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Meeting discusses challenges facing liberal arts colleges

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Professors and presidents consider whether their business models, demographics and programs must change for institutions to thrive.

British universities brace for likely drop in E.U. students

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Following the Brexit vote, many anticipate a drop in the number of E.U. students at U.K. universities. Could American institutions attract some of them?

Stopping tenure clock may help male professors more than female, study finds

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Colleges adopted policies to stop the tenure clock to help professors who are new parents, especially mothers. Study suggests fathers may be the real beneficiaries.

With Brexit win, universities face 'significant challenges'

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Decision to leave E.U. reflects divisions in nation but goes against wishes of university leaders and many professors.

Supreme Court upholds consideration of race in admissions

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Surprise ruling comes in much-litigated dispute over policies at University of Texas at Austin. Higher ed leaders see formula they can embrace for continuing their current policies.

State College of Florida replaces three-year contracts for professors with one-year contracts

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After the State College of Florida replaced a tenure-like system with three-year contracts for all new faculty members, some complained. So the board shifted to one-year contracts.

Study finds inconclusive results about efficacy of adaptive learning

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Major study of adaptive learning finds inconclusive results about its ability to improve outcomes and lower costs, but use at two-year colleges and in remedial courses shows potential.

AAUP votes to censure two institutions for alleged violations of academic freedom and calls out two more abandoning shared governance

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AAUP votes to censure two institutions for alleged violations of academic freedom and calls out two more -- including U of Iowa over presidential search -- for abandoning shared governance.

Biennial Scholars at Risk gathering focuses on threats to scholars and academic values globally

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The biennial Scholars at Risk gathering focuses on threats to scholars and academic values globally.

Anthropology group rejects resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions

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Members of the American Anthropological Association narrowly vote down a resolution to boycott Israeli academic institutions.

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