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January 2, 2020
A look at what happened in 2019 and what’s to come in 2020 with Inside Higher Ed’s eighth annual in-and-out list.

January 2, 2020
New research highlights the differences in students’ sense of belonging by race, institution type and first-generation status.

January 2, 2020
Lake Superior State issues annual list of words to avoid.

December 20, 2019
Brandeis has added caste identity as "a recognized and protected characteristic" in the institution's antidiscrimination policy. The move was made to address caste distinctions among students and faculty members of South Asian descent.

December 20, 2019
Proposed spending bill would let people use 529 savings plans to pay down student loans. Critics say the move would mostly benefit those with enough resources to contribute to a plan.

December 20, 2019
New report examines access to postsecondary opportunities by ZIP code, questions the impact of free college and says for-profit institutions fill gaps between public colleges.

December 20, 2019
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December 19, 2019
New program tries to address student debt concerns after college dropped no-loan policy. Can its targeted, relatively inexpensive model work?

December 19, 2019
A new network of international education professionals is trying to get the field to face the crisis of climate change -- and the carbon emissions generated by student air travel -- head-on.

December 19, 2019
Civil service hostility and legislative complexities seen as obstacles.

December 19, 2019
Colleges send messages (and humor) to their friends.

December 19, 2019
Tony Allen, provost at Delaware State University, has been promoted to president there. Jack Bagwell, vice president for academic affairs at Piedmont Technical College, in South Carolina, has been selected as president of College of the Albemarle, in North Carolina.

December 18, 2019
Study suggests that professors should standardize their grading curves, saying it's an efficient way to boost women's enrollment in STEM.

December 18, 2019
Final exams and papers can compound end-of-semester anxiety. Colleges are increasingly offering students coping mechanisms and enhanced mental health services at this time of the year.

December 18, 2019
Arrupe College, a two-year institution attached to Loyola Chicago, surpasses its public counterparts in typical benchmarks of student success. Now, the Jesuits plan to spread the model elsewhere.

December 18, 2019
Congressional budget deal includes meaningful increases in funding for higher education and scientific research, ignoring deep slashes proposed by the Trump administration.

December 18, 2019
Starting Off Hampshire College is starting a campaign to raise $60 million by 2024. Thus far, $10.7 million has been raised. Finishing Up

December 17, 2019
Men frame their research findings more positively than do women, finds a new study. Why does that matter, and how should science respond?

December 17, 2019
While some institutions are having success speeding up instruction of English as a second language, some instructors are skeptical because of limited information about what models work best.

December 17, 2019
More employers are using applicant tracking systems to hire employees. Some colleges are using new AI-based tools, like VMock, to help students keep up.

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