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Marshall U. President Condemns Tweet That References Sex Assault

November 9, 2016 - 2:46pm
Campus officials are reviewing the student's message to see if it violates university policies.
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Traumatized and Indignant, College Students React to a Trump Presidency

November 9, 2016 - 1:12pm
Protests, hugs, and solidarity mark campus responses across the country.
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On Election Night, Colleges Watch as a Glass Ceiling Stays Put

November 9, 2016 - 1:59am
Hillary Clinton’s supporters, at her alma mater and elsewhere, began Tuesday evening ready to celebrate. As their watch parties closed down, the mood had turned to despair.  
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Wayward Polls and Governors’ Races: Other Notes From a Tumultuous Election Night

November 9, 2016 - 1:35am
Several other electoral results could have implications for higher education. Here's a look at a few of them.
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Trump’s Surprise Victory Sends Shock Through Higher Ed

November 9, 2016 - 1:00am
Donald Trump’s abrasive presidential campaign angered many people in academe. His upset win raises questions about higher education’s place amid a tide of anti-intellectualism.
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A Stunning Upset

November 8, 2016 - 10:00pm
Donald J. Trump won election as the 45th president of the United States in an astonishing upset of Hillary Clinton, a Democrat who had long led her Republican rival in the polls. Here is extended coverage of the unexpected result of their contest.
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8 Political Scientists to Follow on Twitter for Election Results

November 8, 2016 - 12:43pm
It's finally Election Day, and though many Americans will turn on their televisions to watch the results roll in tonight, plenty will have their eyes on smaller screens too.
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Jury Awards $3 Million to UVa Official in Lawsuit Against 'Rolling Stone'

November 8, 2016 - 2:55am
The same jury found the magazine and one of its reporters liable for defamation of Nicole Eramo in a now-discredited article about the University of Virginia's response to an alleged gang rape.
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A Clinton Presidency Could Heighten a Divide Among Progressives in Higher Ed

November 8, 2016 - 2:55am
The Democratic nominee’s calls for free college and student-loan refinancing are natural winners on the left, which still has plenty of disagreement about her priorities.
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What if a President Really Did Shut Down the Dept. of Education?

November 8, 2016 - 2:55am
Conservative politicians have had the agency in their cross hairs since the day it was founded, and for now, at least, Donald Trump is carrying the torch. Here are a few scenarios to contemplate.
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Meet the 4 Colleges That May Be Sad to See Election Season End

November 8, 2016 - 2:45am
Marist, Monmouth, Quinnipiac, and Siena are names in the news these days. Not for the obscure athletic conference they share, but for the closely watched polls they produce.
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Chronicle Focus

November 7, 2016 - 12:50pm
In a new feature, available to subscribers only, The Chronicle offers carefully curated collections of articles on important issues in higher education. So far, there are more than a dozen. Here are a couple of examples.
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Baylor Donors and Alumni Form Nonprofit to Overhaul Board of Regents

November 7, 2016 - 12:01pm
The new group wants more details from a report, announced earlier this year but never released, about how the university responded to sexual-assault complaints.
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Apply for The Chronicle's Summer Internship

November 7, 2016 - 8:30am
Are you an early-career journalist? We want you to apply for our paid internship. Here's how.
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Here Are a Few of the Academics Who Will Vote for Donald Trump

November 7, 2016 - 2:55am
Talking politics at work can be a minefield for professors planning to cast their ballots this Tuesday for the Republican presidential nominee.
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Little-Loved by Scholars, Trump Also Gets Little of Their Cash

November 7, 2016 - 2:55am
The Republican candidate for president has raised a tiny fraction of the campaign donations from higher-ed employees that the previous two Republican nominees, Mitt Romney and John McCain, pulled in.
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Hillary Clinton and Higher Ed

November 6, 2016 - 10:00pm
Hillary Clinton has a long record of policy positions of importance to higher education, although some of those stances have changed over time. Here's a look at them.
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Harvard Women Take a Public Stand Against ‘Locker Room Talk’

November 6, 2016 - 8:40pm
Six athletes who were physically ranked by their male peers chose not to remain anonymous. Instead, they have positioned themselves as activists, pressing for broader change.
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A New Front of Activism

November 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
When making their case for tenure, minority professors say they feel penalized for one of the reasons they were hired: being different. If colleges are to succeed at diversifying the faculty, this might be the sticking point.
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50 Years of The Chronicle of Higher Education

November 6, 2016 - 5:00pm
This special issue of The Chronicle offers some of the best and most representative journalism of our first 50 years — from the turbulence of the 1960s to the present moment of financial constraint and accountability. And it's all yours, free for downloading. Download The Chronicle's 50th-Anniversary Anthology.
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