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Dreamers in Jeopardy

December 8, 2016 - 12:14pm
Immigrant students share what college means to them, and their fears as they wait for Donald J. Trump and his administration to take office.   
Categories: Higher Education News

A Sex-Assault Case Pits Privacy Against Transparency

December 8, 2016 - 2:55am
Eli Capilouto, Kentucky’s president, stopped by The Chronicle's offices this week to talk about the case and the university’s broader efforts to create an environment where victims feel they can safely and confidentially report those crimes.
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Resident Advisers at George Washington U. Attempt to Open a New Union Front

December 8, 2016 - 2:55am
A proposed union at the university, which would be the first of its kind at a private institution, is caught up in a familiar debate over whether such employees should be considered students or workers.
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Education Dept. Approves Sale of U. of Phoenix Owner, With Strict Conditions

December 7, 2016 - 4:35pm
The department said it was requiring the buyers to post a letter of credit amounting to nearly $386 million.
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USA Funds Moves to Further Focus on Education Philanthropy and Investing

December 7, 2016 - 2:08pm
The $1-billion organization said it would shed its loan-guarantee affiliates, allowing it to pursue its new mission of ensuring that college leads to meaningful results for students.
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NCAA Rules Ex-Official at Cal State-Northridge Committed Academic Misconduct

December 7, 2016 - 12:50pm
The university did not investigate and monitor its former director of basketball operations, who provided "impermissible academic benefits" to 10 players on the men's team.
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A White Supremacist Incites a Crowd at Texas A&M

December 7, 2016 - 2:55am
While Richard B. Spencer goaded a sometimes raucous audience in the student center, hundreds gathered at a unity event across the street to oppose his racist rhetoric.
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The Scholars Who Study the Alt-Right, a Movement Defined by White Supremacists

December 7, 2016 - 2:55am
Professors tracking the fringe faction’s rise have gotten a lot more attention since Donald J. Trump won the presidency.
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What You Should Know About the Professor Who Has Trump’s Ear on the Economy

December 7, 2016 - 2:54am
Peter Navarro, an economist in UC-Irvine’s business school, has positions on trade that few in his field share. But the president-elect is listening.
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Charles Reed, Longtime Chancellor of Cal State, Dies at 75

December 6, 2016 - 6:54pm
He navigated the system through an enrollment boom, savage state budget cuts, and a rocky relationship with the faculty union, but always put a priority on access.
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Baylor and U. of Louisville Get Heat From Accreditor

December 6, 2016 - 11:59am
Both universities were penalized for a year by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools' Commission on Colleges.
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Education Dept. Denies Student-Aid Funds to 2 For-Profit Colleges

December 6, 2016 - 11:58am
The department found that Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business had committed fraud involving Title IV funding.
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New Jersey Will Forgive Student-Loan Debt of Dead Borrowers

December 6, 2016 - 9:09am
The bill, signed by Gov. Chris Christie on Monday, follows an investigation that found the state's student-loan program to have "extraordinarily stringent" rules.
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U. of Notre Dame Is Undecided on Whether to Invite Trump to Speak at Commencement

December 6, 2016 - 9:09am
Traditionally, the university has invited the president to give the commencement speech during his first year in office.
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A Population in Flux Forces Colleges to Adapt

December 6, 2016 - 2:56am
New projections of high-school graduates foresee a period of continued stagnation that threatens enrollments. In Pennsylvania, colleges are trying an array of strategies in response to those changes.
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Research Universities Hope Trump’s Infrastructure Plans Could Be a Boon to High-Speed Communications

December 6, 2016 - 2:55am
The president-elect has focused mostly on brick-and-mortar projects like roads and bridges. Academics hope his administration will also dedicate new federal money to a better internet.
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December 5, 2016 - 11:11am
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Will Higher Education Be ‘Trumped’ by State Lawmakers?

December 5, 2016 - 2:55am
The president-elect has called for rolling back many of the college-related regulations enacted under President Obama. State lawmakers may feel compelled to follow or reject the new administration’s lead.
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For Undocumented Students, Trump Adds New Risk to Study Abroad

December 5, 2016 - 2:55am
Those traveling overseas are being advised to return before the president-elect takes office. If they don’t, they could be blocked from re-entering the United States.
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A Push to 'Expand White Privilege'

December 4, 2016 - 4:31pm
The white supremacist Richard Spencer sees college campuses as an important recruiting ground and hopes to visit "all the major ones."
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