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October 28, 2014
Education Management Corp. goes private as its enrollment and revenue slump, raising questions about the end of an era for publicly traded chains with disparate holdings.

October 27, 2014
Rose-Hulman plans to ask applicants a set of questions designed to determine if they think they can control their fates. Test of system has found correlation with students' grades and retention rates.

October 27, 2014
Documenting state disinvestment in public higher ed (and especially community colleges), think tank report urges new federal-state "compact."  

October 27, 2014
Adobe patches a security vulnerability in its ereader software, but some users still regard the data Digital Editions collects about them with suspicion.

October 27, 2014
Leaders of UAW union that represents U. of California teaching assistants push for Israel boycott, but some members say this action endangers their academic freedom and the movement to unionize grad students.  

October 27, 2014
University of Warwick backs down on charges that led to punishment of influential professor for nine months.

October 24, 2014
Heads of higher education associations often make more than the presidents of the colleges they represent.

October 24, 2014
Love it or hate it, composition professors report seeing an uptick in students' intentional use of single quotation marks outside their traditional context. 

October 24, 2014
West Virginia U. expels three students after riots Saturday -- part of President Gordon Gee's attempts to clean up the campus's image. But some worry due process may be lost in the effort.

October 24, 2014
Several higher education organizations say a court decision in a negligence case stemming from a prep school study abroad case places too heavy a burden on schools and colleges to account for risks.

October 24, 2014
Catholic University of America is starting an online certificate program in Christian-Muslim relations. Pittsburgh State University, in Kansas, is starting a master's program in polymer chemistry.

October 23, 2014
More than 3,100 students participated in no-show courses at UNC Chapel Hill, and nearly half of them were athletes.

October 23, 2014
Parents and students with damaged credit histories will have an easier time getting the loans under new regulations. Education Department will publish institution-level PLUS loan default rates. 

October 23, 2014
Wake Forest will eliminate its full-time program to focus on growing market of those who want to earn degree while still working full-time.  

October 23, 2014
First Harvard chief to serve on corporate board faces criticism for decisions of the company.  

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