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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.

December 15, 2014
A federal audit of the U.S. Department of Education’s student loan programs concludes that the agency is without a “comprehensive plan or strategy to prevent student loan defaults.”

December 12, 2014
Can active learning techniques and flexible classroom seating improve student outcomes? Research at Ball State University has produced mixed results.

December 12, 2014
At Cornell University's medical college, the daughter of a wealthy donor is replacing her father as leader of its board.

December 12, 2014
Education Department finds that SMU violated the law with a poor response to a sexual assault case in which the assailant and victim were both male, and the former came from a prominent alumni family.

December 12, 2014
The consumer bureau shut down one company and sued another over what it said were predatory practices amounting to a "scam." The feds say the companies tricked borrowers into buying services they could have received free. 

December 12, 2014
Amid gloom over humanities faculty job market, Washington U. in St. Louis launches doctoral program in classical studies.

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