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Stanford academic freedom event proceeds amid controversy

Controversial event on academic freedom at Stanford University goes forward amid controversy. Speakers include Amy Wax, Jordan Peterson, Scott Atlas, Joshua Katz and more.

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A white man in a business suit stands at a lectern in front of a crowd of conference attendees.

Professors and academics will stay on Twitter—for now

Academics who tweet are weighing the opportunity costs of leaving Twitter while looking into other social media platforms. But few are fleeing the digital gathering space in which they have invested so much—at least not yet.

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Work-life balance seeps into discussions on leadership, too

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A discussion about senior-level careers in technology reflects larger debates in higher ed and society about work-life balance, different styles of leadership and—only subtly—gender.

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Anonymous Businesswoman Analyzing Statistical Business Reports on her Tablet PC at the Office, a Close Up

William & Mary professors cry secrecy on data school, more

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College of William & Mary says it has to change to thrive. Faculty members say they’re being left out of plans to open a data science and computing school, and more.

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Colleges go offbeat for cybersecurity training

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To appeal to students’ and employees’ “hearts and minds,” campus tech leaders experiment with unconventional strategies: festivals, art installations and role-playing games.

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Cybersecurity clowns at Notre Dame's cybersecurity festival. One is wearing a red wig and red nose, and he has a QR code on his rainbow tie-dye shirt.

Florida trustees select Sasse as president

Senator Ben Sasse was unanimously selected by trustees as the next president of the University of Florida, despite protests related to both the search and the candidate.

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Senator Ben Sasse, a middle-aged white man with dark hair wearing a business suit.

Ratings and bias against women, over time

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Two new studies show how bias against women in student ratings operates over time, worsening with critical feedback and instructor age.

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The back of a blond person's head; the blond person is facing a lecture hall full of students.

U.S. issues final regs for 90-10 rule, Pell Grant for prisoners

Education Department also releases new accountability measures for when colleges and universities change ownership, along with regulations for prison education programs.

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U.S. soldier in uniform reading in a book

Montclair State and Bloomfield College move ahead on merger

Bloomfield announced last fall that it needed a strategic partner to remain viable. Montclair State University stepped up, and now a formal merger process is underway.

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Marcheta Evans, a Black woman wearing a red suit, speaks at a lectern in front of a Bloomfield College backdrop.

West Virginia U proposal outlines process for firing faculty

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West Virginia University proposal outlines a process for removing even tenured professors for unsatisfactory performance. Some say the process weakens tenure—but some say it protects it.

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A brick building at West Virginia University.

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