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Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey is leading 20 states urging U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to reject an application from what was once the nation's largest accreditor of for-profit colleges. Healey says the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools allowed schools to cheat students.

Harvard's announcement ends a seven month-long search for a new president.

Harvard is vowing to kick its fossil fuel habit by 2050. As a first step, the university will aim to become carbon-neutral by 2026.

After months of debate, the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester announced it is keeping its mascot, the Crusader. The small Catholic college has reaffirmed that students, athletes and alumni will continue to be known as Crusaders who fight for social justice.

College textbooks cost students dearly. One Boston-based publisher is trying to change that by offering an online subscription for $180 a year that includes thousands of texts and other course materials.

A new report finds that employers in the bio-pharmaceutical industry are increasingly demanding candidates with four-year degrees for jobs that once only required two-year associate's degrees.

Administrators at schools like Salem State have promised a more proactive approach to combating racism. But some students are asking for more.

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is scrapping the Obama administration's plan to forgive the loans of students defrauded by the for-profit chain Corinthian Colleges, adopting a new process that she says will be more efficient.

The final Republican tax bill includes a new tax on large private college endowments. About thirty schools will be affected, including six in Massachusetts.

The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that Harvard prevented a free and fair election on forming a graduate student union, clearing a path for another vote.

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