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In outlining commitments to undocumented immigrant students, some presidents avoid term 'sanctuary'

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University presidents articulate specific commitments to support undocumented immigrant students, but in many cases eschew the term -- “sanctuary campus” -- preferred by activists.

New study suggests training for department chairs is woefully inadequate at most institutions

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New study suggests that training for department chairs is woefully inadequate at most institutions.

Presidents draw fire for postelection comments

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Campus leaders face intense scrutiny for what they say or don’t say in this tense period. Some messages that go over well on campus receive considerable criticism as they spread.

Book argues that faculty members of color going up for tenure are judged by different standard than white peers

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New book argues that sometimes faculty members of color going up for tenure are judged by a higher standard than are their white peers.

White power leader's next target is college campuses

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Video of Richard B. Spencer's recent speech -- in which supporters gave Nazi salute -- draws attention to alt-right leader. His plan to visit Texas A&M has set off a debate.

Betsy DeVos, Trump's choice for education secretary, has unclear higher ed priorities

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Betsy DeVos has led Michigan GOP and organizations pushing for school choice, but her views on higher education are largely unknown.

Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites academe to collaborate on future of libraries

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology issues an invitation to publishers, researchers and universities to collaborate on a vision for the future of libraries.

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

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

Virginia Foxx weighs in on the GOP's higher education priorities

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The likely next chair of the U.S. House education committee weighs in on GOP higher education priorities a week after Republicans captured the White House and retained both chambers of Congress.

Berkeley grad students say they should have been told their professor was being investigated for sexual harassment

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Colleges don’t tell students that professors are being investigated for -- or even had been found guilty of -- harassment. Berkeley grad students demand change in this practice.

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