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Chancellors Urge Congress to Ease Costly Rules on Colleges

February 25, 2015 - 2:55am

The Senate education committee’s Republican chair is eager to reduce the "staggering" toll, but Democratic lawmakers and consumer advocates call for a cautious approach to regulatory relief.

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'World's Largest University' Is Scamming Students, Investigation Reveals

February 24, 2015 - 3:28pm

A global network of fraudulent online universities is using high-pressure sales tactics and phony scholarships to extract money from students who end up with worthless degrees.

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Is Obama's ‘Pay as You Earn’ Plan Too Costly?

February 24, 2015 - 2:55am

The question looms as negotiators gather to hash out a plan to expand the most-generous federal student-loan repayment option to more borrowers.

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State-by-State Breakdown of Graduation Rates

February 24, 2015 - 2:55am

A newly updated interactive chart shows six-year graduation outcomes of nearly 2.7 million first-time, degree-seeking students who entered college in the fall of 2008.

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Video: What the State of Law Schools Can Teach the Rest of Higher Ed

February 23, 2015 - 2:55am

Declining student demand and a weak job market have turned up the pressure on law schools. Blake Morant, dean of the George Washington University Law School and president of the Association of American Law Schools, describes some of the things they are doing about it.

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The Financial-Aid Fine Print

February 23, 2015 - 2:55am

They have similar policies, but variation among them can make a real difference in what students will pay.

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The Week

February 22, 2015 - 10:01pm

What you need to know about the past seven days.

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Selected New Books on Higher Education

February 22, 2015 - 10:01pm
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New Presidents for 2 Catholic Universities

February 22, 2015 - 10:01pm

James T. Harris III will lead the University of San Diego, and Colleen M. Hanycz will be the first woman to lead La Salle University.

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Why Just Filling the Pipeline Won't Diversify STEM Fields

February 22, 2015 - 10:01pm

Members of underrepresented minorities are likelier to step away from academe even after earning Ph.D.'s, research shows.

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Classicists Crunch Data to Test Hypotheses About Greece

February 22, 2015 - 10:01pm

At Stanford, scholars turn the tools of modern social science toward the study of life in ancient Greece.

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New Director Takes Over at Nixon Library; and Other News About People

February 22, 2015 - 10:01pm

Michael D. Ellzey has leadership experience in the public and private sector, but he is neither a historian nor an archivist.

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How Liberty U. Became an Unexpected Model for the Future of Higher Ed

February 22, 2015 - 10:01pm

The Rev. Jerry Falwell’s experiment is getting harder to ignore.

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Volume 61, Issue 24: February 27, 2015

February 22, 2015 - 7:56am
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Can Dartmouth Rehabilitate Itself?

February 20, 2015 - 2:55am

Banning hard liquor, the college reckons with its culture.

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Concealed Handguns Mainly Miss the Mark as an Answer to Campus Rape

February 20, 2015 - 2:55am

Gun-rights advocates are pushing "campus carry" laws as a means to prevent sexual assaults, but the circumstances surrounding most attacks would preclude an armed defense.

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Campus Police Forces Use ‘Special-Victims Units’ to Aid Sex-Assault Victims

February 20, 2015 - 2:55am

The teams of specially trained officers could become more important as colleges face mounting pressure from activists and lawmakers.

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Download a Special Report: Alcohol's Hold on Campus

February 20, 2015 - 2:55am

Alcohol is an entrenched reality of campus life. Read and share this collection of articles on college drinking to inform colleagues and campus discussions.

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A Q&A With the Nevada Lawmaker Who Says Guns Will Help Prevent Campus Rape

February 20, 2015 - 2:55am

Michele Fiore explains why she thinks allowing "concealed carry" at colleges would thwart would-be attackers.

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What Happened When The Chronicle Sat Down With Steve Jobs Back in 1998

February 20, 2015 - 2:55am

His company on the ropes, the famously cagey founder of Apple gave some hints about his strategy to win a bigger share of the higher-education computer market.

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