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The Texas capitol building in Austin.

January 19, 2023
Many states ended the last fiscal year with record surpluses. Colleges and universities are vying for a piece of the pie—though for most the chances of securing a large slice are slim.
Members of the English Language Institute pose for a photo in front of one of Pittsburgh's famous bridges.

January 19, 2023
Pitt plans to shut down its decades-old English Language Institute this summer. A department chair is trying to save it.
The Times Higher Education logo, with a red T, a purple H and a blue E.

January 19, 2023
Draft says institutions must be among the top 500 in the world. It also has some provisions that raise questions about academic freedom.

January 19, 2023
Glynis Fitzgerald, senior vice president and provost at Alvernia University, in Pennsylvania, has been selected as president of the College of St. Mary, in Nebraska. Karen Lee, interim chancellor of the Honolulu Community College, part of the University of Hawai‘i system, has been named to the job on a permanent basis.
Jeff Docking, a white man wearing a business suit, stands in front of a lectern.

January 18, 2023
Adrian College has used the course-sharing platform Rize Education to launch new majors and increase enrollment. But Adrian’s president also co-founded Rize, and some observers think that creates a conflict of interest.
Randi Weingarten, a middle-aged white woman with gray hair, wears a black puffer jacket and holds a microphone.

January 18, 2023
After a marathon Martin Luther King Jr. Day negotiation with the university fails, professors walk out for an indefinitely long strike. They and the university remain divided on pay and other issues.
A student on a wooded campus wearing a face mask.

January 18, 2023
Community colleges gained dual-enrollment students but lost recent high school grads and adult learners at high rates, according to a recent analysis of federal enrollment data. 

January 18, 2023
Kansas State University is starting an online certificate in digital engagement. University of California, Irvine, is starting two new certificates in public health informatics.
The 14th-century painting showing the prophet Muhammad, wearing a head covering, on the right and an angel with wings on the left.

January 17, 2023
The Board of Trustees issues a statement suggesting the university is reconsidering its stance on academic freedom, which set off a controversy. The university’s president issues a statement strongly defending the university’s position. Outside groups—including some Muslim organizations—reject the university’s position.
A series of light bulbs arranged in a circle. The top center light bulb is illuminated.

January 17, 2023
New paper says truly innovative research and technology across fields is declining. Experts say it’s a wake-up call to institutions and funding agencies.
The Paul J. Schupf Art Center, a brick and glass building with a vertical sign that says "Arts."

January 17, 2023
A small college invests in revitalizing its home city.

January 17, 2023
Hector Balderas, attorney general of New Mexico, has been chosen as president of Northern New Mexico College. Patrena Benton Elliott, vice president of instruction and student support services at Robeson Community College, in North Carolina, has been appointed president of Halifax Community College, also in North Carolina.
Belmont University students stand in rows at chapel, a bright room with chandeliers, listening to the service.

January 13, 2023
Belmont University, which solely employed Christian faculty members, plans to hire some Jewish professors. Supporters say the decision will promote religious inclusion at the institution. Critics believe it either goes too far or not far enough.
A computer with the words "watch list" on the screen.

January 13, 2023
Unlike such efforts in the past, the list is expected to include many kinds of institutions, not just a focus on for-profits.
Students sit outside on the University of Maryland's campus.

January 13, 2023
Universities are constantly looking for creative ways to support students’ mental health. The University of Maryland is now offering a one-credit course designed to teach emotional regulation.
The Times Higher Education logo, with a red T, a purple H and a blue E.

January 13, 2023
But experts warn that if programs improve, they could attract talent from the U.S.

January 13, 2023
Starting Out Davenport University has started a campaign to raise $35 million. In the quiet phase of the campaign, it raised $23 million. Finishing Up
Mechanical hands on a keyboard

January 12, 2023
To harness the potential and avert the risks of OpenAI’s new chat bot, academics should think a few years out, invite students into the conversation and—most of all—experiment, not panic.
Anita Martinez, Susan Solomon and Vick Chung stand together smiling in front of a wooded area.

January 12, 2023
City College of San Francisco is welcoming three new trustees backed by the faculty union. Their supporters see them as a sign of needed change. The ousted incumbents say their replacements will imperil the college’s future.
Two students, one maskless and one masked, on the campus of Long Beach City College, in Long Beach, Calif.

January 12, 2023
As institutions enter their sixth semester of the pandemic, COVID prevention measures, from masking to vaccine mandates, have become increasingly diverse and inconsistent.

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