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September 27, 2022
Citing new and existing state laws, University of Idaho tells employees what they can (and mostly can’t) say and do regarding abortion. The institution says it may also cease to provide birth control.
Sophie Nguyen, an Asian woman with dark hair, David Schleifer, a white man with glasses, and Rebecca Quadlin, a white woman with sandy brown hair.

September 27, 2022
Americans aren’t questioning the importance of higher education, but they’re concerned it is unaffordable and unavailable for too many people. Experts dig into the data.
A statue of a crouching Nittany Lion in the foreground of a photo of a building on Penn State's campus.

September 27, 2022
University is seeking $115 million more in state appropriations, arguing it is comparatively underfunded in the state. The request comes amid a difficult financial and political climate.
Title IX logo, white letters on a black field.

September 27, 2022
The Education Department wants to change who on college campuses must tell the Title IX coordinator about reports of sexual misconduct. Advocates say the change is ill-advised.

September 27, 2022
Macomb Community College is starting an associate of science in dental hygiene. Prairie View A&M University is starting a B.A. in African American studies.
Screen shot of a video of a crowded school board meeting. A white man in a plaid shirt stands at a lectern.

September 26, 2022
Faculty members back a K-12 teacher who distributed a list of terms about race and gender to high school students. Some say more of this kind of allyship is needed as public education faces divisive concepts and book bans amid teacher shortages.
An advocate holds up a sign that says "Trans Kids Lives Matter," with the colors of the trans pride flag colored in below.

September 26, 2022
Vanderbilt’s transgender health clinic isn't the first to be targeted by right-wing media. The same tactics have made fear and risk an inextricable part of a field that already has access challenges.
A man inspects a tree that has fallen on his home 20 miles inland from Panama City Beach, Fla., after Hurricane Michael.

September 26, 2022
An audit report by the Department of Education’s inspector general says Gulf Coast State College misspent about $1.8 million in emergency assistance funds. College leaders say they received conflicting guidance from the department about how to spend the money.

September 26, 2022
Niagara University has launched a campaign to raise $125 million by the end of 2023. More than $103 million has been raised thus far. Palmer College of Chiropractic has started a campaign to raise $25 million. The campaign has already raised $20 million.
Ray Rodrigues, a light-skinned man with receding dark hair wearing a business suit.

September 23, 2022
Only eight applicants applied to lead the State University System of Florida, a job that went to Ray Rodrigues, a Florida state senator and ally of Republican governor Ron DeSantis.
Illustration of the concept of a network, with figures standing inside circles connected by a web of lines.

September 23, 2022
Prior research demonstrates insular faculty hiring practices within certain disciplines. A new study finds them across fields. What does that mean for knowledge production?

September 23, 2022
Students evaluate internships and experiential learning opportunities, including virtual roles that the pandemic made more widely available, and how stronger partnerships and other efforts would help.
The Times Higher Education logo, a red T, purple H, and blue E.

September 23, 2022
Move is significant because China, Japan, South Korea and India are among the top 10 research producers.
Two students walk on a brick path in front of Gilman Hall on the Keyser Quadrangle of the Homewood campus of Johns Hopkins University.

September 22, 2022
Johns Hopkins is facing backlash for plans to develop a private police force. Critics are especially worried about the university’s close partnership with the Baltimore Police Department.
McDonald Hall at Fresno Pacific University, a brick building with white columns on the front.

September 22, 2022
Fresno Pacific University, a Christian college, recently detailed how the president’s debt-relief plan would give students and alumni “a helpful boost.”
Activists against affirmative action hold up signs that say "Support SFFA, Fair Admissions for All."

September 22, 2022
The creator of a new podcast discusses the barriers the Ivy League erected to limit the number of Jewish students in the 1920s, and how the quota system has evolved since.

September 22, 2022
University of Houston at Victoria Ali Dogan, natural and applied science Hashimul Ehsan, natural and applied science Junda Hu, natural and applied science Saidat Ilo, liberal arts and social sciences Gen Kaneko, natural and applied science Chang Lee, education and health professions Amjad Nusayr, natural and applied science Nadya Pittendrigh, liberal arts and social sciences Daniel White, natural and applied science Qiao Xu, business University of Nebraska at Omaha
Emporia State president Ken Hush, a white man with gray hair and glasses wearing a business suit in front of an Emporia State backdrop.

September 21, 2022
Emporia State cut tenured faculty as part of a controversial workforce-management policy. Officials promise a reinvestment of resources, but critics distrust leadership and fear the worst.
Xiaoxing Xi and Anming Hu, both Asian men with dark hair wearing glasses. Xi has slightly protruding ears and is wearing a burgundy shirt; Hu has a rounder face and is wearing a white shirt.

September 21, 2022
Their lives upended, two scholars targeted by the DOJ’s controversial anti-espionage program fight back in their own ways.
A Black student with short hair in the stacks section of a library.

September 21, 2022
A new report details disparities in academic outcomes for Black community college students.

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