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December 11, 2014
National Academies report sees system in disarray and calls for better pay, more mentoring and speedier path to their own labs.

December 11, 2014
Study finds that female and minority Ph.D.s in biomedical fields are more likely than others to lose interest in faculty careers while earning their doctorates.

December 11, 2014
The veterinary school accreditor comes under fire as it prepares to face its federal oversight committee. Issues include a perceived weakening in standards and opposition to the accreditation of foreign institutions.

December 11, 2014
Higher ed employees plan to retire later than other Americans, but a survey suggests they do more financial planning for that eventuality.

December 11, 2014
Educators consider how much institutions in developing nations should focus on local priorities as opposed to research agendas that match those in the West.

December 11, 2014
Jose Adames, vice president and dean of academic affairs at Dutchess Community College, part of the State University of New York System, has been selected as president of El Centro College, part of the Dallas County Community College District, in Texas.

December 10, 2014
Compromise would modestly fund student aid programs and scientific research. It would also restore the “ability to benefit” program. 

December 10, 2014
Library directors at liberal arts institutions are losing their jobs as they clash with faculty and administrators over the future of the academic library.

December 10, 2014
Study finds gender of instructors influences evaluations they receive, even if they have fooled students (in an online course) about whether they are men or women.

December 10, 2014
Senate hearing considers whether law enforcement role has been missing in the debates over sexual assaults on campus.

December 10, 2014
Southern regional agency restores accreditation of Brewton-Parker College, while Norfolk State and four Education Management campuses draw scrutiny.

December 10, 2014
Weeks after replacing an Israeli hummus brand that was targeted by students with a pro-Palestinian group, Wesleyan U. decides to bring the brand back to campus.

December 9, 2014
MIT removes courses of prominent professor it found to have engaged in online sexual harassment of a student.

December 9, 2014
Education Department defends sale of 56 Corinthian College campuses to ECMC, saying guarantee agency's purchase will help 40,000 students, many of whom are close to graduation.

December 9, 2014
Guarantee agencies branch out as private-lending pool dries up. Most stick to college completion and financial advising, but one produces a film while another buys 56 campuses from a for-profit.  

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