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September 23, 2021
Harvard University’s commitment to end indirect legacy investments in fossil fuels captured attention all over the world. Now higher education officials and climate activists are contemplating what the decision might mean for them.

September 23, 2021
Report describes how the average law school debt of $108,000 affects recent graduates, showing impacts that vary between racial and ethnic groups.

September 23, 2021
Author of essay discusses the classic guide to running meetings -- and why he thinks higher education should study it.

September 23, 2021
A lack of attention in the campaign doesn’t mean there aren’t important issues.

September 23, 2021
Starting Out Southern Methodist University has started a $1.5 billion campaign, to finish in 2028. The university has already raised $654 million. Finishing Up Northwestern University raised $6.1 billion in a campaign that started in 2014. The original goal was $3.75 billion.

September 22, 2021
Students, alumni and employees are circulating a petition calling for Mathew Johnson’s removal. College officials say their allegations are based on misinformation.

September 22, 2021
University of Dallas professor takes heat for saying “China virus” in his syllabus, while university is criticized for asking professor to change that language.

September 22, 2021
A member of Congress and organizations representing historically Black colleges and universities aren’t thrilled with the treatment of HBCUs in the current language of the budget reconciliation bill.

September 22, 2021
In light of virtual internship and alternative career exploration experiences that occurred (or did not) during COVID, what supports do students now expect and need?

September 22, 2021
Agnes Scott College is starting a master of arts in clinical mental health counseling and a master of science in health sciences and in health communications. New York University is starting an M.S. in health law and strategy.

September 21, 2021
Among colleges mandating COVID vaccines, many are reporting steady progress toward compliance with the requirements, even as their approaches to stragglers differ.

September 21, 2021
Jill Biden, the first lady, returned to the classroom this fall as a community college professor. Community college leaders see the move as emblematic of a new national moment for their institutions. 

September 21, 2021
Some military historians want their professional organization to cancel a spring conference in Texas because of the state’s abortion ban, and they object to how the organization has handled the issue so far.  

September 21, 2021
The student handbook now excludes “gender” and “gender identity” from its antidiscrimination policy. “Cross-dressing” on campus and “same-sex sexual behavior” are banned as well.

September 21, 2021
Future plans and career preparation approaches have shifted for students during the pandemic. How have they turned to college supports for help?

September 20, 2021
In a chaotic year, 32 percent had filled classes by May 1, campus closures hurt recruitment efforts, minority students top recruitment targets and admissions officers like test-optional admissions.

September 20, 2021
Following criticism that its policy on extensions for early-career scientists disproportionately impacted women, whose careers have already been unevenly affected by COVID-19, the National Institutes of Health changes course.  

September 20, 2021
New digital and telehealth options make it easier for students living off campus -- even in a different state -- to access their institution’s mental health resources.

September 20, 2021
Advocates and stakeholders are concerned that proposed new investments in community colleges are too focused on traditional higher education, leaving little for job-based learning.

September 17, 2021
As more colleges mandate COVID-19 vaccines, the issue of whether and to what degree to police requests for religious exemptions comes to the fore.

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