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The business model in higher ed is ‘not sustainable,’ warns S.C. commission

If higher education continues on a path of exploding costs and declining student enrollment, some South Carolina public colleges and universities will be forced to close shop, officials from the state Commission on Higher Education warned.

Publisher drops plan to charge extra for old papers after outcry

Publisher Taylor & Francis has dropped plans to charge extra for access to older research papers online, after more than 110 universities signed a letter of protest.

China to build platform for supervising environmental ‘red lines’

China is planning to complete the construction of a platform for supervising the "red lines" for the protecting important natural areas by 2020, according to the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP).

Putting a prison at the heart of a university campus

There are British universities that own castles, grottoes and even a sewage plant. But Rama Thirunamachandran, at Canterbury Christ Church University, is proud to be the only vice-chancellor who has purchased a prison.