LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education held its second annual conference in the wake of a mass shooting that targeted gay Americans. Even in the aftermath of that tragedy, some members saw encouraging signs.
Some question the university’s explanation that the layoffs are necessary to maintain spending on academic priorities.
The president said he wasn’t a “strict proponent” of eliminating pledging, but he also expressed frustration with fraternities’ repeated misconduct violations.
The New Jersey university said it sought to foster a “comprehensive and balanced understanding” of the former president, including his segregationist views.
A deadlocked vote by the justices preserves a lower court’s ruling against a proposal that would have shielded from deportation many parents and siblings of college students.
Shifts in economics and student demographics, along with resurgent activism, have altered the tenor of the discussion about affirmative action over the past eight years.
The recommendation to strip the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools of its federal recognition won’t be the final word. But it starts a process that could lead to the agency’s demise.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the University of Texas both fleshes out how colleges can stay out of legal trouble and blunts some of the weapons used to attack affirmative action.
Ms. Fisher, the white female student who sued after she was denied admission by the University of Texas at Austin, has become the "Becky" of the moment.
The University of Texas at Austin is not off the hook, even though its holistic process is legal, the majority ruled. But this was not a sweeping affirmation of affirmative action.
The justices’ ruling puts an apparent end to one of the most closely watched cases in higher education, though the fight over colleges’ consideration of race is likely to continue.
A company calling itself Forest Trail Sport University could be stymied in its plans to team up with Waldorf University, a for-profit institution that operates mostly online.
As it tries to confront hazing and a student’s death, the state’s flagship university proposes a new recruitment and initiation process for campus Greek life.
Well before Allen J. Frantzen’s comments on feminism were widely condemned by fellow medievalists, scholars started compiling a work celebrating his career. Five years later, some are getting cold feet.
The attorney general is also seeking a restraining order to block the governor from abolishing the university's board.
A researcher describes her group’s work to design and test behavioral interventions that colleges can use to help students find and stay on their path to a degree.
The evidence is largely anecdotal, and the research is inconclusive, but many professors say reading online clearly hampers students’ ability to take in what they study.
In a year when student activists pushed colleges to reconsider racially charged monuments and building names, researchers who investigate campus history have found new momentum.