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CBOs of independent baccalaureate colleges display less confidence in financial stability and more willingness to consider merger or other dramatic changes. Public college financial officers are more upbeat.

The Presidential Race, 2016 Election

UVA professors object to a senior fellowship for a high-ranking Trump surrogate who has defended the president's comments on the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville.
A Taylor University professor who resigned amid allegations he sexually harassed women had been accused of behaving inappropriately for decades at professional conferences. But organizers kept asking him back.
University of Illinois at Chicago moves to acquire nearby private law school while, to the west, the University of Iowa closes a branch campus it was given in 2015.
British students paint over the Kipling poem "If" with one by Maya Angelou, citing the British writer's poem "White Man's Burden" and "a plethora of other work that sought to legitimate the British Empire’s presence in India and de-humanize people of color."

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Scott McLemee continues his roundup of upcoming titles from university presses, focusing this time on books that consider our origins and prospects as a species, as well as the bioethical dilemmas we're creating for ourselves.

Career Advice

Tyrone Fleurizard gives advice for reducing subtle yet discriminatory actions and comments in the classroom.

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Just Visiting

July 22, 2018
For me, it's about freedom.

Technology and Learning

July 22, 2018
Should we start a higher ed robot fan club?

The World View

July 22, 2018
The current political moment contextualizes the fight against corruption that exists throughout basic and higher education

Confessions of a Community College Dean

July 20, 2018
Getting ready for a son's next steps.

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

July 19, 2018
Launching a new higher ed website is a lot like giving birth – with all its joys and challenges. Here are a few takeaways from someone who’s recently gone through the process.

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