Truckee Meadows won't fire 'insubordinate' professor

Truckee Meadows Community College says it won’t fire a professor accused of “insubordination,” after all.


Controversial scholar of pedophilia resigns at Old Dominion

Scholar of pedophilia at Old Dominion University steps down amid controversy about comments on “minor-attracted persons.”


Author discusses his book on evidence of value of liberal arts

Author discusses his new book about the value of liberal arts colleges—and why many people ignore them.


Raceless policy making is inadequate, state higher ed leaders are told


Higher education won’t address racial inequity unless states and institutions acknowledge the current problems and respond to them head-on, a speaker tells state officials.


Research links rise in college completion to grade inflation

New research argues that increases in GPAs are responsible for the rise in college completion rates since the 1990s.


Workbook focuses on supporting students with long COVID

Disabilities services professionals want to get the word out about how students may be affected by long COVID. A new workbook offers tips for those helping these students navigate college while coping with the virus's lingering effects.


MIT deals with fallout from canceled lecture

A canceled lecture divides MIT and prompts a review, even as the talk finds new life at Princeton University.


Graduate enrollment grew in 2020 despite pandemic

Enrollments rose in fall 2020 despite big drops in incoming international students. Gains among part-time and underrepresented minority students helped fuel the increase.


Authors discuss their new book, 'The Ph.D. Parenthood Trap'

Authors discuss their new book on parents in academe.


Gonzaga report proposes steps to respond to clergy sex abuse

A commission recommended how administrators can respond to the Catholic clergy sex abuse crisis and the university’s links to accused priests. Advocates for survivors were not impressed.



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