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June 25, 2018
A Russian agency has revoked the accreditation of a prestigious private university, the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences (logo at right), “in what critics fear could further erode independent education in the country," The Moscow Times reported.
June 21, 2018
The University of Exeter apologized after a career services employee included a quote from a German World War II general in what was meant to be a motivational email to students, the BBC reported. An Exeter spokesman said the career services staff member found the quote from the German general, Erwin Rommel, on the website Quotefancy. The quote reads, "One cannot permit unique opportunities to slip by for the sake of trifles."
June 20, 2018
Pathway providers are shaking up the international student recruitment landscape, and the incentives they offer recruiting agents are attracting scrutiny.
June 20, 2018
Some third-party pathway partnerships have ended.
June 19, 2018
The number of universities contracting with corporate entities to recruit for and manage first-year programs for international students keeps growing. As competition increases, institutions report mixed results with the model.
June 19, 2018
Third-party pathway programs have a wide range of academic and financial models. Here's an overview and some of the key corporate players.
June 19, 2018
Kings Education mostly recruits students to small private institutions with the expectation of transfer. At one Kings partner, those the company recruited made up almost 40 percent of all undergraduates last fall.
June 19, 2018
At a time when the numbers of new international students coming to the U.S. has declined, the United Kingdom is making it easier for many international students to get visas to study there.
June 18, 2018
Supreme Court of Canada says law society acted reasonably in denying approval to proposed Christian law school with a code of conduct prohibiting same-sex sexual activity.
June 13, 2018
The University of Oxford is being mocked for an email in which administrators suggested that the "highly developed social conscience" of students draws homeless people to the city of Oxford, the BBC reported. Two administrators wrote to students to dissuade them from participating in a tradition known as “trashing,” where they cover one another with champagne, confetti, eggs and foam.

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April 20, 2007
In wake of Virginia Tech shootings, colleges respond to wave of copycat bomb scares with extra attention.
April 17, 2007
A killing spree leaves 33 dead, a shocked campus, and questions about security.
April 2, 2007
Some institutions accept N.Y. attorney general's settlement offer to change student loan practices and repay disputed funds.
March 9, 2007
A House of Representatives subcommittee lambasted college leaders Thursday for their perceived failure in stemming the illegal downloading of music and movies by students. Committee members, responding to complaints by the entertainment industry that campuses have been slow to restrict copyright infringement, pressed for answers and made vague threats about possible changes in intellectual property law that could result if higher education as a whole does not adopt a more aggressive approach.
January 31, 2007
At meeting of accreditors, officials acknowledge need to measure student learning, but fear oversimplification.

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