The Justice Department told the North Carolina system's president, Margaret Spellings, that the university was discriminating against transgender people.
Battushig Myanganbayar enrolled at MIT after crushing one of its first massive open online courses. And he has some ideas about how they could make a real difference in the developing world.
The number of forcible sex crimes increased by 126 percent from 2001 to 2013, while all campus crimes fell by 34 percent, according to a new report.
Terry Tempest Williams helped found a graduate program in environmental humanities, but she says she's leaving after "humiliating" negotiations.
The decision by the system's presidents follows a statement by Minnesota's governor asking that state employees avoid traveling to North Carolina until its leaders "repeal the discriminatory law they enacted."
The celebrity businessman and ed-tech mentor says education "is a mess." He hopes to help turn it around with investments in start-ups and sharp criticism of bloated administration, glitzy facilities, and "easy money" in student loans.
The university has given Eric F. Spina, the new president, 10 months to learn from his predecessor, Daniel J. Curran, before taking over. In a recent conversation, the two leaders talked about the methodical changing of the guard.
Hearing American officials say the United States should emulate a near-universal college-attendance rate, some higher-ed experts in the East Asian nation scratch their heads.