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What Higher-Education Professionals Made in 2015-16

April 11, 2016 - 2:55am
Institutional-affairs officials saw the most significant salary gains. View median salaries for 227 professional positions here.
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College Attainment Ticks Up, Lumina Says, but Is Likely to Miss 60% Goal

April 10, 2016 - 10:01pm
An annual report's figure jumped this year, but largely because the foundation started counting "high-value postsecondary certificates" instead of just associate degrees or higher.
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A Higher-Ed Needler Finds Its Moment

April 10, 2016 - 5:00pm
The American Council of Trustees and Alumni, long dismissed in academe as a relic of the culture wars, has a resonant message for disruption-prone college boards. Not everyone is happy about that.
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At Columbia U., Philadelphia’s Ex-Mayor Seeks Solutions for Knotty Urban Issues

April 10, 2016 - 4:35pm
Michael A. Nutter says he was attracted to the university, in part, because his daughter studies there.
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The Week: What You Need to Know About the Past Seven Days

April 10, 2016 - 4:35pm
Students protest from Ole Miss to Princeton, the Antonin Scalia School of Law changes its name, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security creates a fake college.
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4-Part Plan Seeks to Fix Mathematics Education

April 10, 2016 - 4:35pm
The way colleges teach math has long been criticized as outdated. Now a new player is fostering fresh approaches.
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What I'm Reading: ‘It Can’t Happen Here’

April 10, 2016 - 4:34pm
In Sinclair Lewis’s 1935 novel, the suppression of speech begins on campuses. What’s the chance that could still happen here?
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Activist Group Unites via Social Media

April 10, 2016 - 4:30pm
The Black Liberation Collective uses online platforms the way the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee used the black press in the 1960s.
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Mary Goldberg Helps Disabled Veterans Find STEM Careers

April 10, 2016 - 4:30pm
At the University of Pittsburgh, she brings the science of education to the field of rehabilitation technology.
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Gail Mellow Matches Students With Start-Ups

April 10, 2016 - 4:30pm
As president of LaGuardia Community College, in New York, she has sought out unlikely partners to help students get jobs.
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Dror Ben-Naim Puts Digital Power in Professors’ Hands

April 10, 2016 - 4:30pm
A new network will allow college instructors to share and exchange digital tools and the lessons they create.
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‘American Panorama’ Uses Digital Tools to Remap History

April 10, 2016 - 4:30pm
The free online atlas, developed at the University of Richmond, presents social developments in a compellingly interactive way.
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Sanjay Sarma Rethinks the Professor’s Role

April 10, 2016 - 4:30pm
For MIT's point person on digital learning, the best approach is to persuade colleagues through engagement and research.
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We May Know Less Than We Thought About What Helps or Hurts Students

April 10, 2016 - 6:45am
New studies argue that much research on educational outcomes fails to fully account for students’ predispositions or the risks of too much of a good thing.
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Duke Students End Weeklong Sit-In Over Treatment of Workers

April 8, 2016 - 4:38pm
The protesters said their fight to improve conditions for the university's workers was not over.
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After Years of Battling the Faculty, Minn. System's Chancellor Will Retire

April 8, 2016 - 3:03pm
Steven J. Rosenstone, of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system, said he would step down when his contract ends, in July 2017.
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13 State Attorneys General Say Accreditor's Recognition Should Be Revoked

April 8, 2016 - 2:38pm
The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools, which accredited the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges, is no stranger to criticism.
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Spellings Says Controversial LGBT Law 'Sends a Chill' Throughout U. of North Carolina

April 8, 2016 - 1:19pm
In a conference call with reporters, Ms. Spellings said she was “absolutely” worried about the implications of the law, particularly “what it might suggest with respect to the culture we would be engendering on campuses.”
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New Rape Allegation Brings Baylor Under Further Scrutiny

April 8, 2016 - 11:23am
On the heels of the university's attempts to respond to sexual assault, another football player is accused.
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Former U. of Southern Mississippi Coach Directed Cheating Ring, NCAA Says

April 8, 2016 - 11:07am
Donnie Tyndall has received a 10-year show-cause order from the association for his role in the university's infractions case.
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