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August 25, 2015
Nabil S. Abu-Ghazaleh, president of West Los Angeles College, in California, has been named president of Grossmont College, also in California. Matt Dane Baker, executive dean of the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts at Philadelphia University, has been promoted to provost there.

August 24, 2015
Some say it's bad form for colleges to actively recruit faculty members from neighbor institutions. Antitrust lawsuit alleges that agreement between Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill essentially barred Duke from hiring UNC faculty.

August 24, 2015
Three months after her comments on Twitter made her a target of the conservative blogosphere, she talks about that experience, race, her career and the clout (or lack thereof) of sociology.

August 24, 2015
Significant share of research papers have "guest" authors who didn't perform significant research or "ghost" authors who did but aren't named, study finds. Are grad students losing out? Are conflicts of interest hidden?

August 24, 2015
Male students at the historically black university are encouraged to wear suits on the first day of class. If they don't own a suit, they can choose from a closet of donated business wear.

August 24, 2015
Unconventional online university is growing and looking to focus on helping refugees.

August 21, 2015
The Republican presidential candidate known for his hard-line stance on illegal immigration wants international students to be able to stay in the U.S. to work after graduation.

August 21, 2015
Bay Path University, a women's college, has expanded its enrollment by moving beyond its traditional student population. Can it find success online?

August 21, 2015
A citizen-led organization wants to prevent future cuts to higher education in Arizona. But with a threat to raise taxes tied into the potential law and an administration set against tax increases, the odds are stacked against the group's work.

August 21, 2015
This month's edition of "The Pulse" features Rodney Murray's impressions from Bb World 2015, Blackboard's annual user group meeting.

August 21, 2015
More than 74,000 accounts on Ashley Madison adultery site had .edu email addresses. Which college has the most participation on the website for affairs?

August 20, 2015
As proprietary colleges struggle, banks gain increasing influence over their fates and their dealings with the government.

August 20, 2015
While under the watchful gaze of the Education Department, Corinthian Colleges apparently mishandled federal funds this year, the Justice Department says in a recent filing.

August 20, 2015
Obama administration plans to clarify when defrauded student loan borrowers can have their loans forgiven -- and give the Education Department new tools to go after colleges.

August 20, 2015
Organization of leading universities is pushing for undergraduate STEM education to get more attention -- and initiative seems to be yielding results.

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