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November 25, 2014
New analysis suggests that time to degree for Ph.D.s may not be as lengthy as some assume, and that the key to shorter humanities doctorates may be coursework, not the dissertation.

November 25, 2014
Union activity can lead to gains for adjuncts even when drives stall, fail or just loom.

November 25, 2014
Lincoln University of Pennsylvania resignation follows intense criticism over comments about women.

November 25, 2014
The leader of a business school at a university in Wales is rebuked for his tone, but makes no apologies.

November 25, 2014
Margaret Bartow, executive vice president and provost at Lakeland Community College, in Ohio, has been named provost of Delaware County Community College, in Pennsylvania. (Note: This item has been corrected from an earlier version.)

November 24, 2014
Article in Rolling Stone sets off protests and soul-searching at U. of Virginia, and suspension of all fraternities until January 9.

November 24, 2014
The musical "Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson," which links popularity of seventh president to his ordering mass killings of Native Americans, is called off after complaints from Native American students.

November 24, 2014
New grant recipients of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will be required to make their research and data open to the public.

November 24, 2014
Chief diversity officers are increasingly being appointed to cabinet-level positions. But they haven't had a set of professional standards, drawing criticism from some -- until now.

November 24, 2014
Existing research and discussion of student veterans doesn't recognize the diversity of the demographic. 

November 24, 2014
Black law students at Mercer seek removal of professor who used slur repeatedly.

November 21, 2014
Half of Corinthian Colleges goes nonprofit, as loan guarantor ECMC will buy 56 Everest and WyoTech campuses. Critics say the purchase doesn't do nearly enough for students or to prevent conflicts of interest.

November 21, 2014
Allegations against the comedian, an active fund-raiser and speaker in higher education, have led one college to drop his name, while others stand by him.

November 21, 2014
President expands his temporary protected status for "Dreamers" and seeks to expand temporary work authorization program for international graduates of American universities. 

November 21, 2014
When a gunman opened fire in Florida State University's Strozier Library, he attacked "the very heart of campus."

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