Student life

Yale University sued over fraternity culture, and plaintiffs demand coeducation

A lawsuit alleging rampant sexual misconduct among Yale's Greek chapters has demanded they admit women.

A new frontier in college athletics -- video games

The booming popularity of esports has started a vociferous debate over whether the NCAA or another entity will regulate the industry for colleges and universities.

U of Illinois Faculty Senate considering ways to protect classroom spaces from political disruptions

U of Illinois Faculty Senate is considering what to do about students who want to disrupt classes over political disagreements with professor.

Slain University of Utah student asked campus police for help multiple times with no results

University of Utah student told campus police officers multiple times she was worried about repeated, harassing text messages from ex-boyfriend. They did little to help her, and he murdered her, on campus. Experts say the tragedy points to the need for colleges to do more about domestic violence.

2019 In-and-Out List

A look at what happened in 2018 and what’s to come in 2019 with Inside Higher Ed’s seventh annual in-and-out list.

Little drama with Duke's random roommate policy

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Move was seen as an effort to promote understanding across racial and other groups. It may be too early to tell if it will work, but so far, it appears to be going smoothly.

Anti-Semitic incidents surge on college campuses after Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

Since the deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October, campuses have seen a rise in displays targeting Jews.

Baylor studies find that students perform better on tests after eight hours of sleep

Students in a Baylor University class weren't sleeping enough. Their professor offered them extra credit if they got eight hours of sleep or more -- and they performed better on final exams than their peers.

Princeton a cappella group discontinues singing Disney song over complaints of misogyny and lack of consent

A Princeton a cappella group won't sing "Kiss the Girl" from The Little Mermaid after complaints that its performance made audience members uncomfortable.

Anonymous pamphlets channel complaints at LIU

A series of anonymous pamphlets roils Long Island University's Post campus, portraying its president as out of touch and overpaid in a time of budget cuts.

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