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January 25, 2022
Mark Rosenberg’s resignation from Florida International is the second high-profile presidential departure this month. Boards appear to be taking evidence of inappropriate behavior more seriously, experts say.

January 25, 2022
Throughout the pandemic, colleges have served as COVID-19 testing sites for their local communities. Some institutions are developing new testing methods of their own.

January 25, 2022
Institutions are tweaking campus information systems to make them better reflect students’ gender identities but are finding the technology to do so challenging.

January 25, 2022
Some colleges yield higher earnings than others for low-income students, a new report found.

January 24, 2022
Judge mostly sides with University of Florida faculty members in a free speech case that cast doubt on UF’s political independence from Tallahassee.

January 24, 2022
The Biden administration has taken steps to make the U.S. more attractive to international talent, including expanding eligibility for some foreign STEM students to participate in a popular postgraduation work program.

January 24, 2022
A new survey of nearly 5,000 students at historically Black colleges and universities found that they faced food shortages and unstable housing and experienced homelessness during 2019–20.

January 24, 2022
A new survey finds increased interest in peer mental health counseling. Experts say it can help alleviate overburdened campus services, but they stress the importance of proper training.

January 21, 2022
Facing a projected squeeze on isolation housing, some colleges modify their polices to allow COVID-positive students to isolate in their dorms—even if they have roommates—or to go home.

January 21, 2022
A new, free online certificate program from Arizona State’s Thunderbird School of Global Management will be offered in 40 languages and seeks to reach refugees, women and others in the developing world.

January 21, 2022
Jordan Peterson is retiring from the University of Toronto, citing his “persona non grata” status—and academe’s “craven” embrace of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives.

January 21, 2022
The NCAA ratified a new constitution Thursday despite objections from members who feel it concentrates too much money and power in the hands of Division I colleges.

January 21, 2022
Government orders cuts in large cities, hoping to attract more students to smaller cities and towns.

January 20, 2022
The University of Michigan has reached a settlement agreement with attorneys for more than 1,050 claimants alleging sexual abuse by now-deceased university doctor Robert Anderson.

January 20, 2022
NFT philanthropy is on the rise. Even if a college or university doesn’t want to auction its own NFTs, they should be ready to receive the cryptocurrency donations that result from the sales.

January 20, 2022
Some students who lost out on studying abroad because of the pandemic are turning to alternative programs. Others are going abroad their senior year, a little later than intended.

January 20, 2022
Boston College and Pine Manor College will create a new two-year college and an enrichment program focused on low-income and underrepresented middle and high school students.

January 19, 2022
Compton College created a new position focused on the academic needs of Black and Latino men. Campus leaders believe they’re at the forefront of a new and long overdue trend.

January 19, 2022
Students’ happiness with their grade, not instructional quality, is a major driver of the correlation between high grades and high student ratings of instruction, according to a new working paper. Interventions don’t quite work, either.

January 19, 2022
Public university presidents are advised not to put anything in writing that they wouldn’t want released publicly. Former Michigan president Schlissel likely knew this, higher education experts say.

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