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Learn innovative ideas for the future of higher education in this Q&A with David J. Staley, director of the Humanities Institute and an associate professor of history at The Ohio State University. Read more>>

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The Washington Post
The Treasury Department proposed rules for a tax on the endowments of private colleges and universities, but higher education experts say the guidelines raise questions more than they provide answers. Read more>>

WBUR.org
“Biker Lust.” “The Book of Studs.” “Astrogay.” The John Hay Library at Brown University seems more suited to stately, leather-bound tomes than books with titles like those. But the university keeps almost 5,000 paperbacks in its gay pulp fiction archive. Read more>>

Philadelphia.CBSLocal.com
Allen Wilen, chief restructuring officer for Philadelphia Academic Health System LLC, says the move will facilitate a restructuring or sale of St. Christopher’s, allowing it to remain in full operation. Read more>>

The Salt Lake Tribune
Officer Miguel Deras mishandled reports from student-athlete Lauren McCluskey weeks before she was killed on campus last fall. Read more>>

eMissourian.com
East Central College is proposing to empower students and enrich communities through education. Read more>>

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The Hechinger Report
With a strong support system and a partnership with the Mayo Clinic, the University of Minnesota Rochester has students from different backgrounds graduating at similar rates. Read more>>

Center for American Progress
In the heart of the Arkansas Delta lies Lee County, a rural area with a deep history. Cotton, an industry sustained by slaves and, later, African American sharecroppers, once ruled Lee County.  Read more>>

The New York Times
It’s not just about tuition. It’s a way to reassert the power of public goods in America. Read more>>

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Upswing
Upswing, an education technology startup, is partnering with Claflin University, a historically black college and university and Upswing’s 11th HBCU partner, to connect the university’s online students with campus support resources. Read more>>

Oracle Cloud Applications
To compete more aggressively at the pinnacle of higher education, Baylor University—the oldest continuously operating university in Texas—has adopted Oracle Cloud Applications. Read more>>