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December 18, 2014
The second part of a two-part interview with Blackboard CEO Jay Bhatt.

December 17, 2014
Oberlin refuses demand to bar F grades while protests continue over police shootings. How flexible should colleges be for students feeling vulnerable over current events? How flexible should students be about protests in the library during finals?

December 17, 2014
A professor is caught in the middle of an athletics scandal after he is encouraged by a swimming coach to admit a student into an independent study course as a last-ditch effort to maintain eligibility.

December 17, 2014
Professor sets off debate by writing that student requests to avoid discussions on rape law are limiting important parts of legal education. Some faculty say that they don't avoid the topic, but handle discussions in different ways than they do other subjects.

December 17, 2014
There are plenty of ways faculty members and administrators can help improve the process, writes Linda Suskie in a new book.

December 17, 2014
Ken Burt, former vice president of finance & administration at Dalhousie University, in Nova Scotia, has been selected as president and CEO of Northwest Community College, in British Columbia.

December 16, 2014
Arizona State tells non-tenure-track English instructors to shift from 4-4 to 5-5 course load, without increase in compensation and in violation of professional codes on how many writing students one can effectively teach.

December 16, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education says universities should honor student privacy laws, even when they would block the reporting of how they discipline students accused of sexual assault.

December 16, 2014
Author discusses his new book on the evolution of colleges and universities in the United States.

December 16, 2014
Exhibit at Michigan State University aims to raise awareness and money to help solve the burden of student debt. 

December 16, 2014
Dillard University is starting a concentration in medical physics in the university's physics and pre-engineering program. Indiana University at Bloomington is starting a master's program in data science. New College of Florida is starting a master's degree in data science. The degree will be the first graduate program at the college.

December 15, 2014
Some campus leaders take visible public stands over police killings of unarmed black men. Not everyone likes this type of activism by presidents -- even as others say they long for it.

December 15, 2014
It's been used to galvanize a growing movement against campus sexual assault, but critics say an often-cited statistic about the prevalence of campus sexual assault is not very reliable.

December 15, 2014
Report argues public flagship universities need incentives and coherent strategies, not scattered experiments.

December 15, 2014
Colgate U. professors turn social media app with reputation for negative comments into a one-day love-fest.

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