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Arizona State University aims to wipe out the replicants Subscription

23 October 2014 | By

Michael Crow on the radical change needed to build the New American University

Ebola puts US universities on edge

20 Oct 2014

By Elizabeth Redden, for Inside Higher Ed

Refute ‘private good, public bad’ claims, UC Berkeley told Subscription

16 October 2014 | By

Hard times for state-funded institutions require forceful restatement of their benefits to society, Simon Marginson says in Clark Kerr Lecture

Caricature of university president returned…in pieces

14 Oct 2014

By Elizabeth Redden, for Inside Higher Ed

Chicago suspends Confucius Institute negotiations

29 Sep 2014

By Elizabeth Redden, for Inside Higher Ed

Fresher deaths in US spark focus on alcohol abuse

23 Sep 2014

By Jake New, for Inside Higher Ed

Overseas students help keep postgraduate numbers stable in US

22 Sep 2014 | By

A rise in international postgraduate enrolments in the US has helped overall recruitment in the country to keep rising, a report has found

US college offers video application option

08 Sep 2014

By Scott Jaschik, forInside Higher Ed

US researchers protest at rules restricting drone use Subscription

4 September 2014 | By Jon Marcus

Lawsuit led by 200 universities over regulations allowing hobbyists to keep rights while academics face virtual no-fly zone

Professor’s ‘bless you’ ban prompts protests

01 Sep 2014

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

Moocs are free – but for how much longer? Subscription

21 August 2014 | By

Monetising career development courses could be the next step for the university, says Stanford professor

Gender tenure gap ‘significant’ in some subjects, finds US study

18 Aug 2014

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

Obama scorecards aim to end ‘trust us, we’re worth it’ era Subscription

7 August 2014 | By

Louisiana State University president says some US institutions fear new ratings system because they have been misleading students

Graduate migration to cities displaces less well-educated Subscription

7 August 2014 | By Jon Marcus

The urban dreams of those with degrees are driving up prices in US metropolitan hubs and driving out those with no tertiary education

US calls for no-fee degrees gather momentum Subscription

17 July 2014 | By Jon Marcus

Two influential bodies call for free tuition as Tennessee unveils lottery-funded college study

US universities ‘failing to investigate sexual assaults’

10 Jul 2014 | By

Survey of institutions by senate subcommittee shows many are failing to meet legal obligations

Texas Austin president Bill Powers battles ‘July 4 coup’

07 Jul 2014

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

Switch to digital aims to bring the arts out of the Indiana Jones storeroom Subscription

3 July 2014 | By Jon Marcus

Digital literacy can enhance humanities research as well as the skill set of graduates

Shootings ‘a wake-up call’, says Berkeley chancellor Subscription

26 June 2014 | By

Welfare and gun checks are part of the shield against campus violence

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