Two years ago, Will Collier landed his dream job, overseeing academic services for one of the country's premier programs. His experience illustrates the challenge of protecting academic integrity in big-time college sports.
This past week several campuses learned of online posts or bathroom-wall graffiti that threatened violence. Almost all of them went on high alert.
The removal of the chapel's pews sparked much outrage online from Christians, who blamed Muslim students for it. A former campus minister says that's not true.
"We believe that Geoff Marcy cannot perform the functions of a faculty member," the prominent scientist's colleagues wrote.
For now, the university is barred from enrolling active-duty military personnel under a Department of Defense program. The loss of that ability, and the money that comes with it, could have an outsize impact.
An inquiry by the University of California at Berkeley found that Geoffrey W. Marcy had repeatedly engaged in "inappropriate behavior" with female students. Many scientists ask why the university didn't do more to punish the professor.
Colleges’ latest settlements with the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights divide opinions: greater protection for students or automatic indictment of institutions?
The chance to apply for aid earlier, using so-called prior-prior-year tax records, is widely seen as a win for students, but much will depend on how colleges and states respond.