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Cappella-Strayer Merger Is Latest Sign of Upheaval in For-Profit Sector

October 30, 2017 - 12:16pm
Strayer Education Inc. and the Capella Education Company announced on Monday that they would combine.
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John Grisham: A Candid Conversation on For-Profit Colleges and His Latest Thriller

October 30, 2017 - 11:44am
John Grisham has found a new bad guy: The for-profit college industry. Hear an interview with the best-selling author.
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Shadowy ‘Professor’ Is at the Center of the Latest Revelation in the Trump-Russia Probe

October 30, 2017 - 11:21am
Court documents allege that an unnamed professor may have been a go-between for an adviser to the Trump presidential campaign and the Russian government.
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Play Inspires Learning. But What Is Play, Exactly?

October 29, 2017 - 4:30pm
The connection between recreation and re-creation is a more effective, permanent way of learning new things, says Mitchel Resnick, of the MIT Media Lab.
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Low-Cost Work-Study Revamps

October 29, 2017 - 4:30pm
No budget? No problem. A few tweaks, and no additional funds, can make students’ jobs more relevant to their career goals.
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Making Students’ Jobs More Meaningful

October 29, 2017 - 4:30pm
Ryerson and Clemson Universities are among those helping students develop career skills in their campus gigs.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (11/3/2017)

October 29, 2017 - 4:20pm
Iowa State University has named its agriculture dean as the next president. The University of Arizona Honors College has chosen a new dean.
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Impeachment of Black Student Leader Raises Uncomfortable Questions at Clemson U.

October 27, 2017 - 4:56pm
The vote comes one month after the student-government vice president led a protest during the Pledge of Allegiance.
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College of the Ozarks Now Requires Course in ‘Patriotic Education and Fitness’

October 27, 2017 - 4:33pm
Topics in the class at the small Christian college in Missouri include map reading, the formation of American government, and rifle marksmanship.
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A Radical College’s Public Meltdown

October 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
How a season of racial protests turned Evergreen State College’s self-examination into a national spectacle.
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In Faculty Job Searches, Partner’s ‘Movability’ Affects Women More Than Men

October 27, 2017 - 3:56pm
Search committees often consider a woman’s relationship status, but not a man’s, a study has found.
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U. of North Dakota Professor Resigns, Citing Rejection of Proposed Lectures on Pipeline Protests

October 27, 2017 - 3:13pm
The proposal, the second to be rejected, would have covered how the Standing Rock Tribe, which led the protests, was discussed on social media.
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Liberty U. President Says Trump Could Be ‘Greatest President Since Abraham Lincoln’

October 27, 2017 - 2:24pm
Jerry Falwell Jr., leader of the evangelical online-learning behemoth, continues to be the U.S. president’s closest ally in higher education.
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Candice Jackson on Campus Sex Assault: ‘We’re Not Asking Schools to Step In as Courts of Law’

October 26, 2017 - 4:34pm
The acting assistant secretary for civil rights spoke to a congressional task force as the Education Department weighs changes in Title IX policy.
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U. of Arkansas System Considers Changes to Ease Tenured-Faculty Firings

October 26, 2017 - 3:49pm
The university says the proposal is merely an effort to align with “current law and best practices.” Some professors say making collegiality a criterion in faculty evaluations is an attack on academic freedom.
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Clemson Student Leader, Who Sat During Pledge of Allegiance as Protest, Is Impeached

October 26, 2017 - 3:00pm
A university spokesman said the move to take action against Jaren Stewart began before he started protesting in solidarity with athletes who kneel during the playing of the national anthem.
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After Outcry, U. of Wisconsin Drops Plan to Suspend Admissions to 2-Year M.B.A. Program

October 26, 2017 - 1:01pm
With declines in applications at many American business schools, especially from abroad, students and alumni fear their programs will close.
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Supercomputers, a Status Symbol in Academe, Compete With the Cloud

October 26, 2017 - 12:44pm
For research universities, the machines confer big-league status. But in-house experts, who can guide researchers to the best computing options, are growing in esteem.
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Talking Teaching With Your Colleagues

October 26, 2017 - 9:38am
Discussions about teaching are often confined to the department level. But dialogue across disciplines can be fostered in unexpected ways.
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Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration Encourages Conversations About Teaching

October 26, 2017 - 9:38am
Discussions about teaching are often confined to the department level. But dialogue across disciplines can be fostered in unexpected ways.
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