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Should Universities Ban Single-Gender Discussion Panels?

October 4, 2017 - 5:57pm
A recent move by a school at George Washington University raises the question of how to best encourage gender diversity at the events, whether on campuses or at academic conferences.
Categories: Higher Education News

Justice Dept. Investigates Admissions Practices at Harvard, BuzzFeed News Reports

October 4, 2017 - 4:55pm
The department maintains that records requested under the Freedom of Information Act are exempt from disclosure.
Categories: Higher Education News

U. of North Texas President Tried to Stop Donald Trump Jr. From Speaking on Campus

October 4, 2017 - 10:56am
The effort to cancel the appearance of the president’s son failed, even though students, faculty members, and alumni also voiced opposition.
Categories: Higher Education News

Penn State Fraternity Is Suspended After Student Is Found Unconscious

October 4, 2017 - 10:24am
The incident followed the death of a freshman at another fraternity’s initiation event in February.
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DeVos Keeps Higher Ed — and Reporters — at Arm’s Length

October 3, 2017 - 7:47pm
The education secretary’s aversion to national media, and her communication style, have created a knowledge gap for college leaders seeking to understand her philosophy on higher ed.
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U. of Mississippi Alumna Wins Chronicle’s Miller Award for Young Journalists

October 3, 2017 - 2:37pm
Clara Turnage, now a reporter for The Natchez Democrat, in Mississippi, was honored for articles she wrote during her Chronicle internship this past summer.
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Can a 20-Minute Test Tell Employers What a College Degree Cannot?

October 3, 2017 - 2:12pm
Some companies and education groups think so. A spate of attempts to assess job readiness offers a new challenge to the value of higher education.
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Instructors, Did You Ever Cheat When You Were a Student?

October 3, 2017 - 10:06am
There’s a good chance that, as professors, you’re now in a position to make or enforce rules about plagiarism and other forms of cheating. Has your past experience informed your teaching strategy?
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