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Matthew Abraham, a light-brown-skinned man with dark hair; Keith Maggert, a white man with long dark hair and a beard; and Wei Hua Lin, an Asian man wearing glasses.

September 29, 2022
Faculty members at the University of Arizona say they’ve been blocked from service on a key committee because they’ve criticized the institution in the past. What’s going on?
A cartoon image of a man in a red shirt and backpack standing at a crossroads of three arrows against a blue background.

September 29, 2022
A new study explores why students drop out of college or choose not to enroll.
Students in University of Wyoming T-shirts walk on campus.

September 29, 2022
A new program spearheaded by the University of Wyoming seeks to prepare rural students for college and bridge a divide between far-flung communities and higher ed institutions in the state.
People watching a gay pride parade carry rainbow flags. One wears a shirt that says, "Some people are gay. Get over it."

September 29, 2022
New research by the Trevor Project shows that LGBTQ+ students are at significantly lower risk of suicide if their college offers mental health and LGBTQ+-specific resources.

September 29, 2022
Central College has added a bachelor of science in chemistry. Rio Salado College is starting a certificate program in real estate.
A person's hand in front of an illuminated ereader screen.

September 28, 2022
Wiley withdraws more than 1,300 titles from a large multidisciplinary ebook collection for libraries as fall classes begin, hindering students’ access to affordable learning materials.
Palm trees are bent over sideways due to the wind, and the courtyard in the foreground is soaked with rain.

September 28, 2022
Universities are canceling classes and shuttering campuses ahead of the storm, showing the importance of disaster resilience in a world transformed by climate change.
A very crowded shuttle bus.

September 28, 2022
The nationwide bus driver shortage is impacting campus transit: colleges are adjusting bus schedules, training new drivers and handing out taxi vouchers to help students get around.
Stock photo of a pile of $100 bills with a mortarboard on top.

September 28, 2022
A new report argues that the federal student aid formula disproportionately benefits upper-middle-class white families.

September 28, 2022
Anthony J. Davis, senior vice president of institutional advancement and chief operating officer at Livingstone College, in North Carolina, has been named president there.
Illustration of a female figure with a speech bubble coming from her mouth. There are hands holding pairs of scissors that are cutting into the speech bubble.

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.

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