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Board Reprimands College President for Plagiarism

by Associated Press | February 15, 2016
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa ― Trustees of an Iowa community college have reprimanded the school presid [...] Read more

Student Leader’s Arrest Leads to Protest at University in India

by Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press |
NEW DELHI ― Massive protests paralyzed one of India’s top universities Monday after the pre [...] Read more

Schumer Pushes Legislation to Reduce College Student Debt

by Associated Press |
SYRACUSE, N.Y. ― Sen. Charles Schumer says a new legislative package he’s promoting will pu [...] Read more

2 Wheelock College Professors Accuse School of Anti-semitism

by Associated Press |
BOSTON ― Two Jewish professors at Wheelock College have filed federal workplace discriminatio [...] Read more

University of Kansas Endowment Using Crowdfunding

| February 14, 2016
LAWRENCE, Kan. ― The KU Endowment Association is trying to raise money for smaller projects a [...] Read more

Survey Forecasts More Heat for College Campuses

by Lydia Lum | February 11, 2016
Findings from a new report suggest that participation in demonstrations may intensify in the co [...] Read more

UAB to Improve Access after Disabilities Act Complaint

by Associated Press |
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. ― The University of Alabama at Birmingham has reached a settlement to ensure [...] Read more

Wheaton College to Name Scholarship After Ex-professor Larycia Hawkins

by Associated Press | February 10, 2016
CHICAGO ― A suburban Chicago Christian college will create a scholarship named for a former p [...] Read more

Diverse Conversations: Are Colleges Doing Enough to Close the Achievement Gap?

by Matthew Lynch | February 8, 2016
When it comes to truly closing the achievement gap between students from all life backgrounds, [...] Read more

Georgetown University Revamps Diversity Initiatives

by Jamal Eric Watson | February 7, 2016
The nation’s oldest Catholic university has initiated a wide range of sweeping reforms in an [...] Read more

Support for the Scholarship of Faculty of Color and Minority Journals Vital

by Donna Y. Ford | February 4, 2016
We cannot discount and neglect the increasingly diverse nation and scholars and readers of colo [...] Read more

AASCU Trying Crowdsourcing Approach to Improving Student Outcomes

by Catherine Morris |
Forty-four of the AASCU’s member institutions will participate in a three-year program in an [...] Read more

U. of Iowa Arranges Quiet Places to Pray for Muslim Students

by Associated Press |
IOWA CITY, Iowa ― The University of Iowa has turned two rooms into prayer spaces for Muslim s [...] Read more

Kentucky President Forms Committee to Consider Controversial Mural

by Associated Press |
LEXINGTON, Ky. ― University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has formed a committee to dec [...] Read more

Chicago State Declares Financial Emergency, Eyes Job Cuts

by Associated Press |
CHICAGO ― Chicago State University trustees have declared a financial emergency at the troubl [...] Read more