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The yellow cover of The Grant Writing Guide by Betty Lai, with black and white text.

January 12, 2023
Author discusses her new book, on how faculty members can land grants.

January 12, 2023
Macalester College Matt Burgess, English Felix Friedt, economics Gabriel Lade, economics Getiria Onsongo, mathematics, statistics and computer science Wabash College Lorraine McCrary, political science Karen Quandt, French Sujata Saha, economics Erika Sorensen-Kamakian, biology
Florida governor Ron DeSantis stands in front of the Florida state flag.

January 11, 2023
Six new trustees were appointed at New College of Florida, including a cadre of controversial conservatives. The board aims to reshape the college in the image of a private Christian institution.
A screenshot of Stanford's Elimination of Harmful Language policy.

January 11, 2023
The university’s effort to remove racist, violent and biased language from its website morphed into a PR disaster. Other colleges’ initiatives have fared better—perhaps because they are less transparent in their practices.
Graphic saying "We won!" about the Yale graduate student union election.

January 11, 2023
Yale teaching and research assistants form a union after decades of organizing and amid a wave of union activity.
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man with dark hair, a goatee, and glasses.

January 11, 2023
The Education Department is also seeking input on how to create a list of programs that provide low financial value.
Bryan Kohberger, a white man with short dark hair, wearing an orange prison jumpsuit. A woman with long blond hair is next to him with her back to the camera.

January 10, 2023
The man accused of murdering four University of Idaho students was pursuing a Ph.D. in criminology. Academics in his field say it’s a mistake to connect his scholarship to the brutal crime.
A view of Manhattanville's Purchase, N.Y., campus through a fish-eye lens.

January 10, 2023
College announces tenured faculty layoffs and program suspensions as part of an academic realignment. Professors wonder what will be left after the college is done cutting.
President Biden, an older white man with white hair, at a microphone, and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man wearing glasses.

January 10, 2023
Executive overreach or legal use of statutory authority? That will be a key question for the U.S. Supreme Court to consider when it hears arguments in two debt-relief lawsuits early this year.
Four people on stage at a panel discussion.

January 10, 2023
In a conversation with presidents of small private colleges, tech company executives praise graduates’ leadership and critical thinking ability but say they need to develop skills for a first job, too.

January 10, 2023
Ni (Phil) He, vice provost of faculty diversity at Northeastern University, in Massachusetts, has been selected as senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Kenneth Roth, a middle-aged white man with gray hair and glasses.

January 9, 2023
Kennedy School cancels a planned fellowship for human rights leader Kenneth Roth. Was his designation of Israel as an apartheid state to blame?
Edray Goins, a Black man wearing a pullover sweater and collared shirt, stands next to a podium with the JMM logo.

January 9, 2023
Mathematicians descended on Boston last week for the first in-person Joint Math Meetings since the start of the pandemic. But ongoing tensions over how the community fosters—or fails to foster—diversity and inclusion loomed large.
Adam Gray and Russell Lowery-Hart, both white men, sit in brown leather chairs facing each other.

January 9, 2023
Faculty and staff at Amarillo College say they feel heard and supported with their mental health struggles because of the services of the institution’s corporate chaplain.

January 9, 2023
Bryant University has launched its first ever online, asynchronous master’s degree: in actuarial science. University of Providence, in Montana, is starting a B.S.N. program.
A person wearing a hood, a baseball cap, sunglasses and a face mask holds a Trump flag in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

January 6, 2023
Mark Martin provided legal advice to then president Donald Trump on Jan. 6, 2021, as Trump tried to steal the presidential election. Martin now leads High Point University Law.
Alan Dettlaff, a Mexican American man with short hair wearing a business suit and tie.

January 6, 2023
University of Houston pushes its dean of social work back down to the faculty. He says some professors objected to his views on racial justice and abolition.
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man with glasses and a goatee.

January 6, 2023
The Education Department’s docket for this year includes amending regulations on accreditation, state authorization, distance education, cash management and third-party servicers. Plus, the agency plans new Title IX and gainful-employment regulations this spring.
University of Southern Maine student Nathan Henry, a young white man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and backward baseball cap, receives a nasal swab from a health-care worker wearing blue protective gear during COVID-19 testing.

January 6, 2023
Bachelor’s programs in public health have surpassed master’s degrees in popularity. What does that mean for a field that desperately needs more workers?
Chancellor Thomas L. Keon, a white man wearing glasses and academic regalia, stands at a lectern with the Purdue Northwest logo on it.

January 5, 2023
Purdue Northwest faculty members want Chancellor Thomas L. Keon to step down after a racist remark. Keon is clinging to his job despite a reprimand from the Board of Trustees.

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