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Oberlin fires Joy Karega following investigation into her anti-Semitic statements on social media

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College fires Joy Karega, effective immediately, following an investigation into her anti-Semitic statements on social media.

Flag burnings and taking down flags return as protest tactics

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As postelection protests continue, tactic people associate with the Vietnam era returns -- and so does debate about symbolism, patriotism and history.

Book argues that faculty's diminishing influence puts higher education at risk

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Book argues that faculty’s diminishing influence puts higher education at risk. Suggested interventions include changing tenure to save it -- namely by ending it for professors at 70 years of age.

Protests and incidents spread following Trump election victory

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In wake of election, black freshmen at Penn receive racist emails; students protesting Trump at Central Missouri have firecracker thrown at them; controversy over flag burning at Hampshire and more.

Homework help companies continue to raise copyright, academic integrity issues

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Websites that offer students online study guides and tutoring services grow, but faculty members find they raise copyright and academic integrity issues -- as case at U Illinois at Urbana-Champaign shows.

Trump and GOP likely to try to scale back Title IX enforcement on sexual assault

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President-elect Trump has offered few details on how his administration might deal with campus sexual assault, but his surrogates and other Republicans say they would scale back enforcement of Title IX.

Trump's higher ed priorities? Undoing many of President Obama's

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Donald Trump provided relatively few clues to what he might do as president, but he'll probably try to reverse some of President Obama's priorities, rolling back regulations, creating new political opening for for-profit colleges and curtailing collective bargaining rights.

2016 election uncertainty did not prompt endowments to change strategy

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Managers chose not to hedge against candidates even as markets fluctuated during the campaign.

Uncertain outlook under Trump and GOP Congress

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Donald Trump shockingly won the presidency as the GOP maintained its grip on Congress.

Adjunct says he was fired for insisting on rigor in his course

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Instructor says he was fired -- shortly after he complained to accreditor -- for refusing to water down his curriculum and requirements. Another instructor quit rather than comply.

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