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Paine College on the Brink?

October 19, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

The private historically black institution in Georgia says it will seek a new accreditor after a federal judge rules that a regional agency can withdraw its stamp of approval, blocking access to federal financial aid. read more >

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Chinese Companies Seek to Buy U.S. Campuses

October 16, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

When a Chinese company seeks to buy an American music college, opponents of the sale raise academic freedom concerns. Over the last several years, Chinese buyers have purchased a number of campuses in the U.S. read more >

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A Non-Tenure-Track Profession?

October 16, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to new AAUP analysis. While many now work on multiyear contracts, their academic freedom remains of concern. read more >

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Missed Deadline Stalls DeVos Agenda

October 09, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

Education Department says it won't meet November deadline to overhaul borrower-defense and gainful-employment rules, raising the stakes for legal challenges to the Obama-era regulations. read more >

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An Immodest Proposal

October 09, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

A conservative professor is under fire for comparing -- facetiously, he says -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh's alleged actions to "spin the bottle," and for suggesting limiting judicial nominees to rapists. Students say his words are dangerous, but he thinks he's collateral damage in the culture wars. read more >

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Education for All… Even a ‘Nazi’?

October 02, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

Colleges are routinely accused of intolerance toward nonliberal views. One university did all it could to ensure that a literal poster boy for white supremacy got his degree. read more >

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