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Why One Professor Decided Not to Strike for International Women’s Day

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 8, 2017 - 6:01pm
Rachel Williams, of the University of Iowa, says it’s important for students to recognize social and economic disparities, and to recognize women who couldn’t participate in the day’s strike.
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Senate Does Away With Obama Teacher-Prep Regulations

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 8, 2017 - 3:07pm
The legislation, which is expected to be signed by President Trump, is in line with Republicans' promises to pull back on federal involvement in higher education.
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177 Private Colleges Fail Education Dept.’s Financial-Responsibility Test

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 8, 2017 - 12:59pm
The number — for the 2014-15 academic year, the latest available — reflects a rise of 18 since the previous year.
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Ohio State Is Investigating Possible Scientific Misconduct by Prolific Professor

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 8, 2017 - 12:57pm
Carlo Croce, who has received more than $80 million in grants as a principal investigator, has been accused of falsified data and plagiarism.
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An Immigrant Scholar Leads the Charge Against Computing’s Biggest Roadblock

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 8, 2017 - 2:55am
Kwabena Boahen’s work is playing a huge role in bringing neuromorphic computing toward reality. In doing so, colleagues say, he’s demonstrated the importance of welcoming researchers from abroad.
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Republican State Lawmakers Seek to Ban ‘Sanctuary’ Campuses

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 7, 2017 - 10:01pm
At least seven states’ legislatures have taken up measures intended to force colleges to cooperate with immigration authorities. Critics say the bills tackle a nonexistent problem.
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Here’s a Roundup of the Latest Campus-Climate Incidents Early in the Trump Presidency

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 7, 2017 - 4:19pm
Anti-Semitic vandalism and white-nationalist propaganda are on the rise at colleges nationally, according to the Anti-Defamation League.
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President of Morehouse College Has Not Been Ousted, It Says

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 7, 2017 - 10:36am
A spokeswoman refuted reports that John Silvanus Wilson Jr. had been removed from his position early, possibly because of his criticism of President Trump's order on HBCUs.
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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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