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U. of Wisconsin Says Student Behind 'Alt-Right' Group Was Convicted of Burning Black Churches

January 26, 2017 - 3:10pm
The campus's chancellor said she would ask the system's governing board to review a policy under which prospective students are not asked to disclose their criminal histories.
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For First Time in 2 Years, Education Dept. Doesn't Release List of Title IX Investigations

January 26, 2017 - 8:35am
The department has typically provided such information within a few hours of being asked. But that pattern changed on Wednesday, when The Chronicle submitted its latest request.
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Freeze on Federal Activities Gives Scientists a Chill

January 26, 2017 - 2:55am
Researchers raised alarms over reports of a clampdown on grants and communications by the EPA and other agencies. Some of those orders apparently are now being walked back, but long-term questions remain.
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The New Financial-Aid Timeline: How Colleges Are Adjusting

January 26, 2017 - 2:55am
The "early Fafsa" could help students make better college decisions, but admissions officials are still sorting out what the change means for them.
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Colorado State U. Temporarily Suspends a Controversial Diversity Grant

January 25, 2017 - 12:46pm
The move occurred a few days after the university was named in a federal lawsuit about the grant program over its denial of funds to an anti-abortion group.
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When a Professor Accused of Harassment Returns to the Classroom

January 25, 2017 - 2:58am
Noisy protests have disrupted some classes of a California professor who served a suspension following sexual-harassment allegations.
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3 Questions About the U. of Louisville’s Immediate Future

January 25, 2017 - 2:56am
The beleaguered institution has appointed a new interim president, but accreditation concerns and an active state governor loom large.
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Judge Sides With U. of Kentucky in Fight Over Openness and Privacy

January 24, 2017 - 12:53pm
The university had sued its student newspaper in a dispute stemming from allegations of sexual harassment and assault against a professor.
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An Uncertain Future for Title IX-Compliance Consultants

January 24, 2017 - 2:55am
Hundreds of colleges are paying for help responding to campus sexual assault. Will the trend persist under the Trump administration?
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In Discarded Women’s March Signs, Professors Saw a Chance to Save History

January 24, 2017 - 2:55am
Posters from the rally in Boston will be cataloged and archived.
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The Battle Lines Over Betsy DeVos

January 24, 2017 - 2:51am
The nominee for education secretary faces bitter opposition from teachers’ unions and civil-rights groups, but is backed by prominent Republicans and others seeking to overhaul public schools.
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After a Tumultuous 7 Years, Teresa Sullivan Will Leave UVa

January 23, 2017 - 2:46am
During her tenure as president, the university’s challenges were a microcosm of those facing institutions nationwide: sexual assault, racial climate, and strained relationships between campus leaders and governing boards.
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Student Voices at the Women’s March

January 23, 2017 - 2:30am
College students from coast to coast were among the hundreds of thousands of protestors on the streets of Washington, D.C. We met some of them and asked why they attended.
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Taking It to the Streets at the Women’s March as ‘a Way of Learning’

January 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
A professor at Denison University, in Ohio, shepherded six busloads of students and others to Washington for a chaotic but thrilling experience of Democracy in action.
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The Idea That Launched a Thousand Strategic Plans

January 22, 2017 - 5:01pm
Many colleges seek to bridge the "skills gap," but no one really agrees on what it is, what institutions need to do about it, or if fixing it is even higher education’s job.
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A Lab of Her Own

January 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
How colleges are retaining female undergraduates in engineering and computer science.
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What I'm Reading: ‘The Quarter-Life Breakthrough’

January 22, 2017 - 4:39pm
A book by Adam Smiley Poswolsky opens up classroom discussions about the road to meaningful work.
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What Many Colleges Need: a Driving Vision

January 22, 2017 - 4:39pm
Mark William Roche, a former dean, says universities can distinguish themselves by remedying higher education’s shortcomings.
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Selected New Books on Higher Education

January 22, 2017 - 4:25pm
The latest topics include the value of liberal-arts education for prison inmates and why students resist learning.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (1/27/2017)

January 22, 2017 - 4:25pm
A vice president at a Virginia college will lead Pennsylvania State University at Wilkes Barre, and a former dean at a Russian university will be education dean at Sacramento State.  
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