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February 27, 2015
Phyllis Callahan, dean of the College of Arts and Science at Miami University, in Ohio, has been named provost and executive vice president for academic affairs there.

February 26, 2015
Large-scale walkouts were few during National Adjunct Walkout Day, but dozens of campuses saw protests. Organizers say events brought new attention to poor wages and working conditions for those off the tenure track.

February 26, 2015
CUNY's accelerated degree program for community college students doubles graduation rates and is cost-effective, a study finds. And the model may be exported to three Ohio colleges.

February 26, 2015
U. of Minnesota restricts (but does not ban) racial identifications in messages about suspects. Should other colleges, facing criticism from minority students, follow suit?

February 26, 2015
Oxford professor questions LSU scholar's articles -- published in a journal he edited.

February 26, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges and universities: Cedarville University Elisha Injeti, pharmaceutical science Austin Jacquith, music theory and composition Sandra Yang, music history Colby College

February 25, 2015
Charges follow hospitalizations of 12 after use of club drug Molly. University immediately suspends those who were arrested.

February 25, 2015
A prominent professor uses a disciplinary meeting to discuss his struggles with depression -- and encourages others in academe to talk about mental health issues.

February 25, 2015
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation is aggressively funding efforts to support new digital models -- in writing, editing, financing and more.

February 25, 2015
As colleges press their case for reducing federal requirements, a top Republican says he's committed to finishing a rewrite of the Higher Education Act this year.

February 25, 2015
A study finds reduction of aid awards to students based how they list colleges on federal student aid form is not widespread, though some colleges do seem to employ that questionable practice.

February 25, 2015
Students who grow up in single-parent homes complete fewer years of education and are less likely to earn a college degree, a new report finds.

February 25, 2015
Chad Brown, provost and executive vice president of Zane State College, in Ohio, has been promoted to president there. Andrew H. Card Jr., acting dean of the George H. W. Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University, has been selected as president of Franklin Pierce University, in New Hampshire.

February 24, 2015
Yale professors oppose draft policy on their conduct that they say is vague on what they could be punished for and what the sanctions would be -- not to mention that it excludes administrators.

February 24, 2015
Student activists refuse to pay federal loans incurred at the embattled for-profit education company and call on the Department of Education for greater borrower relief. 

February 24, 2015
Wesleyan's president warns students to steer clear of the party drug and to turn in who is dealing it on campus, but this weekend's hospitalizations were not the first for the university.

February 24, 2015
Survey of Jewish students at American colleges finds surprising rates of perceived discrimination spanning different geographic, religious, political and other demographic characteristics. 

February 23, 2015
Historians condemn recent attempt by Oklahoma legislature to defund AP American history curriculum for being too "negative."

February 23, 2015
Colleges with distressed debt are making new promises to delay financial ramifications from investors.

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