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April 13, 2021
Study finds that most college diversity policies are based on educational benefits, consistent with the Supreme Court. This approach appeals to white people, but it doesn't win over Black people. And there may be consequences.

April 13, 2021
Desperate to slow the steep decline of entering students, community colleges are getting creative and offering scholarships, complimentary laptops and free summer courses to high school graduates who enroll.

April 13, 2021
CDC funds new American College Health Association-led initiative to share COVID mitigation strategies across colleges.

April 13, 2021
Anderson University, in Indiana, has started a campaign to raise $20 million. The university has already raised $12.5 million with three major visions: scholarships, academic excellence and campus renewal.

April 12, 2021
Start-up uses an algorithm developed by Sara Goldrick-Rab to approve student emergency aid applications quickly. Experts say the outsourcing can work, if known pitfalls can be avoided.

April 12, 2021
Leaders have careful choices to make when faculty and staff members pass away.

April 12, 2021
President’s proposed budget increases funding for Pell Grants, minority-serving institutions, research and more. But higher education organizations and experts say there are a few other things they would have liked to see.

April 12, 2021
Far fewer students are transferring to community colleges this spring compared to the same time last year, a trend that mirrors overall enrollment declines in the two-year sector.

April 9, 2021
Increases for federal Pell Grants, minority-serving institutions and more. Here's what's in President Biden's budget for higher education.

April 9, 2021
Jahnae Barnett reflects on her three-decade tenure as president at William Woods University as she prepares to retire at the end of the calendar year.

April 9, 2021
Younger sorority members are insisting that their organizations be more welcoming to nonbinary people and shift their women-only status and traditions as society becomes more gender-fluid.

April 9, 2021
Coursera’s initial public offering looked good for the company, which the market valued at over $7 billion. That's probably good news for competitors' valuations, even if it's not exactly clear which aspect of the online learning business attracted investors.

April 9, 2021
Author discusses his new book on how a few colleges are tackling some of higher education's toughest challenges.

April 9, 2021
E. LaBrent Chrite, president at Bethune-Cookman University, in Florida, has been named president of Bentley University, in Massachusetts.

April 8, 2021
As more colleges adopt vaccine requirements for students this fall, the political environment for such mandates in some states becomes more fraught.

April 8, 2021
Students are increasingly relying on professors for mental health assistance. The instructors are willing -- challenging long-standing perceptions that it’s “not part of the job” -- but they need and want more guidance on how to help, report says.

April 8, 2021
Many think it's time for all universities to follow suit.

April 8, 2021
Adelphi University is starting a B.A. in languages and cultures. Albertus Magnus College is starting a bachelor's degree in supply chain management.

April 7, 2021
A new study of three universities found that certain dorms on their campuses were widely, but unofficially, considered off-limits for low-income students and students of color.

April 7, 2021
A list of higher education institutions affected by a vulnerability in supposedly secure file transfer software could grow, cybersecurity experts say.

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