. in sustainable hospitality management. Howard Payne University is starting a master of education in sports and wellness leadership. Hudson County Community College, in New Jersey, has created an A.A. option in infant/toddler education.

March 3, 2015
UW-Madison chancellor comes under fire for recently admitting she matches outside faculty offers with course load reductions. Is there anything wrong with the practice?

March 3, 2015
U. of Tennessee walks back -- at least in terminology -- from a proposal to "de-tenure" faculty members as part of new business plan. But the policy idea may well remain alive.

March 3, 2015
UCLA student government panel, interviewing candidate for judicial post, initially rejected her for being Jewish and involved in Jewish groups.

March 3, 2015
A growing nonprofit gives students part-time jobs and scholarships -- while boosting problem-solving skills.

March 2, 2015
Instructors with Asian-sounding last names receive lower ratings on Rate My Professors than others. Why?

March 2, 2015
Purdue told employees that days off for vacation, sick leave and other reasons would be combined in a streamlined program. Then employees did the math.

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