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A bird's-eye view of Oberlin College's campus.

October 7, 2022
Professors say the changes violate a foundational college rule and stand to change Oberlin forever—not for the better.

October 7, 2022
Five years after a groundbreaking labor board ruling allowed RAs at private institutions to unionize, some are finally succeeding. But for now, the ball may still be in colleges’ court.
Autumn leaves at Michigan State University.

October 7, 2022
A Title IX compliance review casts new light on the effort to push out Michigan State’s president. But another battle—over allegations of an overstepping board—is also underway.
The Times Higher Education logo, with a red T, a purple H and a blue E.

October 7, 2022
Experts predict that the new government will embolden fascist and sexist university lecturers—but also that it will respect academic freedom.

October 7, 2022
Starting Out Amarillo College is launching a $45 million campaign, the first comprehensive campaign ever at the college. The college raised $31.5 million in the quiet phase of the campaign. Finishing Up Daemen University has finished its first comprehensive campaign by raising $26.5 million. The original goal was $22 million.
Close-up of a person's hand touching an e-ink digital screen.

October 6, 2022
After scrambling fall courses by withdrawing more than 1,380 ebooks, Wiley now says it will restore access to the course materials. Its short-term solution leaves many librarians unsatisfied.
President Joe Biden, an older man with white hair wearing a suit and tie, gestures with his hands while giving a speech.

October 6, 2022
The Biden administration is contending with four lawsuits while preparing for the rollout of its ambitious debt-relief program.
Photos of Tyler Perry, Lana Del Rey, and Taylor Swift, a Black man and two white women, respectively.

October 6, 2022
Professors are teaching their Gen Z students literary analysis and critical thinking through courses on celebrities like Harry Styles and Taylor Swift. The music’s good, too.

October 6, 2022
Anne E. Killen, vice president of academic affairs at Northeast College of Health Sciences, in New York, has been promoted to provost and vice president of academic affairs there. Radenka Maric, interim president and vice president for research, innovation and entrepreneurship at the University of Connecticut, has been named to the presidency on a permanent basis.
Patty Limerick, a white woman with long dark hair.

October 5, 2022
Patty Limerick speaks out on her abrupt firing from the Center of the American West, which she co-founded in 1986. CU Boulder found she mixed the personal and professional; she says what was once her strength suddenly became a liability.
Exterior view of a Lakeland Community college building.

October 5, 2022
Trustees at Lakeland Community College plan to review diversity, equity and inclusion language in the institution’s plans and policies. Faculty members are speaking out against the decision.
Two students looking at a laptop while two others walk on a path on a college campus.

October 5, 2022
A majority of students who received emergency aid used the money to pay for food, books and housing.

October 5, 2022
On Thursday, students at more than 50 universities in 28 states plan to stage protests to push their administrators to protect—or expand—reproductive rights on campus.
Screenshot of tweet by Chad Topaz that says, "Paper out in PNAS Nexus! We put a nail in the coffin of the claim that racially minoritized students obtain STEM degrees at lower rates than white students because the former are underprepared. Please share"

October 4, 2022
New paper suggests introductory STEM courses disproportionately push underrepresented minority students out of the natural and applied sciences.
General J. H. Binford Peay III, a white man with white hair wearing a military uniform covered in medals and ribbons.

October 4, 2022
General J. H. Binford Peay III resigned in 2020 amid allegations that he allowed a culture of systemic racism and sexism to flourish at Virginia Military Institute. Now the institute is awarding him its highest honor.
A student uses a laptop and a cellphone in a car.

October 4, 2022
Many students struggle with unstable internet access, according to a new report. While students are mostly self-reliant when troubleshooting tech problems, colleges still have a role to play in easing students’ tech burdens.
An adviser wearing yellow walks a student through her options for an internship.

October 4, 2022
The lack of valuable career-related work experiences for community college students often comes down to time and money. California Community Colleges chancellor Daisy Gonzales addresses these issues and how institutions can help.

October 4, 2022
Reed College Mir Bowring, chemistry Betsey Behr Brada, anthropology Kelly N. Chacón, chemistry Sam Fey, biology Victoria Fortuna, dance Tom Landvatter, Greek, Latin and ancient Mediterranean studies and humanities Mónica López Lerma, Spanish and humanities Radhika Natarajan, history and humanities LaShandra Sullivan, anthropology Michelle Wang, art history and humanities Wayne State University Rodrigo Fernandez-Valdivia, pathology

October 3, 2022
After the historic hurricane, institutions in the Sunshine State take stock of the damage on campuses while students deal with record flooding and power outages.
Pepperdine law dean Paul Caron, a white man with gray hair wearing black-rimmed glasses.

October 3, 2022
Pepperdine law school dean is now speaking openly about his lifelong stutter.

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