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This Week in Higher Ed: October 18, 2016

October 18, 2016 Comments are Disabled

Princeton made a settlement with local Princeton, NJ homeowners to pay $18 million over the next six years after its property-tax exemption was challenged.

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This Week in Higher Ed: Feb. 25, 2015

February 25, 2015 Comments are Disabled

Drug overdoses hospitalize 12 at Wesleyan. U. of Illinois student charged with movie-inspired sexual assault. Three injured in Bethune-Cookman shooting.

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Alternative to Common App sees surge in use

October 14, 2014 Comments are Disabled

The University has decided not to sign onto an alternative platform to the Common App for this admission cycle.

This week in higher ed: April 17, 2013

April 17, 2013 Comments are Disabled

The University of California at Los Angeles’ ban on all smoking and tobacco products on campus will take effect Tuesday.

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This week in higher ed: March 6, 2013

March 6, 2013 Comments are Disabled

A chain of what Oberlin College officials referred to as “hate-related incidents” caused Oberlin’s President Marvin Krislov to cancel classes Monday.

This week in higher ed: Feb. 27, 2013

February 27, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Online courses may exacerbate achievement gaps and further disadvantage demographic groups that often struggle academically, according to a new study.

This week in higher ed: Feb. 20, 2013

February 20, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Disagreements prompt professor’s departure from MOOC, Berkeley student comes out as undocumented, Harvard admin position emphasizes sustainable investment

This week in higher ed: Feb. 13, 2013

February 13, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette has requested the U.S. Supreme Court hear an appeal in a case involving the use of race in college admission decisions.

This week in higher ed: Feb. 6, 2013

February 6, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Questions of administrative diversity surface at Penn. One percent of Harvard undergrads forced to withdraw in cheating scandal.

This week in higher ed: Jan. 30, 2013

January 30, 2013 Comments are Disabled

A report found that divesting from top fossil fuel companies would not pose a statistically significant risk to universities’ endowments.