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North America

Swastika row raises issues at George Washington

28 Apr 2015

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

UK academy may need diversity quota, says US dean Subscription

23 April 2015 | By

Head of Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business says that changing white male domination may require ‘something dramatic’

Student-consultants: cut-price advice from campuses Subscription

16 April 2015 | By Jon Marcus

Those studying at Arizona State and other universities are in demand as firms across the US seek fresh business insights, says Jon Marcus

American Sniper campus screening banned then reinstated

13 Apr 2015

By Jake New, for Inside Higher Ed

Philosophy’s forgotten women Subscription

9 April 2015 | By Jon Marcus

Project Vox aims to illuminate key female thinkers absent from the discipline’s history

Rolling Stone retracts campus rape article

07 Apr 2015

From Inside Higher Ed

Texas and Florida in spotlight over concealed guns on campus debate

30 Mar 2015

By Kaitlin Mulhere, for Inside Higher Ed

Black student’s injuries during arrest spark anger

23 Mar 2015

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

Stanford president John L. Hennessy considers future of HE

16 Mar 2015

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

Press didn’t sway case, says Yale Subscription

12 March 2015 | By

‘Management review’ led to removal of academic who harassed researcher

Leading philosophy professor reveals battle with depression

03 Mar 2015

By Colleen Flaherty, for Inside Higher Ed

Obama college rating plans ‘should be ditched’

15 Feb 2015 | By

An organisation with more than 200 US university members has formally urged the federal government to ditch plans for a college ratings system

Disaster City: where a catastrophe is a good day’s work Subscription

29 January 2015 | By Jon Marcus

Emergency services from around the world come to train at the small village with a unique connection to Texas A&M

Racial profiling on campus: debate reignited

26 Jan 2015

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

Obama highlights college plan in State of the Union speech

21 Jan 2015

By Michael Stratford, for Inside Higher Ed

Will Cuba roll out the welcome mat for US students? Subscription

15 January 2015 | By Jon Marcus

American universities review exchange programmes as 50-year embargo ends

Racism accusations spark academic freedom debate in Canada

12 Jan 2015

By Colleen Flaherty, for Inside Higher Ed

Online class sizes ‘may not matter’

05 Jan 2015

By Scott Jaschik, for Inside Higher Ed

US institutions pressed to disclose overseas deaths Subscription

1 January 2015 | By Jon Marcus

Activists want universities to report if study-abroad students are killed, injured or victims of a crime

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