Higher Education

 
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Federal lawsuits challenge Harvard, UNC over race-based affirmative action

By Laura Edghill
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Higher Education | Federal lawsuits filed last week against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill allege improper race-based admissions…

Midday Roundup: Grand jury documents reveal Ferguson officer’s story

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Completely overpowered. Members of the public can now review almost all the evidence that the St. Louis grand jury saw in its review of the Michael Brown…

Wheaton ROTC draws fire over faith requirements for leaders

By Michael Cochrane
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Religious Liberty | Mikey Weinstein, the founder of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), is known for his tenacious application of the First Amendment’s…

Harvard accused of spying on students to take class attendance

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | A group of Harvard professors whose classes were secretly photographed as part of a project to assess attendance are accusing the school of using…

For-profit colleges must prove grads can get good jobs

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | New regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Education might put many for-profit colleges at risk of losing federal student aid. Some say the regulations…

Canadian law society reverses decision, won’t accept Christian law grads

Canadian law society reverses decision, won’t accept Christian law grads

By Sarah Padbury
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Religious Liberty | The governing board of the Law Society of British Columbia decided last week not to admit graduates of Trinity Western University’s proposed law school,

Universities plead with students to graduate in four years

By Emily Scheie
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Higher Education | The University of Akron is using infomercial-style videos to talk students into taking 15 credit hours per semester. Graphics and sound effects emphasize…

Sent packing

By Emily Belz
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Religious Liberty | Some campus ministries adapt—and even grow—as they lose their homes

Colleges tap student entrepreneurs for creative fundraising

By Emily Scheie
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Education | State funding for higher education dropped during the recession, but some schools are coming up with other ways to bring in revenue—from running an airport…

Midday Roundup: U.S. delivers justice for Iraqis slain by Blackwater guards

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Long time coming. A federal jury in Washington on Wednesday convicted four former Blackwater security guards of slaughtering innocent Iraqis in 2007. The…

The fall of Harvard

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Education | They say the Enlightenment is what caused Christian colleges like Harvard, Williams, Bowdoin, Middlebury, and Amherst to fall from grace. I have never…

Patrick Henry College president steps down

By Daniel James Devine
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Higher Education | Leadership change comes as school pushes for growth

 
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