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Remedial classes, repeated courses, and course withdrawals signal trouble for many students. Yet for some, that pattern actually predicts greater success. The key is looking at the student profile as a whole, a new study suggests.
Seamus Hughes was reading Dragons Love Tacos when he realized he could prove the Justice Department had secretly charged the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
The long-awaited draft rules would replace the Obama administrationâs guidance, which had called for more aggressive enforcement of the 1972 law mandating gender equity among colleges that accept federal money.
A lawsuit filed in California on Thursday seeks admissions and enrollment data from the University of California system.
For most faculty members, moderating heated discussions and hearing studentsâ personal tribulations are part of the job. That could be OK, a new paper says, if it were recognized and rewarded.
Escalating rhetoric has forced colleges to walk a fine line between protecting national security and promoting ideals of openness.
An investigation at the University of Texas at San Antonio cites escalating classroom tensions, poor judgment, and a missent email as factors in an incident seen in a viral video.
Transitions: Alderson Broaddus U. Names President, U. of Texas Campus Appoints Inclusive-Excellence Chief
AldersonÂ Broaddus's new president has been interim chief for three years. Myron Anderson will be UT-San Antonio's first vice president for inclusive excellence.
Current and former students say that the faculty members groped them, plied them with alcohol, and, in some cases, raped them, and that the college was slow to respond to their complaints.
Everyone tends to seek information that reinforces what they already think, says a political-science professor. Hereâs how she demonstrates that in her course.
The International Studies Association said a joke about stopping an elevator at the lingerie department had violated its code of conduct. The scholar said he planned a defamation lawsuit.
Attacks on African-Americans and Jews surged at some colleges in 2017.
Attacks on African-Americans and Jews surged on some college campuses in 2017.
The colleges are competing for a stagnant number of increasingly price-conscious high-school graduates, a survey finds.
Students have been evacuated from affected dormitories across the country as universities face a consequence of extreme weather and outdated buildings.
Before Harvard, Asian-Americans Were Thrust Into U. of California’s Acrimonious Affirmative-Action Debate
Attacks on âacademic whackos,â public floggings, and impugned motives have all been a part of the universityâs tortured debate over whether race-conscious admissions disadvantage Asian applicants.
Amazon’s New Headquarters Is Coming to Northern Virginia. Here’s How Local Colleges Helped Make That Happen.
A âhighly educated labor poolâ was among the tech giantâs top criteria, and universities say they will deliver the talent.
U. of Texas at San Antonio Investigates After Students Say Lecturer Called Police on Black Classmate
The university is questioning a biology lecturer who allegedly called the campus police to remove a student from her classroom after the student rested her feet on a seat.
A European start-up thinks the technology will bring a new era of speed, cost reduction, and transparency. Skeptics arenât so sure and point to a history of failed would-be disruptors.
New data show a drop in enrollments from abroad. The president canât take all â or even most â of the blame, but experts say his hostility to globalism could complicate collegesâ efforts to stanch the bleeding.