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Facebook is turning to Harvard for help with solving a technical problem - how to keep foreign hackers at bay.

It’s unwelcome news for students who attended defunct for-profit chains Corinthian Colleges and ITT Technical Institute. The U.S. Education Department is considering only partially forgiving federal loans issued to those students.

Facing dwindling enrollment and financial problems, in the past year three private colleges in New England have merged out of existence.

A new report suggests that even more colleges across the country should merge before they get in financial trouble. But there are some things schools can do to stay afloat.

For the sixth consecutive year, the price American families pay for college has continued to rise and these modest increases in tuition and fees present financial challenges. The College Board, a non-profit that tracks the cost of college, finds students and families are paying more out of pocket as financial aid fails to keep pace.

Pulitzer Prize-winner Dan Golden's new book, Spy Schools, examines the links between domestic and foreign intelligence agencies and American universities. On Campus Radio talked to Golden about these connections and what they mean for the future of higher education.

NCAA President Mark Emmert spoke on a panel at Harvard this week about the role of sports in college academics. Among other topics, Emmert spoke about the recent men's basketball scandals, the role of amateurism in college sports and how race plays into athletics.

A national women's rights group is suing U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos for rescinding an Obama-era directive on how colleges handle sexual assault complaints.

Protests on college campuses across the country over racial issues continue, and don’t show any signs of letting up. 

From the University of Missouri, to Harvard Law School, students are demanding that administrators address racial issues on their campuses. 

To get a sense of what it means to be a student living on one of these campuses, WGBH’s Higher Education desk shadowed two students: a black man and a young woman. 

Democratic attorneys general in 17 states and the District of Columbia are suing U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over an Obama-era rule meant to protect students and taxpayers from being defrauded by for-profit schools.

NCAA president Mark Emmert is speaking out and defending his agency, weeks after the FBI arrested ten people for accepting bribes to funnel college basketball players to agents, shoe companies and financial advisers.

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