Internal reports, released by those suing the university, show use of personality rankings in ways that hurt Asian applicants' chances of admission. Under academic criteria only, their numbers would go way up.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos
Education Department announces a second yearlong delay of some gainful-employment disclosures as DeVos works on a do-over of the vocational education rule.
Eight private schools in Washington area -- including St. Albans and Sidwell Friends -- announce they will stop offering Advanced Placement courses.
Judge orders now ex-girlfriend to pay $284,000 for sabotaging a dream acceptance.

Academic Freedom, Faculty

AAUP censures Nebraska-Lincoln for alleged violations of academic freedom in Courtney Lawton case. Iowa and Stillman removed from lists of sanctioned and censured institutions.

Diversity, Legal Cases, International Higher Education

Supreme Court of Canada says law society acted reasonably in denying approval to proposed Christian law school with a code of conduct prohibiting same-sex sexual activity.


Shawna Shapiro surveys students in the wake of a controversy at her institution and discovers insights into what’s missing in the discourse.

Career Advice

When you ask people you don’t know for career help, you may be surprised by how generous they can be, writes Victoria McGovern, who gives some suggestions on how best to reach out.
In a recent survey, only 1% of higher education leaders said they are not considering an analytics program. Learn how priorities, barriers to implementation, and level of investment vary by title and institution type. Read the report.


Just Visiting

June 18, 2018
But we need to get beyond the pseudo-idea.

Confessions of a Community College Dean

June 17, 2018
Perspectives on jobs in and out of academe.

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