Live Analysis: Columbia President Testifies on Capitol Hill

Minouche Shafik faced questioning today about her university’s response to antisemitic incidents on its campus. Read Inside Higher Ed’s live analysis of the hearing here.

Nassau Community College Moves Ahead With ‘Mega Departments’

The institution’s leaders say consolidating departments will make the college more efficient. Its faculty union says the move will do the opposite.

'Catastrophic Success' Threatens Army Education Benefits

Two of the Service's premier education benefits, Credential and Tuition Assistance, are under review. Higher ed advocates are concerned.

Putting Services Where the Students Are—In DEI Offices

To better engage the campus community, some student affairs offices are placing liaisons in their diversity, equity and inclusion spaces.

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Higher Ed on the Hot Seat (Again)

Columbia’s president has a chance to tell a different story during today’s Congressional hearing on antisemitism, Teresa Valerio Parrot and Erin A. Hennessy write.

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A New Way to Think About Plagiarism

To figure out whether an accusation of plagiarism is serious, apply the counterfactual test, Garrett Pendergraft writes.

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Present-Day Lessons From the Early 1970s

How the early 2020s mirror and diverge from the early 1970s and what we might learn from the similarities and contrasts.

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Three Questions on Online Learning Compliance for U-M’s Ricky LaFosse

A conversation with the associate director of compliance and policy at the University of Michigan’s Center for Academic Innovation.

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How Can We Address Campus Conflict?

Megan Halteman Zwart provides advice on how to create conditions that help all students to learn amid culture wars and national controversies.

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Congratulations! You’ve been promoted. Now what?

As a senior team member, don’t ignore the benefits of newness that an appointee from the outside would have, write Laurie Fenlason and Jenn Desjarlais.

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