An accusation against four unnamed Morehouse College students has prompted an intense debate there and at nearby Spelman College. The sensitivities run deep.
Wayne Frederick, president of the historically black university, says it needs to be more selective in enrolling students and choosing how to support them.
Even taking small steps, like posting lecture slides online, can help an instructor better connect with international students, say experts.
The reversal followed the Justice Department's move against North Carolina's controversial law limiting bathroom access for transgender people.
The university's president said it had apologized to Jason Riley, a columnist for The Wall Street Journal, for "confusion" over whether he had been invited.
The university was under no obligation to disclose a student's report that he was attacked off-campus. But some students say they should have learned about it from their institution, not TV coverage.
Criticizing plans to rename the university's law school for Justice Antonin Scalia, the Faculty Senate called for the suspension of a pact between the school and the Charles Koch Foundation.
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.
Nathan Deal, a Republican, had supported expanding gun rights to bars and churches. But he said the legislation failed to give campuses flexibility to set their own rules.
This year, the university told students from six states they could pay the same tuition and fees charged by their in-state flagship university. That led to a boost in enrollment from those states.