Education Department’s inspector general labels Western Governors as a correspondence-course provider, seeks reimbursement of $713 million in aid and may broadly threaten competency-based education.
PETA goes after a Yale postdoc for her research on birds, and some academics cry foul.
Secretary DeVos has criticized the previous administration for shifting federal policy without appropriate public input. Critics say she's poised to do just that with new Title IX advice.
Assaults and race-related posters and graffiti afflict college campuses across the U.S., inflaming students as the academic year begins.
A University of Wisconsin student’s provocative clothing line blasts police brutality, and a conservative state lawmaker seeks “accountability.”
Education Department rescinds two guidance documents from Obama administration and issues new directions on how colleges should comply with Title IX. New regulation will follow a formal notice-and-comment period.


Bruce Jackson’s approach to education can serve as an example for us all, write John Mateja and Arlene Lieberman.
They won’t get us closer to an equal, open society, argues Richard Greggory Johnson III.

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Salvador Vidal-Ortiz describes his rage about “diversity work” on many campuses.


Library Babel Fish

September 22, 2017
Thinking about the Third World Quarterly situation.

Just Visiting

September 22, 2017
Not teaching for the first time in 17 years and recognizing what I'm missing out on.


September 21, 2017
Some advice about prioritizing.

Call to Action: Marketing and Communications in Higher Education

September 21, 2017
Incorporating inclusive language in the admissions process

The World View

September 20, 2017
Basically, all flagship universities are world-class universities, but not vice-versa. They are world-class universities with a heart, essentially.

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