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February 9, 2018
Under potential new policy, student groups at the University of Minnesota could be held responsible if their individual members break the rules. Critics see problems in the potential for collective punishment.

February 9, 2018
French president's alma mater sees surge in international applications.

February 9, 2018
Andreas Cangellaris, dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been selected as vice chancellor for academic affairs and provost there.

February 8, 2018
Senate budget agreement lifts spending caps in ways that could enable significant gains in spending on research and student aid. But no solution is provided for undocumented students.

February 8, 2018
Two major journals experiment with "registered reports," agreeing to publish articles based on their design and potential significance, not their results. Could this be a model for others, and one solution to the reproducibility crisis?

February 8, 2018
Author discusses his new book, which combines intellectual history with a case for open access.

February 8, 2018
First-generation college students are less likely to persist and graduate than are children of college-educated parents, a national study finds.

February 8, 2018
Universities are turning to secret shoppers, not to spy on competitors, but to keep tabs on third-party vendors that run key functions like admissions.

February 8, 2018
Citadel: Lieutenant General John Rosa, who is retiring as the college's president. College of Charleston: Matt Czuchry, the actor; Bruce Howe Hendricks, a federal judge; and Brian Rutenberg, an artist.

February 7, 2018
New data suggest that STEM majors are not the only route to success.

February 7, 2018
Higher education groups forcefully criticize House GOP's plan to reshape the federal student aid system and how it holds colleges accountable.

February 7, 2018
Author discusses new book on what he views as the dangers of an obsession with numbers in analyzing admissions, academic success, faculty productivity and more in higher education.

February 7, 2018
Though University of Texas at Austin called getting rid of fees for counseling "a new investment" in mental health, few institutions charge students for these visits.

February 7, 2018
Cabrini University Dawn Francis, communication Michelle Szpara, graduate education Colby College Dean Allbritton, Spanish David Angelini, biology Travis Reynolds, environmental studies Middlebury College William Amidon, geology Christal Brown, dance Irina Feldman, Spanish Erick Gong, economics Damascus Kafumbe, music Williams College

February 6, 2018
Alumni donors help push charitable totals to $43.6 billion in 2017.

February 6, 2018
Scholar at respected professional organization sets off Twitter furor by questioning new book on technology and discrimination that he later admitted he hadn't read. 

February 6, 2018
Description of conservative group's gathering said immigration has turned U.S. into "porcelain receptacle for other nations’ wretched refuse." Group said rhetoric was intentionally hyperbolic, and that students canceled the event.

February 6, 2018
Regional accreditors weigh in on graduation rates with an analysis of colleges with low rates, but the agencies argue against using a "bright-line" approach.

February 6, 2018
The consortium, which recently declared bankruptcy, may have found a white knight to continue the work of its Horizon Project.

February 5, 2018
Study counters widely held views about how students' political views change when they arrive in college.

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