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The dust jacket of an edition of Mein Kampf by Adolf Hitler, which includes a swastika on the spine.

January 30, 2023
A shared picture of a student reading Hitler’s Mein Kampf upset some Stanford University students. The response of the institution has now come under scrutiny.
Mark McPhail, a Black man wearing a business suit and glasses with dark-tinted lenses.

January 30, 2023
Indiana University Northwest fired a Black professor after alleging he said something about killing white people. An AAUP report found “racist tropes of incompetent, angry and physically violent Black men in the language used to justify his dismissal.”
Figure 24: All cases received by fiscal year. The line graph shows a huge jump from fiscal 2021 to 2022.

January 30, 2023
The Federal Student Aid ombudsman fielded nearly 90,000 complaints in 2022—more than double the previous year. Nearly two-thirds of the complaints were about issues with loans.

January 30, 2023
Augustana University, in South Dakota, is starting a major in financial technology. San Diego City College is starting a B.S. in cyberdefense and analysis. The program is the first four-year offering at the college.
A building at New Jersey City University, with the logo over a doorway.

January 27, 2023
Proposed legislation would enforce financial transparency for public institutions after one university nearly collapsed. Some say the bills are redundant, others that they don’t go far enough.
A group of people around a table with visual materials spread out in front of them.

January 27, 2023
University of Kentucky embarks on an initiative to train K-12 teachers to teach about the Holocaust. Rising antisemitism nationwide, as well as some recent incidents in the state and on the campus, have made the work feel especially pressing to its supporters.
Several people, some wearing Indigenous dress, on a green lawn.

January 27, 2023
In addition to pet therapy and meditation, Syracuse University students seeking mental health support can now work with a faith keeper of the Oneida Nation.
The Times Higher Education logo, with a red T, a purple H and a blue E.

January 27, 2023
Issue comes up as the country considers a higher education reform law.

January 27, 2023
University of Florida raised $4.6 billion in a campaign that started in in 2014. The campaign’s original goal was $3 billion. York College of Pennsylvania has raised $92 million in a campaign that started in 2020. The original goal was $50 million, which was increased to $70 million.
Steve Easton, a white man with gray hair wearing a business suit and tie.

January 26, 2023
North Dakota’s House majority leader has filed legislation that would let the presidents of Dickinson State, Bismarck State and perhaps other colleges review tenured faculty at any time—and fire them, with no employee power to appeal.
The campus of Hilbert College, buildings surrounding a lake.

January 26, 2023
Hilbert College, a nonprofit Catholic institution in New York, is purchasing for-profit Valley College, which has four sites in Ohio and West Virginia. That makes for an unusual match.

January 26, 2023
After a local newspaper broke the story based on a leak, the two institutions confirmed they are discussing a potential deal.
Red and yellow decorations and a decorative lion's head worn by a dancer at a Lunar New Year celebration.

January 26, 2023
Possibly, says a committee of college administrators and professors in a new report, which might open the door to the Department of Defense lifting a prohibition on funding colleges and universities that host an institute.
Oriana Aragon, a light-skinned woman with dark hair and glasses.

January 25, 2023
Another study adds to the litany of concerns about student evaluations of faculty teaching. It says men and women are both at risk from bias in gender-lopsided departments, but women more so.
A screen shot of the US History to 1865 class on Crash Course.

January 25, 2023
Arizona State University will soon offer credit-bearing courses that begin on YouTube. Is the behemoth online video-sharing website the missing ingredient in engaging more learners on the margins?
Young woman talking with her therapist

January 25, 2023
A new study from Penn State sheds light on what compels a college student receiving mental health care to stop out. How can counselors use this information to promote student success? 

January 25, 2023
Salvador D. Aceves, senior vice president and chief financial officer at Regis University, in Colorado, has been named president there. Peter Blitstein, associate dean of faculty at Lawrence University, in Wisconsin, has been selected as provost and dean of faculty there.
A large glass-fronted building on the West Virginia University campus.

January 24, 2023
West Virginia University proposed changes to its evaluation, promotion, tenure and termination policies. Hundreds of faculty members have now registered their opposition.
Women protesters holding signs decrying the Taliban's ban on women in higher ed stand and chant with their fists raised on a gray London afternoon in January

January 24, 2023
A month after the Taliban abruptly banned women from colleges and universities in Afghanistan, U.S. institutions are trying to help them back into academe any way they can.
Attendees at a rally in support of SB24 cheer for speakers as they attend the rally on the west steps of the California State Capitol on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 in Sacramento, CA.

January 24, 2023
Even as many red states roll back reproductive rights, California’s public universities are now required to provide medication abortions. Other blue states are looking to follow suit.

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