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October 3, 2017
Bentley University president discusses her new book on preparing students for success.

October 3, 2017
Cedarville University is starting an undergraduate major in civil engineering. Dartmouth College is starting a master's in health data science.

October 2, 2017
Hopkins eliminates major. Faculty members say Russia’s growing role in the world makes this a terrible time to do so.

October 2, 2017
Former NCAA investigators and other experts aren’t sure whether the association might shut down the men’s basketball program, currently caught up in a federal probe, which could “destroy” it.

October 2, 2017
AAU wanted to improve science education beyond an instructor-by-instructor basis. Five years on, a major initiative piloted on eight campuses seems to be working.

October 2, 2017
Band members from Cornell and Brown take a knee, as do football players at the University of New Mexico. Off the field, protests continue.

October 2, 2017
Frank Boyd, associate provost at Illinois Wesleyan University, has been selected as vice president of academic affairs and academic dean at Guilford College, in North Carolina.

September 29, 2017
As science and engineering Ph.D. students progress through their programs, many lose interest in academic careers, report finds. Study's authors say findings suggest changes are needed in Ph.D. training.

September 29, 2017
The Department of Education rolls out updated information on its college transparency tool, including a new comparison feature.

September 29, 2017
Senior university leaders in Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands and elsewhere in the Caribbean discuss the damage caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which destroyed buildings and displaced students.

September 29, 2017
Professor used historical imagery of a strike being put down violently in criticizing Colorado State’s move to lay off employees. University then blocked him from using his university email account.

September 29, 2017
Health experts are criticizing a new trend in college drinking -- “Jansporting,” where students try to force a drinker to sit upright to avoid choking on vomit.

September 28, 2017
Boston College and UC Riverside share how they quickly hired more faculty members from underrepresented minority groups, without relying on hard numerical targets or costly initiatives.

September 28, 2017
The federal student loan program expires Sept. 30, and it’s unclear if an extension will go through -- despite backing from colleges and bipartisan support.

September 28, 2017
Enrollment at graduate schools is still increasing, but at a slower pace than before. Researchers point to a market correction and declining growth in international students.

September 28, 2017
Baltimore’s struggling two-year college considers a tuition-free program while undergoing a state-mandated reorganization. But some experts question what level of quality they’re offering students for free.

September 28, 2017
In Germany, they fear online harassment and the watchful eyes of those who support the Turkish government.

September 28, 2017
Gail F. Baker, dean of the College of Communication, Fine Arts and Media and executive associate to the Chancellor at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, has been chosen as provost and vice president of academic affairs at the University of San Diego.

September 27, 2017
Bribery and corruption charges against four coaches and high-level executives underscore -- again -- the big money and the influence of corporations in recruiting, and may be another external blow to college sports.

September 27, 2017
Attorney General Sessions blasts colleges on issues of free expression.

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