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February 21, 2020
A new report finds the middle class is heavily underrepresented at elite private colleges -- and boosting low- and middle-income student representation at such colleges could increase U.S. income mobility.

February 21, 2020
Sociologist discusses her new book on the history and evolution of institutional review boards.

February 21, 2020
American International College is starting an M.S. in cannabis science and commerce. Eastern Michigan University is starting a bachelor of science in civil engineering.

February 20, 2020
With investigations of Harvard and Yale, Education Department steps up its inquiry into reporting of foreign gifts to universities -- and sends a message to other institutions.

February 20, 2020
Colleges and students are trying to find a middle ground between the increasing demands for mental health services and the rising costs of providing it.

February 20, 2020
Efforts to invest university endowments in socially responsible companies have yielded promising early results, according to a new report sharing several institutional strategies.

February 20, 2020
Academics fear impact of Roman Catholic group on new free speech legislation.

February 20, 2020
David Barnett, interim provost and vice president, academic, at Lakehead University, in Ontario, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. David Fithian, executive vice president at the University of Chicago, in Illinois, has been appointed president of Clark University, in Massachusetts.

February 19, 2020
Student protesters occupying a building at Syracuse University have dug in their heels and refused to leave. University leaders responded by suspending them.

February 19, 2020
Initiative aimed at increasing Pell-eligible student enrollment at high-performing colleges is doing well. But a sudden plateau in progress shows hard choices colleges may need to make to move forward.

February 19, 2020
Merging two giant educational publishers was never going to be smooth sailing, but the process has been rockier than Cengage and McGraw-Hill Education expected.

February 19, 2020
Candidate for Democratic presidential nomination proposes limited debt cancellation, tuition-free four-year college for low-income students and doubling Pell's maximum award.

February 18, 2020
Colleges and universities generally aren't happy about the endowment tax, but many are paying less than the tens of millions of dollars reported by the country's wealthiest universities, a review finds. And even those ultrawealthy universities might end up paying substantially less.

February 18, 2020
Final Title IX rule from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is expected to set off a fight on Capitol Hill, and one of the casualties could be reauthorizing the Higher Education Act.

February 18, 2020
Arkansas State University is mulling over partnering with a for-profit company to start the state's first vet school. Is this what the state, and its students, need?

February 18, 2020
Podcast features discussion with Bryan Alexander about his book Academia Next.

February 17, 2020
La Verne seeks to terminate a gadfly professor for allegedly threatening to "assassinate" a colleague. Is it going too far?

February 17, 2020
City University of New York joins ASU spin-off InStride in effort to tap into growing online degree market for companies that offer college tuition benefits to employees.

February 17, 2020
Louisville officials changed their minds about the free speech rights of a student who distributed anti-gay pamphlets at a LGBTQ Studies course. They have banned him from repeating his action.

February 17, 2020
The Indian government is opening up the market for fully online degrees, and U.S. companies are poised to be players.

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