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Senate Republicans join Democrats in rebuke of DeVos on borrower-defense rule

Ten Senate Republicans joined Democrats in backing a resolution opposing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos's borrower-defense rule, following a similar measure passed by the House.

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FIT fashion show raises questions of diversity, creativity

A controversial fashion show at the Fashion Institute of Technology that some considered racist set off a discussion about balancing creativity and sensitivity in students' work.

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Some students do feel political pressure from their professors, but few change their views

Some students do feel political pressure from their professors, but few change their views.

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UT Austin will fire professors guilty of sexual misconduct

University of Texas at Austin accepts recommendation to fire faculty members and staff found guilty of sexual misconduct and, in some cases, make their names public.

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Lamar Alexander wants Higher Education Act deal within a month

Senator Lamar Alexander says a bill to reauthorize the Higher Education Act should pass the education committee in about a month, to give it time to get through Congress this year.

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Me Too was a major theme at this year's Modern Language Association meeting

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Modern Language Association members discuss how to process the movement -- for themselves, their work and their students.

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Stanford graduate students push for free, guaranteed health care for their kids

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Stanford graduate students say it's unacceptable that dependent health-care premiums have increased 80 percent in a few years. Many are pushing for free health care for their kids.

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Federal court decision favors limited application of Title IX

Federal appeals court ruling sets narrow standard for what institutions are expected to do when students commit sexual misconduct.

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Trump order on anti-Semitism on campuses draws free speech concerns

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White House order directs federal agencies to "consider" a controversial definition of anti-Semitism in investigating civil rights complaints at college campuses.

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Georgia Southern student promotes white supremacist theory in class

Georgia Southern freshman promotes white supremacist ideology in a class presentation. The university says the presentation falls within his free speech rights. Now students of color say they feel unsafe because of his protected speech.

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