Study finds faculty members who use the benefit are more likely than others to earn tenure -- but may end up earning less than comparable colleagues who don't. The biggest salary impact is on men.
Asian-American groups urge Supreme Court to bar race-conscious admissions, renewing debate over the impact of such policies.
Instructor raised concern about separation of church and state at a public university. The day she went public with the threatening e-mails she received, her courses for the fall disappeared.
Facing a new "lifestyle statement" at Shorter University, many faculty and staff have chosen to resign instead. One has spoken out publicly.
Four years ago, nearly two dozen state university systems committed to improving recruitment and retention of underrepresented students. Here's an update on their progress.
Several colleges have seen heightened tensions in recent months over how much church teachings should dictate college policies.
In perhaps the biggest campus change yet from a federal push for more accountability on sexual harassment allegations, North Carolina decides its unique student-run court is not fit for such hearings.
San Jose State University gets more selective for local students, citing budget cuts and enrollment pressure, while 15 other Cal State campuses are at least partially overcrowded.
The longer students are in college, the less likely they are to be interested in promoting understanding across lines of race and ethnicity, study finds.
Study of the most competitive colleges finds that "holistic" admissions policies look very different at different colleges -- and that some kinds of applicants may compete only against each other.
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