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Harvard University is taking additional steps to confront its past ties to slavery. The university on Friday hosted a conference exploring the historical ties between slavery and universities founded in the Colonial Era.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos delivered her most extensive comments to date on higher education Thursday at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland, criticizing professors and deans for indoctrinating students.

On the campaign trail and now in the White House, President Donald Trump has talked tough on trade, specifically when it comes to China. His heated rhetoric has resonated with Trump's supporters, but it's making American colleges and universities anxious.

Higher education officials say the Trump Administration's views on community colleges are still largely unknown, after Betsy DeVos made her first major speech Thursday as Secretary of Education.

Marijuana-use and binge drinking have long been major problems on college campuses - something administrators prefer to hide or sweep under the rug. Now, one local university in northern New England is using the latest neuroscience to combat that culture - and perhaps change its reputation as a party school.

Students who want to earn a master’s degree typically have to spend a year or two on campus and tens of thousands of dollars in tuition and fees. But several universities around the world are experimenting with a new, more affordable way to grant graduate degrees.

Hampshire College President Jonathan Lash is stepping down just months after the small liberal arts school was thrust into a national debate surrounding the American flag. 

With almost daily protests and rallies across the country, these are tense times in American politics. Perhaps nowhere has discourse and debate become more heated than on college campuses, where conservatives say they generally feel unwelcome. 

A small group of professors at one local university has been working to change that by fostering diversity of thought and the search for common ground.

Colleges and universities are strongly opposing President Trump's recent executive actions on immigration, saying they fear it will have a chilling effect.

Colleges and universities across the country are scrambling to deal with President Trump’s temporary travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries linked to concerns about terrorism.

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