Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi described Trump's plan to reopen the government as a "nonstarter," saying it does not provide permanent solution for young immigrants who are protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
As disputes at North Carolina and Michigan State take partisan overtones, can boards, leaders, faculty members and lawmakers back away from polarization to lead public universities effectively?
Many college students rely on income -- whether a parent's or their own -- from closed federal agencies. Some colleges are trying to help.
Despite a plan to cut a third of classes, City College of San Francisco is growing.

Digital Learning, Online and Blended Learning, Teaching With Technology

The online course provider launches a slew of programs aimed at health care professionals, but observers wonder if the credentials will stand out in a crowded space.
Ontario cuts domestic student tuition by 10 percent while scaling back aid spending. Colleges won't be made whole, and students who got grants covering their full tuition will receive a portion of their aid in loans.


Scott McLemee reviews L. A. Kauffman's How to Read a Protest: The Art of Organizing and Resistance.

Career Advice

While often necessary, it’s not a substitute for technical proficiency, writes Chanda Prescod-Weinstein.
Demographic projections for the next ten-plus years illustrate that college and university leaders must begin the planning process for enrollment in the 2020s right now by further differentiating their offerings to the distinct needs of new sets of students.


University of Venus

January 20, 2019
Make 2019 the year you write with us. 

Confessions of a Community College Dean

January 17, 2019
Is there a better way than the "sham" search?


January 17, 2019
Acknowledging your blind spots and working on your identity to be a more effective and aware teacher.

Student Affairs and Technology

January 17, 2019
Critiquing the hero narrative of Lord Andrew Adonis

Higher Ed Gamma

January 17, 2019
Why well-resourced institutions need to contribute more to higher education as a whole.

Just Visiting

January 16, 2019
Amy Lynch-Biniek recounts an MLA panel on contingent and adjunct labor with some thoughts on how to bridge the gaps and keep us from repeating the past.
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