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Shenandoah University wants to make it easier for parents to return to work after a baby

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Shenandoah University wants to make it easier for parents to return to campus after a baby by inviting newborns to join their moms and dads at work. Older kids are also welcome if child care falls through or in emergencies.

Flooding continues to challenge Houston colleges and universities

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At University of Houston, some students are moved to avoid rising water, and social media helps identify who needs help.

As more humanities Ph.D.s are awarded, job openings are disappearing

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New analysis finds the number of doctorates awarded keeps rising, even as number of job openings drops.

Professors’ op-ed rails against modern culture, ‘inner-city blacks’

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Essay by law professors at Penn and San Diego asserts that “all cultures are not equal,” decries modern culture, birth control, “inner-city blacks” and “anti-assimilation” Latino immigrants. Many at Penn are demanding the university speak out.

Cathy Davidson’s new book is a manifesto on teaching students -- and institutions -- how to survive and thrive in the digital age

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Cathy Davidson’s new book is a manifesto on teaching students -- and institutions -- how to survive and thrive in the digital age.

Facing criticism, Cambridge University Press changes course and won't comply with Chinese government censorship request

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Facing intense criticism for caving to censors, Cambridge University Press restores access to more than 300 journal articles it had blocked in China -- but the problem for publishers isn’t going away. Chinese authorities also try to block articles from another journal.

Cambridge University Press blocks access to 300-plus articles on request of Chinese censors

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Cambridge press agrees to block access in China to more than 300 articles from a key journal for scholarship on the nation.

Report questions whether elite colleges do enough to enroll low-income students

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Elite colleges need to change policies to recruit, admit and graduate talented low-income students, report says. It calls out some by name.

Rejection from state regulator seals fate of Charlotte School of Law

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Abrupt closure of Charlotte School of Law appears to end months-long saga over program's access to federal aid. But questions remain over which former students will be eligible for discharge of student loans and liability for taxpayers.

University of Florida rejects request for white supremacist to speak

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University says it is blocking event not because of the ideas involved, but for reasons of safety, post-Charlottesville.

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