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In Her Own Words, Joyce Carol Oates Is a Teacher First

November 16, 2014 - 10:01pm

A retirement party held by admiring fellow faculty members at Princeton left the writer "feeling really posthumous."

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Tangled in Red Tape

November 16, 2014 - 10:00pm

The multiplying regulations that colleges must follow bring new costs and headaches. For what?

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Rutgers Names New Business Dean; Clement Price, Historian, Dies at 69

November 16, 2014 - 10:00pm

Lei Lei, a professor and department chair at Rutgers, will lead the business school. Read about that and other news about people in higher education.

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Volume 61, Issue 12: November 21, 2014

November 16, 2014 - 7:47am
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U. of Phoenix and Thurgood Marshall Fund Announce Partnership

November 14, 2014 - 2:58am

The for-profit giant will offer some online courses free to students at historically black colleges. The fund says the deal will benefit students and colleges.

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At Boot Camp, University Scientists Are Prodded to Think Like Entrepreneurs

November 14, 2014 - 2:55am

The instructors at Innovation Corps pepper researchers with hard questions about whether their work has commercial appeal. Is this the new face of scientific innovation?

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The Perkins Program, Explained in 5 Fast Facts

November 14, 2014 - 2:55am

Here’s a quick statistical tour of the longstanding federal student-loan program.

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Is This the End of the Line for Perkins Loans?

November 14, 2014 - 2:55am

For years, presidents have tried to kill or overhaul America’s oldest federal student-loan program. A world without it now seems possible.

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A New President Gets an Education in Big-Time College Athletics

November 13, 2014 - 2:58am

Mark Schlissel, of the University of Michigan, waded into a charged arena when he spoke off the cuff about athletes’ academic success.

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Professors’ Place in the Classroom Is Shifting to the Side

November 13, 2014 - 2:55am

Colleges have long seen students as passive receivers of content. That view is changing, and it could portend an even more "radical" shift in teaching.

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Forget the Rise in Tuition and Fees, What About Living Expenses?

November 12, 2014 - 10:01pm

The price of room, board, and other basic needs is an "under discussed" part of the college-cost equation.

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Tuition and Fees, 1998-99 Through 2014-15

November 12, 2014 - 10:01pm

The College Board has released its annual report on college prices. Browse the charges at more than 3,100 colleges and universities, with historical data to 1998.

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Move Over MOOCs—Collaborative MOOC 2.0 Is Coming

November 12, 2014 - 1:59pm

MOOCs offered by top universities have expanded worldwide. Now a new type—dubbed MOOC 2.0—could even disrupt the way courses are devised.

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Students Are Protesting at Your College. Here’s How to Keep the Campus Calm

November 12, 2014 - 2:58am

The Education Law Association and the Naspa Research and Policy Institute offer guidelines for administrators on how to maintain order while respecting speech rights.

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Talk, Not Tear Gas: Colleges Soften Their Approach to Student Protests

November 12, 2014 - 2:58am

Two education groups are set to release a guide that encourages civil discourse with protesters.

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Do Education Programs Dole Out Too Many Easy A’s?

November 12, 2014 - 2:55am

A new report, completed by a group that has long been critical of teacher preparation, asks why so many education students graduate with honors.

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A Look at Ed Tech’s Biggest Money Magnets

November 12, 2014 - 2:55am

In a booming field, these 10 companies are pulling in the most venture capital.

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Career-Focused Majors Can Strengthen, Not Threaten, Liberal-Arts Colleges

November 11, 2014 - 2:55am

Students can get the same broad education at those colleges whether they major in engineering or English, says a report by University of Iowa researchers.

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Another College-Access Issue: Financial-Aid Jargon

November 11, 2014 - 2:55am

Should families really have to learn a new language to figure out how to pay for college?

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Volume 61, Issue 11: November 14, 2014

November 10, 2014 - 7:09am
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