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White-Nationalist Posters Appear Again at Texas State U.

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 7, 2017 - 10:32am
The university has yet to identify a suspect behind several rounds of racist propaganda.
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Chronicle of Higher Education - March 7, 2017 - 8:30am
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What Could Middlebury Have Done to Avoid a Free-Speech Fracas?

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 7, 2017 - 2:46am
Middlebury College was careful to listen to students before hosting a controversial speaker, having meetings and soliciting input. But the event with Charles A. Murray still ended in an ugly fashion.
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6 Reasons Trump’s ‘Extreme Vetting’ of Travelers May Already Be the Norm

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 6, 2017 - 8:59pm
Students and scholars affected by the president’s new executive order say they feel as if they already face heightened screening in order to come to the United States. Here’s why.
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U.S. Gives Colleges More Time for Appeals Under Gainful-Employment Rule

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 6, 2017 - 7:06pm
An Education Department official said that the action was being taken to allow the agency to “further review” the regulation and how it was being carried out.
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White Supremacists Target College Campuses With Unprecedented Effort

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 6, 2017 - 11:00am
Colleges have seen more than 100 incidents of white-supremacist propaganda since September, says a report from the Anti-Defamation League.
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The Most Cringeworthy Monuments to Colleges’ Innovation Jargon

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 6, 2017 - 10:52am
An assistant professor of English used Twitter to collect the baldest examples of biz-world lingo in higher education. Here are some of the best.
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Presidential Search Has Faculty Members Fuming at Kentucky State

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 6, 2017 - 2:51am
The process has brought added tensions to the financially troubled, historically black university.
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How a University Fights to Keep Students' Demographics From Becoming Their Destiny

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 5, 2017 - 5:00pm
At the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, it involves hard numbers and a human touch.
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How CUNY Community Colleges Make Intensive Student Support Work

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
Their ASAP program is considered one of the nation’s most successful examples of intensive support, much of it nonacademic, for underprepared students.
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Building Remedial Ed’s Support Structure

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
It’s the help students get outside the classroom that often gets them through a course.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (3/10/2017)

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
A former congresswoman from South Dakota will lead Augustana University, and Central Michigan University’s athletics director will be vice president for athletics at the University of Arizona.  
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5 Tactics to Help Remedial Students

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
Learning communities and other approaches can make the crucial difference.
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A Scuffle and a Professor's Injury Make Middlebury a Free-Speech Flashpoint

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 5, 2017 - 3:42pm
“We failed to live up to our core values,” the college’s president said of the chaos that erupted during and after a lecture by Charles Murray, the polarizing political scientist best known for The Bell Curve.
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Northwestern U. Is Accused of Violating Academic Freedom

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 3, 2017 - 4:42pm
A report by a faculty committee faults the university over its handling of a scholarly journal that published a controversial article and of a professor accused of wrongdoing for an essay criticizing sexual-misconduct policies.
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I’ll Take ‘A Publicity Windfall’ for $0

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 3, 2017 - 3:01pm
How a handful of small colleges ended up getting the Jeopardy! treatment.
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UT-San Antonio President Steps Down and Apologizes for Making Women ‘Uncomfortable’

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 3, 2017 - 12:49pm
Ricardo Romo resigned immediately and said he was sorry "for any conduct that offended anyone.”
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Foundation to Buy Education Management Corp., Convert Campuses Into Nonprofits

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 3, 2017 - 12:00pm
The Obama administration's heightened regulation of for-profit colleges was not kind to the once-sprawling for-profit educator known as EDMC.
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