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Controversial College Chief Now Works on App That Compares Itself to Tinder

August 1, 2016 - 12:48pm
Evan S. Dobelle, who left multiple presidencies under clouds of controversy, is a senior vice president for the app Countable.
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NYU Begins Ignoring Common App's Questions on Criminal Records

August 1, 2016 - 10:59am
The university says it has added narrower questions to its part of the application that ask applicants if they have been convicted of or disciplined for violent offenses.
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Fafsa Changes May Prompt Colleges to Shift Admissions Cycles Earlier

August 1, 2016 - 2:55am
The potential changes described in a new study stem from imminent policies that will allow students to submit the financial-aid form earlier and use tax data from two years prior.
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Texas Begins Allowing Guns on Campuses on Monday. Here’s What Public Colleges Are Saying.

August 1, 2016 - 2:55am
The communication strategies for those institutions take on added urgency now that "campus carry" is law and students will start coming back for the new academic year.
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The ‘Coalition’ Application Has Arrived

August 1, 2016 - 2:55am
Nearly two years ago, a group of highly selective colleges riled critics when they announced plans for a shared application platform. Love it or hate it, it’s finally here.
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What the Future Holds for the Federal Crackdown on Campus Sexual Assault

July 31, 2016 - 5:00pm
In the Obama administration’s waning months, hundreds of colleges remain under investigation. Legal challenges may change the landscape, but the government’s action has already left its mark.
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A Wordless Way to Teach Math

July 31, 2016 - 4:37pm
Tim Chartier, a professor at Davidson College, uses mime to teach math at college and on the performance circuit.
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What I'm Reading: ‘A Tale for the Time Being’

July 31, 2016 - 4:35pm
A president finds a world filled with possibilities in Ruth Ozeki’s novel about an adolescent girl in Japan.
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The Week: What You Need to Know About the Past Seven Days

July 31, 2016 - 4:33pm
Her college-affordability plan was a favorite topic as Democrats nominated Hillary Clinton, while Donald Trump said his own plan for colleges was on the way. Plus: What if craft beers were your research topic?
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Selected New Books on Higher Education

July 31, 2016 - 4:30pm
The latest topics include barriers to STEM degrees and evidence-based models for teaching.
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2000: Stanley Fish, Recruiter Extraordinaire

July 31, 2016 - 3:30pm
The well-known literary theorist tested his contrarian reputation to see what he could do as a dean at a regional public university.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (8/5/2016)

July 31, 2016 - 3:05pm
Compiled by Anais Strickland
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Deadlines (8/5/2016)

July 31, 2016 - 3:03pm
Compiled by Anais Strickland
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For-Profit Giant Cautions That New-Student Enrollment May Drop by Half

July 29, 2016 - 2:39pm
ITT Educational Services Inc. said in a corporate filing that the figure could decrease by 45 to 60 percent over the next six months.
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Judge Blocks Kentucky Governor's Order Abolishing U. of Louisville Board

July 29, 2016 - 10:30am
The order marks the latest development in the odd saga that has ensued since the governor announced last month that he was dissolving the university's board. The new board has already accepted the resignation of James R. Ramsey, the university's president.
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Why Do So Many College Presidents Call Their Campuses a ‘Family’?

July 29, 2016 - 2:57am
The Baylor Family. The Ole Miss family. The Rutgers family. When leaders want to convey a sense of community, experts say, they often resort to this well-worn metaphor.
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Suffolk U. and Its President Abruptly Part Ways

July 29, 2016 - 2:56am
The chairman of the Boston institution's Board of Trustees announced on Thursday that Margaret A. McKenna was no longer president.
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The Slow-Motion Downfall of Linda Katehi

July 29, 2016 - 2:55am
With her job on the line and Janet Napolitano on the case, the University of California at Davis’s chancellor can’t resist a fight.
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Video: Damming Student Debt: One Liberal-Arts College’s Approach

July 29, 2016 - 2:55am
Sheila Bair, president of Washington College, in Maryland, says it’s been too easy for colleges to raise tuition because it’s been too easy for students to borrow money, and that has created a drag on the economy.  
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Why Is UVa Under Title IX Investigation Again?

July 28, 2016 - 10:54am
The university just last fall emerged from a bruising federal inquiry into its handling of sexual violence.
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