Following latest scandal, professors demand firing of president of Southern Cal

He has "lost the moral authority to lead the university," says letter from 200 faculty members, in wake of latest scandal.

Another college (Marylhurst) closes -- this one not in the Northeast or Midwest

Unlike most of the institutions that have failed recently, Marylhurst isn't in the Northeast or Midwest. But it is a Roman Catholic institution with a modest endowment.

Anger at Sweet Briar over commencement speech


Comments such as "it's only natural for men from Mars to follow the shortest skirt in the room" leave many in audience shocked that a graduation address at women's college would defend sexist and harassing behavior. And there was more.

Ohio State professor's technology ban finds positive reaction and results

At an institution that prides itself on its use of technology, one professor goes in the opposite direction -- banning all electronic devices in his classes.

Yale police called on black graduate student who was napping


Incident adds to anger over how white people -- on campuses and in society -- view non-white people.

Clifford Adelman, longtime higher ed researcher, 1942-2018

A smart, opinionated researcher and interpreter of the higher ed enterprise dies at the age of 75.

'Focus Fridays' at Alabama university offer four-day weeks

University of Mobile gives faculty and staff members the equivalent of Fridays off, with a 35-hour week that shifts classes to a Monday-Thursday schedule.

Lawsuit charges university fired its lawyer for investigating allegations of misconduct by president's son

Former general counsel says Ohio Christian fired him for investigating alleged misconduct -- including sexual harassment and racist and anti-Semitic statements by president's son. President and son then landed jobs at another university.

Koch agreements with George Mason gave foundation role in faculty hiring and oversight


George Mason says some of its past donor agreements with Charles Koch Foundation have afforded the organization a say in faculty appointments, in violation of the norms of academic freedom.

NACUBO report finds tuition discounting up again

Private college discount rates continue to increase in efforts to attract students. Burden on budgets also continues to grow.


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