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May 17, 2022
Thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic, online M.B.A. programs have gained stature—and students. That’s good news for accessibility, and a promising model for other graduate programs.
Oxnard College president Luis Sanchez, a Hispanic man with a mustache.

May 17, 2022
The president of Oxnard College made no secret of his frustrations with the institution’s foundation. He believes he was placed on leave as a result.
Students at a protest in front of an academic building, some carrying signs.

May 17, 2022
In the wake of a leaked Supreme Court draft decision indicating that Roe v. Wade could be overturned, students are staging protests and urging their institutions to help keep abortion accessible.

May 17, 2022
What faculty members think, actions they take and adjustments they make can go a long way to lessen student mental health and wellness challenges, as this infographic shows.

May 17, 2022
Rondall E. Allen, interim vice president for strategic initiatives at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs there. Marco Clark, executive director of the Holy Cross Institute at St. Edward’s University, in Texas, has been appointed president of Holy Cross College, in Indiana.
Aneil Rallin, a person of color with gray hair who is wearing thick plastic-framed glasses.

May 16, 2022
Soka University of America could fire an LGBTQ writing professor over exposing students to “deviant pornography.” The professor and their supporters say Soka’s crossing a dangerous line.
A student writes on a piece of paper covering a wall, under a sign that says "Let us know #HowDoYouLibrary."

May 16, 2022
A plan to restructure Texas A&M’s 10 libraries would force librarians to relinquish tenure or move to another academic department to keep it. The university has yet to explain its rationale for the changes.

May 16, 2022
Appalachian State University will be starting a bachelor of science in veterinary technology. Savannah State University is starting a bachelor of science in data analytics.
An illustration of arrows pointing up at dollar signs, over a background of financial figures.

May 13, 2022
College tuition largely held steady during the pandemic. Now rampant inflation is pushing tuition costs up, with some institutions approving steep increases unseen since the recession of 2008.
A white analog clock with no hands.

May 13, 2022
Rutgers University graduate assistants whose research was impacted by COVID-19 say they need one more year of funding to finish. Rutgers says the well is drying up.
Native American students at MSU Denver are wearing colorful traditional tribal clothes.

May 13, 2022
Campus leaders and state policy makers are introducing tuition waivers for Native American students at colleges and universities across the country.
Medical graduates from Howard University pose in front of a sign with the university's name. Most of them are Black, and they are wearing white medical coats.

May 13, 2022
New medical schools are on the horizon, including at two Black colleges. They will be challenged to collectively increase the number of Black doctors.

May 12, 2022
Many public universities face a costly backlog of facilities maintenance and renewal projects. The University of Nebraska is trying a new approach to finance infrastructure repairs well into the future.

May 12, 2022
A new program at the University of Rochester pairs faculty and staff with international students whose families can’t attend graduation. They will cheer the graduates on, take photos and share a celebratory meal.
Cover of A Problem of Fit: How the Complexity of College Pricing Hurts Students and Universities, by Phillip B. Levine, a blue book cover with a white price tag outline around the title.

May 12, 2022
Author explains his book on “how the complexity of college pricing hurts students and universities.”
The Times Higher Education logo, with a red T, purple H and blue E.

May 12, 2022
Will the union support a motion at its conference to take a stand against “gender-critical” feminists who believe it is not possible to change biological sex?

May 12, 2022
Donna K. Arnett, dean of the College of Public Health at the University of Kentucky, has been chosen as executive vice president for academic affairs at the University of South Carolina. Adrien Bennings, president of Kellogg Community College, in Michigan, has been appointed as president of Portland Community College, in Oregon.

May 11, 2022
They express pride in the academic health of their institutions but are open to changes on tenure. On mental health on campus, they are aware of the problem but vary on solutions.
Sonoma State president Judy Sakaki, a Japanese American woman wearing blue academic robes.

May 11, 2022
Sonoma State president Judy Sakaki allegedly ignored her husband’s sexual harassment of college employees. That triggered a no-confidence vote in which faculty raised numerous other issues.
Tweet from Cliff Lampe dated May that says, "Hi #chi2022 people - lots of reports of positive COVID tests coming out of the conference. Hope it’s not a broad problem, but keep testing, check for symptoms, and be well."

May 11, 2022
They came. They saw. They got COVID-19.

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