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March 2, 2021
Arrest of MIT professor Gang Chen puts a spotlight on the Department of Justice's controversial China Initiative. Is it making major cases out of minor issues? Is it ethnic profiling?

March 2, 2021
Colleagues remember Dennis R. DePerro fondly after the St. Bonaventure president dies following long struggle with COVID-19. It's a reminder that the pandemic continues, they say.

March 2, 2021
A proposal long pushed by critics of for-profit institutions took a significant step forward when it was approved by the House as part of the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package.

March 2, 2021
Findings from the Inside Higher Ed/College Pulse survey on student voices across campus and in the classroom -- plus ideas for action.

March 2, 2021
Joanna Bauer, associate vice president of academic affairs at Claremont Lincoln University, in California, has been promoted to vice president of academic affairs and chief academic officer there.

March 1, 2021
Mount Holyoke pulls rug out from under faculty parents in announcing closure of its campus childcare center.
Photo of Lawrence University as seen from the air.

March 1, 2021
Lawrence University announced that if it raised $85 million, it would meet full need. It raised more than that but won't be a full-need institution -- at least not yet.

March 1, 2021
Former UNC system board member worked for DeVos-aligned school choice group and backed controversial Silent Sam agreement. Now faculty and alumni are fighting his appointment as chancellor of Fayetteville State University.

March 1, 2021
Chegg surveyed students from 21 countries about their mental health, student debt, perceptions of online learning and attitudes about their countries and their futures.

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.

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