Michael H. Schill, president of the University of Oregon, also talks about his plans to focus marketing efforts more on academics and less on athletics.
The decision to retain the name of Calhoun College has touched off a passionate reaction at a university that has faced months of racial unrest.
In keeping John C. Calhoun’s name on a college, Yale University says it welcomes the chance to teach American history. Here’s how that has worked out on three other campuses.
Buzz Aldrin, who is 86, advises a center run by his son that is bent on figuring out how to get people settled on a neighboring planet.
Despite her mounting controversies, many faculty members say Linda P.B. Katehi should stay on as the campus leader, while others are using the opportunity to voice different concerns.
Critics of an agreement to rename the Virginia institution's law school after the late Supreme Court justice see the move as evidence that the university is being steered rightward by big donors like the Charles Koch Foundation.
From a more progressive band of conservatives to "Terps for Trump," the University of Maryland at College Park’s Republican groups mirror the national divide.
Colleges are exploiting advances in analytical modeling to engage professors in discussions of teaching cost in relation to quality.
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