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Professor is suspended for usi...

Feb 1, 2019 by

Professor is suspended for using the N-word in class. He was discussing language in a James Baldwin essay. Given the slur’s...

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U of Illinois Faculty Senate c...

Jan 29, 2019 by

U of Illinois Faculty Senate is considering what to do about students who want to disrupt classes over political disagreements with...

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Do historians miss the ideals ...

Jan 6, 2019 by

Historians discuss efforts to evaluate student learning far beyond a grade. By Colleen Flaherty – CHICAGO — A 2018 paper...

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In quest for long-term sustain...

Dec 18, 2018 by

Online education provider edX has unveiled a new plan to monetize its massive open online courses, but observers say the real...

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Gender studies scholars say th...

Dec 5, 2018 by

Scholars say their field is coming under increasing pressures from forces outside the academy who want to delegitimize it. The...

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Admissions officials react to ...

Dec 3, 2018 by

After report on abuse at school famous for sending low-income black students to top colleges, admissions officials engage in...

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Rescinding the gainful employm...

Nov 20, 2018 by

Rescinding the gainful-employment rule will mean important performance data will disappear from public view, write Paul Glastris and...

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What UK Parents Are Doing Abou...

Nov 14, 2018 by

When it comes to exports, the US ranks third behind China and the European Union. But even while it trails in the exportation of...

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New book renews debate about d...

Nov 3, 2018 by

New book outlines how rich donors have become more assertive about how their money should be used and explores the costs to higher...

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Guilty verdict in college bask...

Oct 26, 2018 by

The guilty verdicts in the men’s basketball corruption trial will rattle the NCAA, athletics experts say. At the beginning of...

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Chinese companies seek to buy ...

Oct 15, 2018 by

When a Chinese company seeks to buy an American music college, opponents of the sale raise academic freedom concerns. Over the last...

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Federal judge orders trial on ...

Sep 29, 2018 by

Edward Blum is the director of the Project on Fair Representation. University and those suing it both lose bids for a legal victory...

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Why one academic spends hours ...

Sep 23, 2018 by

Julie Libarkin is a passionate advocate for women in academe, specifically their right to study and work without being sexually...

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Colleges and politicians promo...

Sep 22, 2018 by

Some views are allowed to go unchallenged in higher education today, writes Kamden K. Strunk, while those from marginalized groups...

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University’s $999 online...

Aug 28, 2018 by

An online textbook priced at almost $1,000 has infuriated students trying to navigate an already confusing textbook marketplace, but...

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Christian student group sues U...

Aug 4, 2018 by

University of Iowa says it’s trying to assure equal opportunity by not letting registered groups bar gay students from...

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Don’t Turn It Around. Change I...

Jun 25, 2018 by

The questions to ask about enrollment. Matt Reed – “What are you going to do to turn around our falling enrollments?” Lots of...

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