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U.S. Panel Wants Higher Ed Accreditors to ‘Step Up’

Report says current rules set inconsistent and sometimes inadequate expectations regarding student achievement, but it stops short of suggesting “bright-line” standards for agencies.

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The Toll of a Botched Hire

Texas A&M announces it will pay Kathleen McElroy $1 million and concludes that the university’s prior president, despite protestations to the contrary, played a key role in the mess.

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Law Schools Split on ChatGPT in Admissions Essays

Some say failing to teach law students to use artificial intelligence is “malpractice,” but the role ChatGPT should have in law school admissions is unclear.

Community Schools and Summer Learning Loss: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Laura Bronstein, professor of social work at Binghamton University, examines how community schools can help...
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Program Launch: Inclusive Mentorship Training for Campus Leaders

A six-part training program equips faculty, staff and other college mentors with resources and tools to promote student success.

Wisconsin-Oshkosh Will Cut 200 Jobs Amid $18M Deficit

The University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh will impose layoffs and furloughs and offer early retirement to other employees as part...
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Scaling Up: Peer-Learning Program Grows Across Colleges

Western Illinois University will expand its academic peer support program for STEM students across campuses and partner with a local community college to launch the program there as well.

UCLA Chancellor to Resign

University of California, Los Angeles, chancellor Gene Block is stepping down, effective next summer, ending a 17-year run at one...