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Calbright Gains Accreditation

Calbright College, California’s first all-online community college, received accreditation from the Distance Education Accrediting Commission on Friday. The initial accreditation...
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New Data Show How Students Fare After Graduate School

At 24 institutions, students have accumulated more than $25 million in interest five years into repayment, while at one university, balances grew by $289 million.

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Weighing Retracting an Abortion Critic’s Work, With Lawyers Involved

Frontiers in Psychology retracted a paper by Priscilla K. Coleman. The British Journal of Psychiatry declined to retract another, after which editorial board members resigned. It’s a fight over abortion research in the post-Roe era.

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W.Va. Governor Wants to Save Alderson Broaddus

Alderson Broaddus University faced a vote from a state oversight board that could have prompted its closure. Then the governor stepped in, though without a clear plan.

A light-skinned person with short dark hair and glasses balances two options in their hands: on the left, national public universities, and on the right, regional publics.

Competition for Students Presents ‘Fraught’ Route Forward

Prospective students view regional public colleges as more affordable but also as having less stature and academic rigor than the national public universities now recruiting those students, new report says.

Union: UC Berkeley Graduate Student Researchers Get Back Pay

University of California, Berkeley, graduate student researchers have received around $600,000 in back pay, their union announced Wednesday. The payouts...
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Princeton Professor Objects to Retraction of Economics Paper

American Economic Review retracted an economics paper, it said, upon the authors’ request. But an author said it was without his consent.

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Texas A&M Professor Suspended for Allegedly Criticizing Lieutenant Governor

Texas A&M already lost its president in the wake of a Texas Tribune article on the mishandled hiring of a Black professor. Now, the Tribune connects politics to the investigation of a current professor.