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  • Regent: Officials received threatening messages

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The chairman of the University of Texas' governing board said Thursday that the chancellor and board members have received personal and "threatening" attacks in the debate over whether to fire the popular president of the Austin flagship campus. The board met a day after...

  • VIDEO --- Claire McCaskill: Colleges 'in denial' about campus sexual assault

    A new report from Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is shining a light on a 'disturbing' trend.

  • Hillary Clinton is making a killing on the speaking circuit: Eight universities that have paid top dollar

    As Hillary Clinton's bumpy, gaffe-riddled book tour continues its slow and painful journey through Britain, questions regarding her impressive wealth continue to dog her back at home.

  • Nonprofit launches new effort against campus speech codes

    The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education on Tuesday announced a significant litigation effort to fight campus speech codes in colleges and universities across the country. FIRE, a non-profit foundation that advocates for academic freedom, filed four separate lawsuits against Ohio...

  • Ed official: Some campuses hostile to victims

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A top Education Department official is telling Congress that some colleges and universities are continuing to fail students by inadequately responding to campus sexual assault. Catherine Lhamon (LAY'-muhn) is the department's assistant secretary for civil rights. She says...

  • The administration is mismanaging the student debt problem

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren's and President Obama's recent higher-education proposals amount to more federal mismanagement of our student debt problem. While the bill by Warren, D-Mass., to allow refinancing of student loans died in the Senate earlier this week, Obama's executive order is here to...

  • Jill Abramson will now teach at Harvard, because of course

    Fired New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson will start teaching journalism at Harvard University this fall, according to a press release from the Ivy League college.

  • The surprising winners of Obama's student-loan program

    Students who took out big loans for graduate school and those with higher incomes stand the most to gain financially under President Obama's expansion of the federal government's loan forgiveness program. Lawyer, doctors and other highly trained professionals who utilized federal loans...

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