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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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Here's Every Major Statement Trump and DeVos Have Made on Higher Ed

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 3, 2017 - 9:46am
The Trump administration has seldom spoken at length or with specificity about higher education. We’re listing all of the times it does.
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Trump’s Wild Ride

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 3, 2017 - 2:55am
On issues like immigration, free speech, and transgender rights, the president’s first month in office has proved a whirlwind for higher ed.
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Building Remedial Ed’s Support Structure

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 2, 2017 - 10:00pm
It’s the help students get outside the classroom  that often gets them through a course.
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Mike Pence Will Give Notre Dame's Commencement Address

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 2, 2017 - 12:35pm
Six U.S. presidents have spoken at the university's commencement over the years, but Mr. Pence will be the first sitting vice president.
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Legislative Panel Seeks to Open 'Intellectual Diversity' Office at U. of Tennessee

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 2, 2017 - 10:36am
The lawmakers said such an office could encourage conservatives to voice their opinions.
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With Energy Prices Down, Western States See Recession-Like Cuts

Chronicle of Higher Education - March 2, 2017 - 2:55am
A boom in energy production saved states like North Dakota from the deepest cuts of the 2008 recession. Now state spending is up elsewhere, and public colleges out West are feeling the pain.
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