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October 30, 2014

The Education Department releases its long-awaited gainful employment rules, making one key change and drawing complaints from both for-profits and their critics.

October 30, 2014

Survey of college leaders finds significant minority in public sector feel pressure from governors. And as lawmakers want colleges to use climate surveys on sexual assaults, presidents support concept, but only a minority say their institutions are doing so.

October 30, 2014

One of the nation's largest for-profit colleges is thinking about becoming a nonprofit. 

October 30, 2014

Lynn U.'s tablet revolution marches on. Its next initiative: affordable online degree programs delivered exclusively through iPads -- at tuition rates that are a fraction of what the university regularly charges.

October 30, 2014

At conference on European higher education, speakers call for much more ambitious harmonization process to compete with the U.S. and China.

October 29, 2014

As Bates College aims to combat excessive drinking, administrators anger students by unilaterally canceling a popular drinking event held until now every Halloween season.

October 29, 2014

Higher ed officials in Massachusetts, where private colleges have long dominated, ask for a major investment in the public system.

October 29, 2014

The NCAA's Graduation Success Rate for college athletes is at an all-time high, but critics continue to question its definition of success.

October 29, 2014

Prominent university says government's proposal to deregulate tuition will allow it to give scholarships to a third of its students; critics say Sydney's plan will help it cream students from other universities.  

October 29, 2014

Oct. 29, 2014 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2014 Survey of Faculty Attitudes on Technology examined the views of faculty members and academic technology administrators on online education and a range of other technology-related issues. The survey was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup.  Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. A copy of the report can be downloaded here. On Nov. 18, Inside Higher Ed's Scott Jaschik and Carl Straumsheim conducted a free webinar analyzing the survey's findings and answering readers' questions. To view the webinar, please click here. The survey was made possible in part by financial support from Blackboard, Pearson and Sonic Foundry.

October 28, 2014

With a new graduation season, a new controversy arrives. Berkeley students protest selection of comedian viewed as anti-Muslim.

October 28, 2014

Michigan, Purdue and the Wisconsin System give competency-based education a try, but carefully and with targeted new programs.

October 28, 2014

Blackboard announces a new end-of-life date for Angel, intensifying the competition among learning management system providers to win over the institutions still using the legacy system.

October 28, 2014

Adjuncts at Tufts say their first union contract, which includes significant pay and job security gains and a right to be interviewed for full-time positions, could be a model for new unions in negotiations elsewhere.  

October 28, 2014

Chattanooga State president under fire for hiring as a top aide someone he met in Barbados who had not yet formally earned her college degree.

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