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37 Nigerian students sue Alabama State

A group of 37 Nigerian students is suing Alabama State University, claiming that the university failed to properly disburse scholarship funds awarded …

Clinton 'free' plan would boost public college enrollment, harm private colleges

Hillary Clinton's plan to eliminate public college tuition for families with incomes up to $125,000 would lift enrollment at two- and four-year …

Protests, racist incidents lead to more multicultural programs on campuses

Last year, colleges were rocked by a series of protests over racial inequality on campuses and across the country. With signs pointing to those …

A foreign academic briefly detained in Turkey tells his story

When his university accused him of aiding and abetting a terrorist organization, Clyde Forsberg, an American citizen teaching in Turkey, posted on …

Trump proposes "extreme vetting" and an ideological test for visas

Donald J. Trump on Monday proposed putting in place an ideological test for admission to the United States and temporarily suspending visa processing …

Immigration

How the crackdown in Turkey is affecting international academic collaboration

A crackdown on Turkey’s higher education sector is hurting international academic collaborations and student and scholar exchanges.<p>A joint statement …

Juniata College encourages professors to talk about race in class, while acknowledging risks

Everyone at Juniata College was talking about race. Everyone, it seemed, but the professors.<p>While race was rarely discussed in class, it was …

British universities brace for likely drop in E.U. students

​Will a British exit from the European Union lead to a drop in enrollment of European students at U.K. universities?<p>Many expect that it will. …

Students at Emory and Berkeley reportedly among victims of terror attack in Bangladesh

Emory University announced Saturday that two of its students were among those killed in a terrorist attack in Bangladesh. The University of …

Dartmouth professors test new way of measuring student interest in diversity

The 2015-16 academic year was one of numerous student protests demanding increases in the admission of minority students and the hiring of minority …

Hamilton College's new department-specific diversity requirement sparks debate

Like many campuses, Hamilton College in New York has over the past two years faced criticism from student protesters that it isn't doing enough to …

With Brexit win, universities face 'significant challenges'

British citizens voted on Thursday for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, ushering in a period of uncertainty for universities. The …

Report examines impact of national study abroad scholarship program for low-income students

The evaluation is based in part on survey responses from 1,591 Gilman Scholars who studied abroad from 2002-3 to 2009-10. Researchers also conducted …

New book argues for service learning that doesn’t prioritize students

At the awards banquet, one student wore a union T-shirt under a loose button-down.<p>He was not an honoree. The honorees -- students who had worked with …

Education

Colleges placing increasing importance on programs promoting civic engagement

Starting this fall, California State University at Los Angeles students must take two courses in civic learning as part of their general education …

Higher Education

SUNY Oswego sees success in diversifying its study abroad population

When Tiana Morris flew to London to study abroad last spring, it was her first time out of the country and her first time on a plane. “After going …

Meeting the Challenges of Globalization with Curriculum Change

Abstract:In this essay I will start with a critical examination of globalization. I will give a definition of globalization and present some current …