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Concerns linger after ‘final’ Harvard cheating scandal announcement

As Harvard sought to bookend its massive cheating investigation with an announcement last Friday, students implicated in the scandal said the new information raised more questions than it answered.

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Editors at U. Georgia’s student newspaper quit in protest

Top editors of The Red & Black, U. Georgia’s student newspaper walked out of their newsroom this week after a dispute with the paper’s board of directors over editorial control of the paper.

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Penn State receives accreditation warning

The Middle States Commission on Higher Education issued Penn State President Rodney Erickson an accreditation warning on Aug. 8, according to a press release issued by the university.

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Letter to Obama asks legislators to help extend visas for foreign-born students

A letter sent July 2 to President Barack Obama and top-ranking congressional officials signed by leaders from more than 100 American universities calls for new legislation to allow foreign-born students to stay in the country longer after their student visa expires upon graduation.

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Column: Privatizing universities – don’t bank on it

Authors of a recent Forbes article generated considerable buzz when they promoted a plan for the aggressive privatization of university services. While elimination of state political control may appeal to those put off by the latest rumors of the U. Texas Board of Regents’ dangerous partisanship, sweeping privatization of our campus invites trouble.

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Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim elected 12th president of the World Bank

Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim elected 12th president of the World Bank

Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim will serve as the World Bank’s 12th president, the World Bank board of directors announced on Monday. Kim was elected over the only other remaining nominee, Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

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1998 Jerry Sandusky police report released to NBC

In 1998, a psychologist said the incidents surrounding Jerry Sandusky met all definitions of a “likely pedophile’s pattern of building trust and gradual introduction of physical touch, within a context of a ‘loving,’ ‘special’ relationship.”

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Admins denounce police monitoring of Muslim students

Admins denounce police monitoring of Muslim students

Students and administrators are condemning the New York Police Department for reportedly monitoring Muslim students at Columbia U.

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Editorial: Teacher tenure should be a privilege, not a right

Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy has finally decided to tackle the issue of teacher tenure that has been hanging over the state’s head for quite some time.

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Column: Higher education’s coming crisis

A few years ago, walking around an upper-middle class neighborhood in southern California, I noticed that home sale prices were near the seven-figure range. Looking at the houses themselves and imagining the income levels of their occupants, my thought was: This can’t last. It’s unreal.

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