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December 20, 2016
MIT management professors push data-based model they say is more predictive of an academic's future research success than traditional methods of peer review in tenure.

December 20, 2016
Trump’s cabinet picks, other policy signals lead scientists and physicians to issue warnings on direction of incoming administration.

December 20, 2016
The wage gap between college degree holders and workers without a degree has not grown in recent years, and a new study says the culprit is information technology's displacement of "routine" jobs.

December 20, 2016
AP reveals political science professor who cited a focus group as key source for his many interviews and essays never had one.

December 20, 2016
Figures Simmons provided U.S. News about a nursing program were so wrong it was declared "unranked," but the college kept badge of honor on its website.

December 19, 2016
Students appear to have moved on from Yik Yak, once a prime app for anonymous gossip and racist comments -- a relief for administrators struggling to curb online bullying.

December 19, 2016
Barnard focuses on companies that deny science as it seeks to balance concern over climate change with financial responsibility and its own values.

December 19, 2016
Boycott by football players focused on issues of due process for 10 suspended athletes. But as university's investigation into sexual assault revealed damning details, support for the athletes ebbed and boycott was dropped.

December 19, 2016
With reaccreditation at risk, Alamo Colleges drop course based on the 7 Habits self-help book that board had approved to replace a humanities requirement.

December 19, 2016
Faculty objected as legislators moved to strip trustee appointment powers from a governorship their party no longer controls.

December 16, 2016
If Trump administration changes the rules on colleges’ obligations in adjudicating sex assault charges, will institutions change their policies?

December 16, 2016
Stony Brook may be reviewing scholarship behind dissertation approved in philosophy for figure active in white nationalist circles. Some worry about academic freedom implications of such a review.

December 16, 2016
New study dumps cold water on the value of wage data to prospective students who are place bound and headed to less-selective colleges.

December 16, 2016
Tulane’s technology team sent 130 applicants welcome messages, giving them their university email addresses and passwords. Turns out, these applicants hadn’t been admitted.

December 16, 2016
Karen Aubrey, associate dean in the Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences at Augusta University, in Georgia, has been chosen as vice president for academic affairs at LaGrange College, also in Georgia.

December 15, 2016
Jacksonville University is starting a master of science in dentistry. St. Mary's University, in Texas, is starting an M.B.A. for working professionals.

December 15, 2016
A new report from American Academy of Arts and Sciences makes a data-based case for building U.S. capacity for foreign languages.

December 15, 2016
State audit finds fault with management structure and decisions under former president, who responds that auditors failed to consider Louisville's "amazing academic trajectory."

December 15, 2016
Authors discuss their new book on the success -- in educational attainment and business -- of Indians in the United States.

December 15, 2016
British universities already report that some students and professors are wary of coming to their institutions.

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