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U.S. Lawmakers Take Aim at Another University President

As Columbia’s Minouche Shafik works to calm tensions on her campus, House Republicans representing New York and others say she needs to go.

New Title IX Rules Are Out. Here’s What You Need to Know.

Designed to protect college and university students and employees from sex-based harassment and sexual violence, the regulations will overhaul how institutions respond to reports of sexual misconduct, among other changes.

Columbia President Weathers Grilling Over Campus Antisemitism

Wednesday’s heavily hyped hearing didn’t deliver a raft of damaging viral moments. But Columbia professors came under withering scrutiny that’s likely just begun.

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.

‘You Are in the Crosshairs’: Higher Ed Braces for Another Antisemitism Hearing

December’s House hearing spawned presidential resignations, congressional fundraising records and probes of universities’ internal workings. On Wednesday, Columbia University will occupy the hot seat, with more at stake than a president’s job.

Republicans Find a Scapegoat for the FAFSA Mess

Calls for the ouster of Richard Cordray, head of the agency that developed and launched the troubled student-aid application, are growing louder. How did he become the conservatives’ culprit of choice?