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As a new academic year gets underway, faculty and academic affairs administrators must consider how to prevent cheating on exams and papers in light of the ever-evolving tactics that students use. Read more>>

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The Washington Post
Swamped with a surge of incoming freshmen it hadn’t foreseen, Virginia Tech this summer tried all kinds of dorm-maximizing tricks to squeeze in its largest class ever. Singles morphed into doubles, doubles into triples. Lounges became pop-up bedrooms for three or more. Read more>>
The University of the Sciences is offering a program focused on the business side of pot as it looks to create leaders in the medical marijuana industry. Read more>>

The New York Times
Long before streaming video, it captured images of campus life every 20 seconds. The quirky project, believed to be the longest-running public webcam, will shut down at the end of August. Read more>>
A Yale University psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students at a research facility on the Caribbean island of St. Kitts and committed sexual misconduct against at least eight others. Read more>>

Houston Chronicle
The state’s higher education coordinating board has been working to close gaps in Texas since 2000 and is still actively working to achieve its “60x30TX” plan, the board’s commissioner said. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

The EvoLLLution
For traditional higher education, there’s no such thing as “too big to fail.” To survive while other colleges fall, institutions need to stop making change management an event. Read more>>

Too many students don’t get anything from college except a lot of debt. Read more>>

Industry News

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of McGraw-Hill’s ALEKS learning solution, McGraw-Hill announced the launch of the first annual ALEKS All-Star Educator Awards, a new awards program honoring outstanding educators. Read more>>

Prodigy Finance
Prodigy Finance, a provider of cross-border lending, announces it will be reporting repayments on its student and refinance loans to Experian, a consumer credit reporting company . Read more>>

Consider it an automated, third-party version of the college career center, with a breadth of opportunities few schools could even try to match. Read more>>


Daily Journal
John C. Bowling, the president of Olivet Nazarene University since August 1991, will end his tenure at the conclusion of the 2020-21 school year. Read more>>
The College of Charleston will soon need to find a new Chief of Police for the Division of Public Safety. Read more>>

South Bend Tribune
The Southwestern Michigan College board of trustees will begin an internal search to identify possible candidates to succeed David Mathews as president of the community college. Read more>>