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VA Backs Off Threat to Cut GI Bill Funding for Ashford University

January 9, 2018 - 4:03pm
The for-profit institution will continue to receive millions in federal dollars that it may or may not be eligible for.
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I 'Crushed' My Student Loans in Record Time. (Free Rent Helped)

January 9, 2018 - 3:52pm
Tales of rapidly paying off enormous amounts of student debt are popular on the internet, but many borrowers don't have the advantages to blast away loans. 
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I Crushed My Student Loans in Record Time. (Free Rent Helped)

January 9, 2018 - 3:52pm
Tales of rapidly paying off enormous amounts of student debt are popular on the internet, but many borrowers don't have the advantages to blast away loans. 
Categories: Higher Education News

Berkeley Breaks Silence on Arrest of Undocumented Student

January 8, 2018 - 3:51pm
Carol Christ, chancellor of the University of California's flagship campus, said in a statement that administrators are "taking all appropriate actions" so that Luis Mora can eventually continue his coursework. 
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Need to Know What the Free-Speech Wars Mean for Faculty?

January 8, 2018 - 3:34pm
In a time of political tensions, the stakes are high. Read a collection of Chronicle articles on why professors end up in the political cross-hairs — and what their colleges can do about it.
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After Pledge's Death, Fraternity Is Banned for 10 Years in Pennsylvania

January 8, 2018 - 12:28pm
The hazing incident involved a pledge in an Asian-American fraternity being brutally beaten in the Pocono Mountains.
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Is Civic Education Effective?

January 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
To find out, a program at Tufts monitors students’ voting rates.
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What Can the CEO of a $1.6-Billion Enrollment-Services Giant Tell Us About the Student Life Cycle?

January 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
David Felsenthal says predictive analytics reveal where to spend time and money to graduate as many students as possible.
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How Colleges Ignite Civic Engagement

January 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
Voter drives, community organizing, service learning, and new course offerings connect them with the world beyond the campus gates.
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Inmates Are Classmates in This Program

January 7, 2018 - 4:30pm
Pitzer College aims to broaden the worldview of students from the Claremont Colleges consortium as well as their prisoner classmates.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (1/12/2017)

January 7, 2018 - 4:25pm
Merodie A. Hancock will become president of Thomas Edison State University, and Daniel Alfonso was named vice president for facilities management at Nova Southeastern University.
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Recent Private Gifts to Higher Education (January 2018)

January 7, 2018 - 4:00pm
Many major gifts to colleges come from older alumni, but the Rochester Institute of Technology recently received a $50-million gift from a 2009 graduate.
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Lecturer’s Critique of Whiteness Crossed the Line Into Harassment, State Investigation Finds

January 7, 2018 - 11:49am
A Native American instructor at San Diego State University harassed and discriminated against a white student, in part by accusing her of trying to be a "white savior," a deputy attorney general concluded.
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Universities in Illinois Extend Tuition Freezes to Stem Enrollment Slides

January 5, 2018 - 4:43pm
The state’s two-year budget impasse continues to reverberate, even at its top-level campuses.
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U. of Illinois Extends Tuition Freeze to Stem Enrollment Slide

January 5, 2018 - 4:43pm
The state’s two-year budget impasse continues to reverberate, even at its top-level universities.
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A Grad Student Defended a Controversial Instructor. Now He Says He’s Being Silenced.

January 5, 2018 - 2:20pm
A Ph.D. candidate at UCLA spoke out on behalf of Keith Fink, a conservative professor whose case drew national attention last year.
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The Fight to Rebuild a Ravaged University

January 5, 2018 - 2:00pm
When Hurricane Maria plunged the University of Puerto Rico into gloom, professors and students had no choice but to bring back the light.
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How One College President Confronts 'The Biases of the Professoriate'

January 5, 2018 - 12:24pm
"We can't just rely on championing free speech as if its a free market," says Michael Roth, the president of Wesleyan College, who is himself an intellectual historian.
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Grand Canyon U. Will Again Try to Become a Nonprofit

January 5, 2018 - 9:41am
The college, which is owned by a for-profit company, wants to change its status after being rebuffed once by its accreditor in 2016. 
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