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May 16, 2016
Private colleges and universities are trying new strategies after discount rates rose to unseen levels yet again.

May 16, 2016
Since Wednesday, students have occupied part of humanities college at Seattle University, demanding shifts in curriculum and resignation of dean alleged to have used slur to refer to book title.

May 16, 2016
Conference at Georgetown U discusses how to train future ed-tech leaders and whether creating a new discipline is the answer.

May 16, 2016
Too often, service learning prioritizes students over the people with whom they work, Randy Stoecker argues in a new book.

May 16, 2016
ACT accuses College Board of jumping the gun in explaining how to compare scores on the new SAT. Many debate impact of seemingly higher SAT scores under new test.

May 13, 2016
Campaign co-chair describes ideas being prepared for fall campaign. Among them: getting government out of student lending, requiring colleges to share in risk of loans, discouraging borrowing by liberal arts majors and moving OCR to Justice Department.

May 13, 2016
Study by faculty members at West Point finds students perform better academically when laptops and tablets are banned from the classroom.

May 13, 2016
Frustrated with how colleges have handled their claims of sexual abuse, more students are turning to social media to publicize their cases.

May 13, 2016
Over the next nine years, the country will be short as many as 95,000 doctors. To attract them to underserved areas, medical schools are forming regional partnerships.

May 13, 2016
Erika D. Beck, provost and executive vice president of Nevada State College, has been appointed as president of California State University Channel Islands. Andrea Daniel, executive vice president of Athens Technical College, in Georgia, has been promoted to president there.

May 12, 2016
U.S. Representative Tom Reed discusses his legislation requiring colleges with wealthiest endowments to spend more on student aid -- or face penalties.

May 12, 2016
Controversial Ball State U professor earns tenure despite past allegations that he pushed creationism in the science classroom.

May 12, 2016
Republican senator renews debate over federal support for studies whose significance is not immediately apparent.

May 12, 2016
U of Cambridge introduces business program that is one of the most expensive degrees in the world.

May 11, 2016
Rutgers professors vote a second time to seek access to and limits on use of data from Academic Analytics -- as faculty advocates vow to take such criticism to other campuses.

May 11, 2016
Professors at Syracuse University fight a plan that they say reflects the wrong priorities at a time of staff buyouts.

May 11, 2016
System president's email criticizing tenure expectations and comparing professors to railroad brakemen adds to faculty frustration in Wisconsin. But the governor likes the email.

May 11, 2016
The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics says it may explore ways to allow players to profit off their names and likenesses, though some members argue too few athletes would benefit from such a change.

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