A doctoral program proposed at Georgetown University includes preparation for nonacademic careers. But critics say it would cheapen the degree.
The Illinois board’s vote to reject the outspoken scholar marks not the end of the story but the beginning of the next chapter.
After an 8-to-1 vote against him by the university’s trustees, the scholar and his supporters, on the campus and off, pledge further action.
Advocates of academic freedom see college leaders’ calls for lowering the temperature of campus debates as attacks on free speech.
The jilted scholar says in an interview he wants the job that was offered him.
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Advocacy groups challenge the colleges’ assertion that the "gainful employment" rule would unfairly punish institutions and the students they serve.
A proposal that would eliminate scholarships in nonrevenue sports, replacing them with need-based aid, could save athletics departments millions.
The institutions—in California, Florida, and North Carolina—are serving more low-income students and closing graduation gaps, the Center for American Progress says.
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Campus bookstores say companies’ aggressive tactics hurt business and violate colleges’ exclusivity contracts.
Academe, for its part, wants access to corporate data as well as the money that tech giants like Google can generate.
The leaders of Cornell Tech, a new institution in New York City, are designing spaces meant to accommodate whatever tomorrow brings.
Is net neutrality doomed? Bill Baker has an idea: a space for the public sector on the Internet.
Big increases leave librarians at liberal-arts institutions feeling ambushed.
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