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Weekly Wisdom | New Season Kickoff

Hear about the most compelling guests they interviewed in the past season and the issues they see creating challenges for college leaders.

Yale to Pay U.S. $1.5 Million in Patent Dispute

Yale University and one of its researchers have agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle allegations that they failed to...

Open-Access Books Help University Press Revenues, Study Finds

Open-access publications can generate significant revenue, despite hesitancy among universities to embrace free and open online access to research, a...
A group of young people hold up signs that read, "Defend DACA."

Latest DACA Ruling Leaves Students in Limbo

A federal district court judge ruled again that the program for young immigrants is illegal. Undocumented students and their supporters were unsurprised but dismayed by the decision.

House Ed Committee Wants Stronger Campus Free Speech Protections

In a report released Thursday, Republicans on the House Education and Workforce Committee called for “strong federal protections,” which they...
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Rankled by Rankings

Shifts in methodology scrambled the usual hierarchy of U.S. News’s annual college rankings, prompting a fierce backlash from some higher ed leaders. 

Dickinson State University musicians performing on their instruments, with "Welcome to Dickinson State University" and a hawk painted on the wall.

A Tenure Critic May Cut Faculty—by Ending Their Programs

Dickinson State University in North Dakota could lose its undergraduate degree offerings in English, math, music and other areas. 

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Student Housing at Sea

Higher ed has a student housing crisis, Ryan Craig writes.