The Education Department's move followed calls from activists who have accused the colleges of pursuing such exemptions in order to discriminate against gay, lesbian, and transgender students.
The University of Maryland-Baltimore County's president affirmed its commitment to academic freedom after a poster showing the female reproductive anatomy was moved.
The piece, which is worth roughly a year's in-state tuition, features a flashing LED display and was purchased to demonstrate healthy-cooking tips to students.
The university's president, Scott L. Scarborough, wrote in an email that he would "continue to search for appropriate ways to strengthen" Akron.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Forrest Hall, an ROTC building that honors Nathan Bedford Forrest, who was an early leader of the Ku Klux Klan, may have a new name soon.
The philanthropist Lynette Nielsen Gay has worked with groups that oppose LGBT rights, and a university spokeswoman said they do not reflect the campus's values.
A novel program in Germany seeks to recognize migrants’ educational attainment even though they might lack the diploma to prove it.
The university's president defended the decision to retain the name of John C. Calhoun on a residential college, saying it held educational value as a reminder of a controversial past that the institution needs to confront.
Since Xi Xiaoxing, a Chinese-American physicist, was incorrectly accused of being a spy last year, the agency has moved to prevent more such mistakes.
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.
Some good news: Last year saw the largest number of states to increase per-student spending in the past quarter century.
The system decided to put the rule on hold until lawmakers and workers could compromise on a new policy with university administrators.