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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.

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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.

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A Homecoming of Sorts for Freshman Survey

The American Council on Education will jointly manage UCLA’s Higher Education Research Institute, which produces the longitudinal survey of students and other studies.

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Connecting Adult Ed Programs and Community Colleges

The Maine Department of Education has placed advisers on community college campuses to help students bridge the gap between adult education programs and colleges.

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UC Berkeley Student Protest Keeps Anthropology Library Open—Kind Of

Student protesters and faculty support dwindled over the nearly three-month occupation of the anthropology library.