President-elect has called for reform of loan programs, a tuition tax credit in exchange for service, new investments in research, and a broader concept of affirmative action.
With many on campuses flocking to the polls, some were frustrated by long lines and other voting obstacles.
How do academics respond to a unique, precedent-shattering election? Insist it was predicted by entirely ordinary models.
Colleges and universities will celebrate and observe the upcoming presidential inauguration -- on campus and in Washington.
AAAS launches group aimed not only at protecting rights of scientists, but of bringing scholarly expertise to broader humanitarian efforts.
As they fête Obama's historic inauguration, advocates for historically black colleges urge the president-elect to prioritize them in his stimulus package.
Joel Kovel denounces process to faculty colleagues, but some point to his disorganization or the economy as being more decisive than his politics in the case.
As of early Friday, everything was going according to plan.
Controversial visitors to U. Chicago and Temple provoke angry crowds, inside the lecture hall.
Obama's critics have again taken to deriding his professorial past, shedding light on longstanding stereotypes about academe.
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