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How the GOP Tax Plan Could Hurt Graduate Students — and American Research

November 7, 2017 - 1:51pm
The plan, unveiled last week, would count tuition waivers as taxable income. That could push some students past their financial breaking points.
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What Happened After 3 Universities Suspended Greek Life

November 7, 2017 - 11:41am
Such indefinite bans often follow campus tragedies or controversies that involve fraternities or sororities.
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Oxford Professor Is on Leave Amid Allegations of Sexual Assault

November 7, 2017 - 9:50am
Tariq Ramadan, a professor of contemporary Islamic studies, is on leave “by mutual agreement,” the university said.
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After 10-Hour Hearing, Clemson U. Students Vote Not to Remove Black Leader

November 7, 2017 - 7:37am
Jaren Stewart's impeachment had sparked charges of retaliation for his protest during the Pledge of Allegiance. But proponents of his removal said he had committed misconduct.
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Slaves in the Ivy League: Princeton Discovers Its Racial Past

November 6, 2017 - 5:22pm
How one historian's seminar has grown into one of the most-ambitious investigations of an institution's racial history. 
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What Some Colleges Have Learned From Hosting Controversial Speakers

November 6, 2017 - 5:21pm
Top academic and student-affairs officials who have handled appearances by Milo Yiannopoulos and others shared lessons at a meeting held by the Council of Independent Colleges.
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Florida State U. Suspends Fraternities and Sororities After Pledge’s Death

November 6, 2017 - 2:58pm
“There will need to be a new normal for Greek life at the university,” said the president, John Thrasher.
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‘Not a Home’? Students Blast U. of Maryland for Administrator’s Comment

November 6, 2017 - 10:45am
“This is not a home,” said the university’s chief of staff in a meeting about a proposed ban on “hate symbols.”
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Want to Improve Technology on Your Campus? Ask Users What They Want

November 6, 2017 - 10:27am
How an effort to improve a classroom control panel helped one university’s professors, administrators, and tech staff find common ground.
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IT, ‘Like Electricity,’ Is Now Everywhere

November 6, 2017 - 10:25am
Infomation technology is pervasive in everything we do in so many ways, says Marty Ringle, chief information officer at Reed College and a founder and former chair of Educause.
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IT, 'Like Electricity,' Is Now Everywhere

November 6, 2017 - 10:25am
Infomation technology is pervasive in everything we do in so many ways, says Marty Ringle, CIO at Reed College and one of the founders of Educause.
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NYU Faculty Members Shun Abu Dhabi Campus Over Academic-Freedom Issues

November 6, 2017 - 9:07am
Professors in the journalism school told the university’s president that the denial of visas to two colleagues represents “a significant threat.”
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Steering More Women to Silicon Valley

November 5, 2017 - 4:31pm
In an attempt to get more women into the technology industry, Duke University has launched a program that matches female undergraduates with internships.
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Meet the Members of iGen, and Help Them Get Off Their Phones

November 5, 2017 - 4:30pm
Older generations aren’t trying to gripe about today’s college students, but to understand them, says the generational researcher Jean Twenge.
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Higher Education Takes On the Tech Industry’s Diversity Problem

November 5, 2017 - 4:29pm
Here’s a look at the different ways colleges are trying to increase the proportion of women and underrepresented minority groups working at technology companies.
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Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (11/10/2017)

November 5, 2017 - 4:26pm
Laura Monks is the new president of Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Shelbyville, and Harry Williams was named president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund.
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In the Competition for Amazon’s New Headquarters, Will Universities Tip the Scale?

November 3, 2017 - 8:24pm
The company’s proposed $5-billion project stands to have a transformative effect on one region and its higher-ed sector. But it’s unclear how much of a selling point that sector will be.
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How a Clash Over ‘Safety’ Pitted a College President Against His Police Chief

November 3, 2017 - 3:02pm
The conflict at Evergreen State College this past spring epitomized colleges’ struggles to make people of color feel safe. New documents and video clips reveal the tensions between two campus leaders over that goal.
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The Button-Down Anarchist

November 3, 2017 - 3:00pm
Dartmouth’s Mark Bray has become the scholar who explains antifa to the world. What’s his place in academe?
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2 Flagship Universities Surveyed the Campus Climate. Here’s What They Found.

November 3, 2017 - 2:34pm
Members of minority groups at Michigan and Wisconsin reported feeling discriminated against more often than white students did.
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