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Bills Target Academic Espionage

Congress is paying increasing attention to risk of foreign actors stealing American research. Two new bills take very different approaches to addressing the threat -- and universities much prefer one approach over the other.

US universities should resist Red Scare on campuses

Recent cases of persecuting Chinese and Chinese American scientists for alleged China ties show that the Red Scare has been spreading fast in US institutions of higher education, places that should be totally free of the government's political interference.

Top Higher Ed Debate in 2019? Big Solutions for Borrowers

Previously relegated to the political fringes, calls for broad student debt cancellation are now being taken seriously -- a sign of how new energy is being devoted to challenges for current student borrowers.

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven

Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday.