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September 29, 2015
As 80 colleges unite to create new application and portfolio platform for high school students, a look at who is in and who is not (for now), how colleges plan to use the service, and how Common Application is responding.

September 29, 2015
New data from Gallup-Purdue survey find only half of alumni "strongly agree" that college is worth what they spent. Students with experiential learning opportunities and supportive professors were more likely to agree.

September 29, 2015
At a two-year college in Florida, students have found that sometimes it's in their best interest to pursue two associate degrees rather than transfer or pursue the traditional four-year degree.

September 29, 2015
Survey suggests that adjuncts who work at one institution full time have job satisfaction levels close to those on the tenure track.

September 29, 2015
This month's edition of the "Pulse" podcast features an interview with Michelle R. Weise, of Southern New Hampshire University, on disruptive innovation in higher education.

September 28, 2015
Colleges are using a nonacademic skills test from ETS to try to boost graduation rates and in remedial course placement. One university gives the test to all its athletes.

September 28, 2015
The inability of small colleges to increase their revenue will result in triple the number of closures in the coming years, a new Moody's report projects.

September 28, 2015
U of Kansas ordered to readmit student who made offensive comments about his ex-girlfriend, also a student. University's concerns about Title IX are rejected.

September 28, 2015
Community college students who take out small federal loans are more likely to default, new report finds, and most defaulters earned fewer than 15 credits and never made a payment on their debt.

September 28, 2015
The University of Southern California starts a program to train recent Ph.D. recipients to be better teachers and maybe get a leg up in the job market.

September 25, 2015
A new faculty-led system aims to answer the question by analyzing student work -- and without relying on standardized tests.

September 25, 2015
Same survey that found high rates of female students reporting sexual assault finds that nearly a quarter of transgender students experience some form of sexual violence while in college.

September 25, 2015
Multiple programs and scholarships seek to help refugees from Syria and elsewhere obtain higher education, but the need dwarfs the response.

September 25, 2015
An influential free community college program that helped shaped President Obama's two-year America's College Promise initiative is expanding from one semester to two.

September 25, 2015
Professors at U of Wisconsin at Madison hope to find a way to revolutionize teaching, helping teachers find out exactly how their students learn and the best ways to teach subjects students may struggle with.

September 24, 2015
State College of Florida eliminates rolling contracts in favor of one-year contracts for all full-time faculty members, even long-serving ones.

September 24, 2015
In decision that relies on U.S. Supreme Court rulings upholding affirmative action, federal civil rights office finds Princeton did not discriminate.

September 24, 2015
The U of California at Berkeley may be the first to release a transparency report, disclosing how it handles requests for the electronic communications of students and faculty and staff members.

September 24, 2015
Report sheds light on how well aid recipients fare at individual colleges, showing in some cases significant disparities among Pell and non-Pell students within a campus and across similar campuses.

September 24, 2015
Study sees risk of work being repeated and of important findings being ignored.

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