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January 9, 2018
Pi Delta Psi can't operate in Pennsylvania for a decade after a hazing death, a stringent, unheard-of punishment likely to make waves in the Greek world.

January 9, 2018
Professors debate the role -- or absence -- of the historian in Ken Burns and Lynn Novick's new Vietnam documentary, concurring that a lack of critical perspective makes the film more milquetoast than masterpiece.

January 9, 2018
Despite tackling college access head-on, challenges remain in Tennessee as the state grapples with decreasing adult student enrollment and an achievement gap for African-American students.

January 9, 2018
Authors acknowledge challenges for four-year colleges and worry about their future as drivers of opportunity. But they believe colleges are adaptable and will continue to offer students value.

January 8, 2018
Heightened concern about liberal arts institutions is reflected in presidents’ outlooks and an institute program.

January 8, 2018
Historians urge departments to give their graduate students the confidence, skills and support to succeed in whatever career paths they choose. That means going out of their way to avoid implying that nonfaculty jobs are somehow “less than.”

January 8, 2018
Panel proposes overhaul of the sometimes controversial resolution process, which some members value. Tensions linger over movement -- rejected by the association last year -- to boycott Israeli academe.

January 8, 2018
Grand Canyon University announces another attempt at converting to a nonprofit, with plans for its holding company to partner with other colleges.

January 8, 2018
University of Maryland University College reports record U.S. enrollments, despite a challenging climate for online providers.

January 5, 2018
Grand Canyon University announces another attempt at converting from a publicly traded for-profit to a nonprofit.

January 5, 2018
Historians who teach U.S. conservatism say their jobs got a lot harder last year but that Trump's presidency also provides new opportunities for student engagement.

January 5, 2018
Analysis of a year’s worth of MLA job postings -- most of them for teaching positions -- finds strong emphasis on alt-ac skills. Are doctoral programs providing the right training?

January 5, 2018
A widely shared article declaring libraries and archives to be among the fastest-declining industries in America has been debunked.

January 5, 2018
University of Mississippi’s general counsel has drafted a harassment policy that allows students to be punished for a single incident, atypical among colleges.

January 4, 2018
At this year’s MLA meeting, many sessions will focus on fake news, both in the present and in the literary past. Can scholars of fiction change our understanding of current events?

January 4, 2018
The number of institutions subject to the newly enacted tax could grow by dozens in future years.

January 4, 2018
For officiating a same-sex wedding and then having her credentials revoked, the North Park campus pastor has been put on leave.

January 4, 2018
University serves a meal, on average, every 1.4 seconds.

January 4, 2018
Austin Community College is starting a bachelor of science degree in nursing, for registered nurses who don't have a bachelor's degree. The program is the college's first bachelor's offering. Bay Path University is starting a master of science in health-care management.

January 3, 2018
Scholars and political leaders describe increasing concerns about Chinese government influence over teaching and research in the U.S. and Australia.

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