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January 16, 2020
Mary L. Coffey, senior associate dean at Pomona College, in California, has been selected as provost and dean of faculty at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, in New York. Rachel Croson, dean of the College of Social Science at Michigan State University, has been chosen as executive vice president and provost at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities.

January 15, 2020
Landmark College, the first institution for students with learning disabilities, is growing online courses. Here's how they're different.

January 15, 2020
Author describes her book on first-generation students.

January 15, 2020
Holyoke Community College is starting a program in Latinx studies. Rivier University is starting a bachelor of science in health sciences.

January 14, 2020
A liberal arts education may not have the highest returns in the short run, but a study finds that after 40 years, liberal arts institutions bring a higher return than most colleges.

January 14, 2020
After less than a year on the job, Heather Hiles is stepping down as CEO of Calbright College, California's new online-only community college.

January 14, 2020
Modern Language Association members discuss how to process the movement -- for themselves, their work and their students.

January 14, 2020
New businesses focused on the marketing rights to the name, image and likeness of college athletes are emerging in anticipation of an NCAA rule change, which has yet to be adopted. Some university officials are concerned bad actors in the market will take advantage of athletes.

January 14, 2020
Paul Coreil, interim chancellor at Louisiana State University at Alexandria, has been named to the job on a permanent basis. Susan Edwards, executive vice president for academic affairs and provost of Wright State University, in Ohio, has been promoted to president there.

January 13, 2020
MLA members discuss professors' ethical responsibilities for training graduate students, as some propose shifts in admissions practices.

January 13, 2020
MIT puts professor on leave over new revelations about his ties to Jeffrey Epstein as it issues anticipated report.

January 13, 2020
Federal officials have been scrutinizing foreign research ties for evidence of inappropriate influence. Now state lawmakers in Florida will do the same, raising concerns about potentially duplicative oversight.

January 10, 2020
A statewide credit-transfer deal between Pennsylvania community colleges and Southern New Hampshire University could put pressure on the state’s relatively pricey public institutions.

January 10, 2020
Saint Peter's administrators believe students benefit when an institution has mutual economic interests with its host city. As a result, the university is aligning its strategic plan with Jersey City.

January 10, 2020
Evergreen State, long known for experimental education and leftist politics, still has no majors but is providing students with "paths of study" to follow if they choose.

January 10, 2020
Recent court rulings could show more willingness to let people discharge student loans through bankruptcy, but advocates say need for legislation remains.

January 10, 2020
Dixie State University is adding several short-term certificate programs in hospitality. Franciscan University of Steubenville is starting an M.A. in Catholic studies. Western Nevada College is starting a certificate of achievement for cybersecurity technicians.

January 9, 2020
A proposed split in the United Methodist Church could be good news for colleges that struggled with whether to retain their church affiliation following the adoption of anti-LGBT policies.

January 9, 2020
Iowa State University policy restricting political messages written in chalk on campus sidewalks is being challenged in court as violating students' free speech rights. Supporters of the policy believe it will protect underrepresented groups from hateful language.

January 9, 2020
Objection is to a system that greatly favors residents of large cities.

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