Other colleges offer to take in jettisoned students, but faculty and staff members fear being left without decent jobs, money, and even homes.
The university system said a reference to the potential "enacting of a de-tenure process" was "inadvertent and incorrect." But faculty members remain leery.
A group of universities in the Washington area are betting that the certifications will help convince employers that students are picking up essential skills.
But data collected by the activist group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals suggest that such animal use rose nearly 73 percent from 1997 to 2012.
Humanities scholars and computer scientists team up on a study of a century-old pandemic, with echoes of current outbreaks.
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The latest figures, for the 2013 fiscal year, show an improvement from the previous year, when 168 institutions had scores below passing on the controversial test.
Advocates of the plans have long struggled to show that they’re more than just for the rich, but at a meeting this week, the talk was of how far they have to go.
Arizona's governor has proposed a budget slashing all funding for three of the state's two-year colleges. Here's how one chancellor is grappling with getting "zeroed out."
The path to college, a new paper emphasizes, starts in middle school—as does concern about how to pay for it.
The U.S. Education Department has weighed in on, but not resolved, a dispute over privacy protections stemming from an alleged rape at the University of Oregon.
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- How the Pressure on Public Colleges Plays Out in One State
- How One University Unexpectedly Found Itself Ranked Among the ‘25 Most Dangerous Colleges’
- Under Increasing Financial Pressure, Colleges Consider Mergers—Cautiously
- Is Sweet Briar’s Closure a Warning Sign for Other Small Colleges?
New classroom methods and platforms present difficulties for students who are deaf or blind.
His company on the ropes, the famously cagey founder of Apple gave some hints about his strategy to win a bigger share of the higher-education computer market.
Colleges are trying new services that let students comment anonymously on professors and courses—and setting guidelines to avoid the vitriol seen on apps like Yik Yak.
College hackathons are growing in number—and getting more organized—but they’re not quite what you think they are.
Colgate University finds that letting graduates participate online in classes that students are taking on the campus has benefits for both.
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- In Time of Disruption, Media Companies and Colleges Look to Each Other for Help
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- Can Digital ‘Badges’ and ‘Nanodegrees’ Protect Job Seekers From a First-Round Knockout?
- U. of Phoenix and Thurgood Marshall Fund Announce Partnership