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February 26, 2021
New guidelines from textbook publisher Pearson aim to dismantle systemic racism in higher ed. Do they go far enough?

February 26, 2021
Proposed changes to the state aid program would make older students eligible for awards and loosen high school grade requirements.

February 26, 2021
A new report from the Center for Postsecondary Research at Indiana University found that Black undergraduates trust college leaders significantly less than their white peers, and that the pandemic caused a slight drop in trust in administrators among all students.

February 26, 2021
Military takes action against its critics at universities. Scholars have been detained. Student was killed.

February 25, 2021
After the Bluefield College men's basketball team was punished for kneeling during the national anthem, fellow students and alumni are rallying to support them.

February 25, 2021
Trump-appointed labor board majority potentially limits which private-institution adjuncts can form unions, based on whether or not they have meaningful -- not majority -- involvement in faculty governance bodies.

February 25, 2021
Unions and education policy groups are pushing for more accountability for institutions, including whether students end up broke.

February 25, 2021
Women’s liberal arts college is not the first to orient its curriculum around a singular topic, and experts say it likely won't be the last.

February 25, 2021
Group of D.C.-area universities joins together to establish a mobile COVID testing lab, which will also provide testing for Baltimore City Public Schools.

February 24, 2021
Women make up just 24 percent of research universities' top earners, according to a new report urging action on pay parity in academe. Women of color are just 2 percent.

February 24, 2021
When students have problems or concerns, they are likelier to seek out professors than administrators and to feel faculty members listen more to their perspectives, Inside Higher Ed’s initial Student Voice survey finds.

February 24, 2021
A majority of faculty members say the pandemic affected their course structures last year. Only 15 percent thought changes were for the better.

February 24, 2021
New deal gives 2U access to more companies' employees who are seeking training. Guild gets a broader slate of program offerings and 2U partner universities.

February 23, 2021
The dismissal of a graduate student for noncompliance with COVID testing policy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign prompted an outcry among fellow students and raised questions about how far institutions should go to enforce rules and punish violators.

February 23, 2021
These four professors aren't giving up their tenured positions at Canisius College without a fight -- in court.

February 23, 2021
Many people view canceling student debt as a racial justice issue that would help many Black people struggling to repay their loans -- but most of the people who'd be helped are white and those with high incomes.

February 23, 2021
Despite large gifts grabbing headlines, college fundraising faces major challenges amid the pandemic. Advancement officers at a historically Black university, a public land-grant university and a private liberal arts college adjusted their fundraising strategies to cope.

February 23, 2021
Starting Out: Emporia State University is starting a campaign to raise $50 million by October to support student success. The university has already raised $42 million. Finishing Up:

February 22, 2021
The University of Oregon's student government voted to end financial contributions, by way of student fees, to the athletics department. They want the money used instead to help students who are struggling financially.

February 22, 2021
Pacific University allegedly urged a professor to resign, saying he'd be found responsible for sexual misconduct if he didn't.

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