Election 2016

110 college presidents issue letter to Trump urging him to speak out against harassment and hate

More than 100 campus leaders urge Trump to take more forceful stand against "harassment, hate and acts of violence." UPDATE: More presidents sign on.

Protests and incidents spread following Trump election victory

In wake of election, black freshmen at Penn receive racist emails; students protesting Trump at Central Missouri have firecracker thrown at them; controversy over flag burning at Hampshire and more.

Trump's higher ed priorities? Undoing many of President Obama's


Donald Trump provided relatively few clues to what he might do as president, but he'll probably try to reverse some of President Obama's priorities, rolling back regulations, creating new political opening for for-profit colleges and curtailing collective bargaining rights.

Trump and GOP likely to try to scale back Title IX enforcement on sexual assault

President-elect Trump has offered few details on how his administration might deal with campus sexual assault, but his surrogates and other Republicans say they would scale back enforcement of Title IX.

Trump victory will be a jolt for higher education


Many academic leaders fear the president-elect could scare off foreign students, encourage discord on campuses and promote the anti-intellectualism that won him broad support from non-college-educated males. UPDATE: American Council on Education congratulates president-elect.

Uncertain outlook under Trump and GOP Congress


Donald Trump shockingly won the presidency as the GOP maintained its grip on Congress.

Dillard University stands by decision to host debate, even when David Duke is candidate


Historically black Dillard University agreed to be site of Senate debate before it knew the candidates. Despite criticism, the president stood by the decision. Protesters disagreed.

Liberty students criticize president for his ties to Donald Trump


Students sharply criticize President Jerry Falwell Jr. for endorsement and continued support of Trump, saying they seek to "regain the integrity" of the university.

Trump questions spending decisions of colleges with large endowments


GOP candidate vows to work with Congress to push wealthy colleges and universities to spend more on students. Move comes as top endowments report losses.

Higher ed, contentious issue in recent years, flies under radar in North Carolina governor's race


North Carolina has no shortage of higher education issues, but its gubernatorial candidates haven't been talking about them -- reflecting races across the country.


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