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February 15, 2019
Shift at Melbourne University Publishing raises question of whether nonacademic books can be used to subsidize academic publishing.

February 14, 2019
The 2016 Democratic primary was defined in part by free college. But contenders seeking the party's nomination in 2020 have focused on a wide range of issues in higher ed, including debt relief, for-profits and sexual misconduct.

February 14, 2019
The Oregonian reports on a series of cases in which Saudi students at U.S. colleges were accused of crimes but disappeared before facing U.S. criminal charges. Two senators introduce legislation calling for investigation of Saudi government's role.

February 14, 2019
Cornell officials acted instantly when an honoree at an event used the word "Negro." Many present were upset but praised the university for not ignoring what happened.

February 14, 2019
Liberal arts college has won praise for recruiting talented low-income students, but rising tuition discounting has cut into funding.

February 14, 2019
Bradley J. Cook, provost at Southern Utah University, has been selected as president of Snow College, also in Utah. David Daigler, vice president and chief financial officer of the Maine Community College System, has been promoted to president there.

February 13, 2019
Lessons learned from the Wright State strike: professors will fight against an imposed contract, for their right to bargain over health care -- and for basic respect.

February 13, 2019
A lawsuit alleging rampant sexual misconduct among Yale's Greek chapters has demanded they admit women.

February 13, 2019
Nebraska-based Creighton to build a new, $99 million medical school in Phoenix, nearly 1,300 miles from home in Omaha, to supply doctors to underserved area.

February 13, 2019
Amarillo College is starting an associate of science program in biotechnology. Bay Path University has started an Ed.D. in higher education leadership and organizational studies.

February 12, 2019
American Historical Association says hiring committees shouldn't ask for letters of recommendation until candidates pass a first look.

February 12, 2019
Lindenwood president let go after conflict with board, which says he engaged in "conduct believed to warrant" his firing.

February 12, 2019
The booming popularity of esports has started a vociferous debate over whether the NCAA or another entity will regulate the industry for colleges and universities.

February 12, 2019
AAUP report says Nunez CC fired a longtime professor of English when he asked too many questions about how it would meet reaccreditation requirements on assessment.

February 12, 2019
A new survey finds they believe too much work and too little money keep them from graduating. But they also cite problems with online education and parking.

February 11, 2019
Linfield College is moving forward with a plan to cut its faculty -- apparently with or without professors' input.

February 11, 2019
Hundreds of political scientists back colleague who accused lieutenant governor; Duke removes him from an advisory board; new accusation made about Duke failing to respond to rape report; racist yearbook photos found at more institutions.

February 11, 2019
Nearly six years after Middlebury rejected a push to divest, the college announces that it will slowly draw down fossil fuel holdings in its $1 billion endowment. What changed?

February 11, 2019
Resident assistants at University of Michigan are worried about not being able to remove racist or other offensive language from dormitory doors. Officials say they can't suppress free expression.

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