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Joshua Katz, a white man with a receding hairline and glasses.

May 24, 2022
University fires Joshua Katz for misconduct and seems to refute the now-former professor’s prior statements that he’s being punished for his political views.
The cover of the current issue of African Studies Review.

May 24, 2022
Two white Africanists publish an article on centering the scholar’s personal experience to help “decolonize” African studies. A call for retraction follows.
A person standing in front of a sign that says "Financial Aid Services" and gives the hours of operation.

May 24, 2022
A new survey shows persistent staffing shortages in financial aid offices, which has raised concerns about their ability to address student needs and maintain compliance with federal regulations in the future.

May 24, 2022
The University of Alaska system claims negotiations on a collective bargaining agreement have hit an impasse. Faculty argue that negotiations are ongoing and UA may be violating state law.

May 24, 2022
Drew Flamm, executive vice president at Grace College & Theological Seminary, in Indiana, has been chosen as president there.
John Gaski, a white man with thinning ginger hair and a mustache.

May 23, 2022
The Buffalo shooter drew inspiration from a University of Notre Dame professor, among others. What’s to be done about academic racism and its apparent link to race-based violence?
Paula Resley, a white woman with light brown hair and light eyes.

May 23, 2022
Can a white woman from outside higher ed lead marketing and recruitment at an all-male historically Black college? Morehouse College leaders decided she could. Some alumni strongly disagree.
Students on campus.

May 23, 2022
Institutions are offering additional, less costly and even free summer courses this year as an option for students who fell behind or got off track during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A screenshot of three video boxes: Volodymyr Zelensky, a white man with a beard wearing a T-shirt in front of a Ukrainian flag. At left is Barbara Snyder, president of the AAU, a white woman with silver hair. At bottom is Peter Salovey, Yale president.

May 23, 2022
In virtual meeting, he talks of situation in Ukraine for students and universities and endorses partnerships with American higher education.
A graduation tassel lying on top of a checkbook.

May 20, 2022
Tuition discount rates at private colleges reached a record high of 54.5 percent, according to a new NACUBO study. That signals that financial aid is available—but also that pricing is arbitrary.
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man with glasses and a goatee.

May 20, 2022
The Education Department released guidance on how colleges can use HEERF money to address rising mental health needs among faculty, students and staff.
Students sitting at desks. An instructor is handing out papers.

May 20, 2022
Professors could be better about building relationships with students, many of whom hope for assistance with career planning and networking. But students may not realize their role in connecting.
The Times Higher Education logo, with a red T, a purple H and a blue E.

May 20, 2022
Study predicts more students from India and Vietnam will seek an education in Western countries.

May 20, 2022
Starting Off East Carolina University is launching a $60 million campaign. All the funds are for athletics at the university. Saint Martin’s Abbey and University, in Washington State, has launched a campaign to raise $100 million. The university has already raised $82 million. Finishing Up

May 19, 2022
Spring brings news of tenure decisions—not always the good kind. Stories of negative tenure bids at Penn State and Yale raise questions about whether the process is just.
Graphic featuring "student debt" in red letters surrounded by paper money and coins.

May 19, 2022
President Biden suggests he will move to forgive some student debt. When a final decision will occur and whether his plan will be successful is still unknown.
A hand holding a diploma tied with a red ribbon.

May 19, 2022
Two new reports from Georgetown University find that more young adults with college degrees end up with “good jobs,” but it takes them longer to get there than previous generations.
A city street, with people crossing at a crosswalk.

May 19, 2022
New York’s free tuition program continues to mostly cover tuition for middle-income students and leave out low-income students, who are also disadvantaged by overly bureaucratic and cumbersome application requirements, according to a new report.

May 19, 2022
Rebecca Cantor, assistant provost and professor of English at Savannah College of Art and Design, in Georgia, has been chosen as provost at Spring Hill College, in Alabama.
Chart: Institutions that have replaced tenure lines with contingent appointments in the last five years.

May 18, 2022
AAUP finds tenured faculty lines declined dramatically since 2004, but many institutions have updated their tenure policies to account for diversity work and work-life balance.

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