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May 5, 2021
The last year was particularly challenging for newly minted college presidents, who set aside long-term visions to rally around a common goal: get through the pandemic.

May 5, 2021
Colleges have made progress on building climate sustainability. Now they’re looking to build climate resilience.

May 5, 2021
State officials in Michigan expected a big response when they launched a free college program for adults earlier this year. They got lots of takers, all right -- 67,000 and counting.

May 5, 2021
Boston University mental health experts published a set of guides for helping students who take leaves of absence for psychological reasons.

May 5, 2021
Bob Jones University is starting a B.A. in political science. East Stroudsburg University is starting a graduate certificate in public history. Hiram College is starting a major in supply chain management.

May 4, 2021
New data highlight minorities and women in science, along with one particularly understudied group: scientists with disabilities.  

May 4, 2021
Eric Lander, who was nominated to lead the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, faced tough questions from senators about sexism and his ties to Jeffrey Epstein during his confirmation hearing.

May 4, 2021
Undergraduate student workers at Kenyon College are continuing a strike this week and putting more pressure on administrators to voluntarily recognize their union.

May 4, 2021
Public institutions often have ties to state-run prison labor companies. Students at one university system are trying to challenge that.

May 4, 2021
Indiana University Kokomo Erin Doss, communication Alina Mihai, education Indiana University Northwest Kate Gustafson, English Sharon Pratt, education Maureen Rutherford, psychology Ian Taschner, chemistry University of Alabama at Huntsville

May 3, 2021
Amid hearings, meetings and press conferences centered on plans by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to consolidate six universities, a new report details potential job losses for the public university system.

May 3, 2021
Multiple Black academics have resigned, citing concerns about institutional racism, this academic year -- most recently at the University of Memphis.  

May 3, 2021
President Biden's proposal to invest $62 billion in student success represents a shift in federal higher education policy.

May 3, 2021
Longwood University in south central Virginia is located in a part of the country rich in civil rights-era history. It is launching a new race and ethnic studies minor.

April 30, 2021
President Biden’s ambitious American Families Plan is welcome news for leaders of community colleges and minority-serving institutions. 

April 30, 2021
Among the early adopters of COVID-19 vaccine requirements, colleges in red states lag behind those in blue states. Will the trend persist?

April 30, 2021
Older professors are keeping pace with their younger colleagues in terms of scholarly output and have particular knowledge to impart, study says. Authors say their findings challenge negative stereotypes about aging faculty members.

April 30, 2021
Days after moving students out of residence halls due to local protests over the police killing a Black man, Elizabeth City State University began housing out-of-town officers charged with responding to the protests.

April 30, 2021
The well-being of graduate students has been overlooked, a new report argues. How can administrations support this population?

April 29, 2021
Reactions in higher education to President Biden's proposal for tuition-free community college, increased Pell Grants and tuition aid for students at minority-serving institutions have been largely positive, but the plan won't be easy to get through Congress.

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