Higher Education News
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been evacuated from affected dormitories across the country as universities face a consequence of extreme weather and outdated buildings.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.
The universityâs 2015 protests drew national attention. A new report details what leaders of the flagship campus and the University of Missouri system have done to further healing and forestall renewed protests.
Thereâs plenty more room for improvement, but hereâs one idea: making it easier for students who owe money to their old colleges to get transcripts and credit for their work.
The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point has proposed dropping six humanities degrees as a part of its restructuring plan to offer more career-focused majors.
The institution has agreed to pay a total of $173,500 to the current and former students.
Scholars concerned about repercussions from their work will have a new outlet.
Public institutions rely on tuition from international students. So what role should the colleges play in meeting their international studentsâ demands after graduation? Here are strategies from two public colleges.
Employers, crying of a skills gap, are using college degrees as a sorting mechanism, says the author of a new book about the unforgiving labor market.
Fast-growing Southern New Hampshire U. represents a new breed of nonprofit institution driven by scale. Could it transform higher education?
A Star Professor, Removed From Endowed Chair for Harassment, Accuses Yale of ‘Pandering’ to #MeToo Activists
Michael Simons, a cardiologist, does not dispute that he "pursued by email" a postdoctoral researcher in his school. But he says heâs been punished enough for an incident that occurred years ago.
A Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment Faces Novel Penalty: Prospective Students May Read All About It
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaignâs College of Law is considering offering them a summary of an investigative report on his behavior.
As other campuses are threatened by the latest fires, Sonoma State officials describe their efforts to support students and employees who lost everything last year.
New York University will join Arizona State University and others in offering internships and courses on the West Coast.
Itâs one thing to crack down on overt harassment, but dealing with subtle sexism is a different story. One grad student pushed her professors to try.
Jeffrey S. Vitter gave no explanation for his departure. But rumors that his contract would not be renewed had circulated since May.