University says it is blocking event not because of the ideas involved, but for reasons of safety, post-Charlottesville.
Experts say they understand why university presidents want to keep people away from white supremacist events, but they have a tough sell on campus.
Abrupt closure of Charlotte School of Law appears to end months-long saga over program's access to federal aid. But questions remain over which former students will be eligible for discharge of student loans and liability for taxpayers.
Community colleges stress their role in providing work-force opportunities amid doubts from some working-class people that college won't benefit them or their children.
Author discusses new book on how the value of higher education is discussed -- and how issues of gender influence that discussion.
Union of Concerned Scientists has launched a tool for federal employees to report political meddling in science and research. It’s the latest way science advocates are responding to what they see as the Trump administration’s anti-science policies.


In The Second Coming of the KKK: The Ku Klux Klan of the 1920s and the American Political Tradition, Linda Gordon emphasizes broad patterns, making the book more timely than even the headlines of the past few days would suggest, writes Scott McLemee.

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By getting involved, faculty members directly work toward institutional goals like creating a positive learning environment and improving retention rates, argues Kirstin Kelley.


Confessions of a Community College Dean

August 15, 2017
On the list or not on the list.

University of Venus

August 15, 2017
Going beyond repulsion at large scale acts of racism.

Technology and Learning

August 15, 2017
Is postsecondary education following the same employment path as corporate America?

The World View

August 15, 2017
If we are guardians of the internationalization of higher education, we are also guardians of the society in which our institutions of higher education exist. 

Just Visiting

August 13, 2017
Resisting charges of #virtuesignal in the wake of Charlottesville. 

Law, Policy -- and IT?

August 13, 2017
The continued assault on higher education.  

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