Incoming and current college students are being reported to their universities for racist speech on social media related to national discussions on police brutality and racial injustice.

Diversity, Faculty

#BlackBirdersWeek seeks to interrupt stereotypes about who belongs in nature and science.
In the wake of George Floyd's killing and national unrest, activists are demanding their universities cut ties with police. Administrators largely are resisting the calls.
Divisions emerge between Senate Republicans and Democrats over government involvement in reopening college campuses and granting liability protection.
Everything you need to know for Friday and the weekend about higher ed and the coronavirus in one easy-to-read package.
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Christopher Cox predicts the significant ways academic libraries will shift in terms of collections, services, spaces and operations as a result of the pandemic.
Colleges should ask students to help plan curricular and co-curricular options for the fall that will work for them, writes Rebecca Vidra.

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In times of crisis, it becomes more important than ever, as stress can cause well-intentioned leaders to resort to bias and exclusion, write Ethel L. Mickey, Ember Skye Kanelee and Joya Misra.


Just Visiting

June 5, 2020
When someone accuses others of practicing "safetyism," look at where the power lies.

Learning Innovation

June 4, 2020
And a list of books on restaurants, food, and the food industry.

Higher Ed Gamma

June 4, 2020
Preparing for higher education’s post-pandemic future.

Education in the Time of Corona

June 4, 2020
Can we keep universities safe and students healthy without sacrificing the free exchange of ideas and surrendering civil liberties?


June 3, 2020
Teaching with multimodal projects during COVID-19.

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June 3, 2020
Even as budgets are slashed and enrollments dip, we must strive to emerge from this crisis with more resilient and responsive programs.

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The University of Alaska, Anchorage, in recent years has experienced its share of tight budgets and other crises, including an earthquake and merger proposals.

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