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Dartmouth's competitive business school announces new criteria for admission.

Trump Administration Backs Off Reshuffling of Student Debt Collection

An Education Department plan to begin cutting large debt collection firms out of the student loan system is on hold after Congress warned against move.

The Increasingly High Price of Confidentiality

University governing boards are taking extreme steps to keep secret the names of finalists for presidencies, writes Judith Wilde, sometimes even tapping campus police for help.

New Tool for Open-Access Research

A new search engine that aims to connect nonacademics with open-access research will be launched this fall. Get the Research...

Scholars Decry Arrest of Ph.D. Student in Egypt

The Middle East Studies Association has sent a letter to Egyptian authorities protesting the detention and arrest in Cairo of...

Cambridge Criticized for Hiring Anti-Gay Scholar

The University of Cambridge, in Britain, is being criticized for hiring Aron Wall, currently a postdoc at Stanford University 's...

President of Roger Williams University Dies Suddenly

Donald J. Farish (right), president of Roger Williams University, died Thursday at age 75 after what a university statement described...