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February 19, 2018
Among those murdered were one student who had committed to attending the University of Indianapolis and another who was bound for Lynn University. Plus, past articles on colleges and national policies on gun violence.

February 16, 2018
Administrators in their 60s and 70s keep snagging prestigious university presidencies. Some see a roadblock rising in front of a new generation of more diverse leaders, while others believe boards are valuing experience and wisdom.

February 16, 2018
Scholarly society for engineers and technologists is on blast once again for allegedly minimizing the work of female historians who write about bias against women in technology.

February 16, 2018
Senate Democrats want to use $4 billion from the budget deal for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, but some higher education groups have other ideas for the money.

February 16, 2018
In a fast-changing world, nearly everything is unsettled in higher education.

February 16, 2018
Bard College opens its second "microcollege" in Brooklyn Public Library. The free program, which selects ambitious applicants from underprivileged backgrounds, culminates in an associate's degree.

February 15, 2018
FBI director Christopher Wray tells Senate panel that American academe is naïve about the intelligence risks posed by Chinese students and scholars. Some worry his testimony risks tarring a big group of students as a security threat.

February 15, 2018
In a blow to the graduate student union movement on private campuses, three would-be unions withdraw their petitions from the National Labor Relations Board, saying they'll instead return to seeking voluntary recognition.

February 15, 2018
Journal article reveals that anger and confusion at University of Missouri in 2015 were due in part to fabricated reports that were part of a disinformation campaign from Russia.

February 15, 2018
German professors are more likely to respond to those seeking information on doctoral programs if they are educated in the U.S. than at more prestigious institutions in some Asian countries, study finds.

February 15, 2018
Alvernia University: John Hope Bryant, founder, chairman and CEO of Operation HOPE. Bridgewater College, in Virginia: Carrie Morgridge, vice president of the Morgridge Family Foundation and CEO of mindSpark Learning. Emmanuel College: Jackie MacMullan, the author and broadcaster.

February 14, 2018
New York governor Andrew Cuomo has made huge claims and drawn sharp criticism with his higher ed policies. The numbers show neither his biggest boasts nor his angriest detractors are entirely correct.

February 14, 2018
Princeton professor who was criticized for using the word in a class on hate speech cancels the course.

February 14, 2018
House GOP proposal would end formula that favored private colleges in Northeast. But it would also mean cuts in funds to some public institutions with strong records educating low-income students and send more money to for-profit colleges.

February 14, 2018
A prison writing instructor and the son of a former inmate, Patrick Berry discusses his new book on the role of higher education behind bars.

February 14, 2018
Borough of Manhattan Community College, of the City University of New York, is starting an associate degree program in child and youth studies. Brandeis University is starting a master of science in robotic software engineering.

February 13, 2018
Historian’s “quit lit” essay asks readers to consider what’s lost -- personally but especially in terms of disciplinary knowledge -- with so many scholars leaving a broken system behind.

February 13, 2018
Stanford, while previously adamant in promoting campus free expression, has struggled after posters on immigration were posted in a dormitory, challenging the consistency of the university’s policies.

February 13, 2018
White House budget proposal isn't likely to serve as framework for Congress, but it reflects many of the same higher ed priorities as House Republicans.

February 13, 2018
Retention and graduation rates increase for community colleges that beef up or get creative with their student advising services.

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