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September 23, 2016
GOP candidate vows to work with Congress to push wealthy colleges and universities to spend more on students. Move comes as top endowments report losses.

September 23, 2016
Data show that students who earn C's in foundational courses are much less likely to graduate. As a result, U of Arizona may require some C students to repeat a course.

September 23, 2016
U of Tennessee investigates professor and popular conservative blogger for tweeting that drivers should "run down" protesters in North Carolina.

September 23, 2016
New federal data show rising number of students receiving Pell Grants while median family incomes of recipients fall.

September 23, 2016
Admissions officers talk about changing the way applications are read in order to keep up with demographic changes.

September 23, 2016
Dispute at Cornell University centers on a program allowing international students to work.

September 23, 2016
Speakers suggest areas to examine as small colleges try to change their business models.

September 22, 2016
Gender-based discrimination in the academic workplace isn’t always overt, but the “shrapnel” of small indignities stays with you. That’s the premise of a new book on this kind of bias, and how to alleviate it.

September 22, 2016
The Commission on the Future of Undergraduate Education releases its first report, using data to lay out a broad picture of students at today's two- and four-year colleges.

September 22, 2016
NCAA calls on college leaders to sign pledge promising to recruit and interview more women and ethnic minorities for top sports positions, but stops short of requiring institutions to do so.

September 22, 2016
Computer-generated gobbledygook can pass for the real thing with many faculty members, study finds.

September 22, 2016
Sept. 22, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Admissions Directors was conducted in conjunction with researchers from Gallup. Inside Higher Ed regularly surveys key higher ed professionals on a range of topics. On Thursday, Oct. 6, Inside Higher Ed presented a free webinar to discuss the results of the survey. View the webinar here. The Inside Higher Ed survey of admissions directors was made possible in part by support from Hobsons, Jenzabar, NRCCUA, TimeTrade and the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

September 21, 2016
New study adds to evidence that student reviews of professors have limited validity.

September 21, 2016
Responding to sharp criticism, regional accrediting agencies will focus extra attention on institutions with below-average performance.

September 21, 2016
Belmont kicks out freshman who used slur and suggested that black National Football League athletes who raised their fists during national anthem "need a damn bullet in their head."

September 21, 2016
Urging colleges to change a recruiting culture that targets middle schoolers, Ivy League announces proposals for curbing early recruitment of athletes.

September 21, 2016
Author discusses new book on the relationship between the "sharing economy" and the erosion of faculty rights.

September 20, 2016
U.S. Justice Department finds that Berkeley MOOCs and YouTube content don't meet federal requirements.

September 20, 2016
MOOC-based master's degree initiative expands to more than a dozen universities. Will learners opt to enroll or settle for a certificate?

September 20, 2016
Facing backlash and accusations of squelching academic freedom, a class is restored.

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