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The U.S. Supreme Court Building on September 6, 2022, in Washington, DC.

December 2, 2022
The court will hear arguments in February on the question of whether the Biden administration is legally able to forgive federal student loans, as it plans to do. An injunction blocking the debt relief will remain in place.
An emblem representing diversity.

December 2, 2022
A new report underscores how faculty diversity and student success go “hand-in-hand” and asks, “Why are university faculties so white?”
Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, speaks during the rally, in front of a screen that says "Freedom Lives Here."

December 2, 2022
A search for a president at Florida Gulf Coast University and a provost at the University of South Florida both failed recently. Critics see the failures as fallout from Florida’s thorny politics.
A protester hoists a sign on stage next to smiling people in suits and dresses. The sign reads "Close the Doerr on Fossil Fuels."

December 2, 2022
Stanford’s new Doerr School of Sustainability is under fire for accepting money from fossil fuel companies, igniting a debate about the influence of the industry on climate research.
The LDS temple in Salt Lake City, Utah.

December 1, 2022
Faculty members are being let go from Brigham Young University, and an opaque new office of the LDS church is apparently calling the shots. A common thread is LGBTQ issues.
This photograph taken on November 7, 2022 shows the logos of social networks Twitter and Mastodon reflected in smartphone screens, in Paris.

December 1, 2022
Whether Twitter is destined for a fast, slow or no downfall at all remains to be seen. But some in academe aren’t waiting: they are heading for Mastodon or other platforms.

December 1, 2022
New web library strives to highlight and support the work of governments, foundations, colleges and other organizations focused on the intersection of education, training and careers.
The Times Higher Education logo, with a red T, a purple H and a blue E.

December 1, 2022
Will Qatar and its international campuses learn from the experience of hosting the tournament?
Kristina Johnson, a white woman with light hair wearing red and black academic regalia.

November 30, 2022
Kristina Johnson is stepping down as Ohio State’s president. She’s denied initial reports that she resigned under investigation but remains tight-lipped about her decision.
A crowd of protesters stands in front of a columned building, holding signs with Chinese text.

November 30, 2022
Demonstrations against Xi Jinping’s “Zero COVID” policy erupted on Chinese campuses over the weekend, threatening the country’s fraught partnerships with U.S. colleges.
Students sit on the McKeldin Mall at The University of Maryland College Park

November 30, 2022
Institutions have long sought to improve the credit transfer process. A new report from Ithaka S+R outlines strategies to help students earn credit for all types of higher learning.
Five Trinity students, all women of color. One is wearing a hijab.

November 30, 2022
At a time when many women’s colleges are struggling to remain viable—and, some might argue, relevant—the colleges’ leaders and students have no doubt the institutions are needed.
Ellen Vitetta, a white woman with light hair, wears a lab coat and purple surgical gloves and holds a red Sharpie.

November 29, 2022
U of Texas Southwestern Medical Center recently settled a long-running lawsuit brought by a professor who alleged discrimination on the basis of age and sex. What does this case say about conditions for older female academics?
Team of young computer programmers and graphic designers cooperating in the office, creating new video game.

November 29, 2022
The U.S. government offers international graduates of STEM programs extended work visas. Now that some unconventional degrees qualify, some argue that the educational visa system is broken.
An American flag next to the U.S. Capitol dome.

November 29, 2022
Congress has a busy December, and several higher education policy priorities hang in the balance.
A glass and brick academic building at Camden County College.

November 29, 2022
A scholar at Camden County College used her dissertation as an opportunity to get more students to take more credits and graduate faster. The approach, a “15 to Finish” campaign, has fans and critics.

November 29, 2022
Kevin Beardmore, vice president of student affairs at Owensboro Community and Technical College, in Kentucky, has been appointed president of Southeast New Mexico College. Jack Bourla, owner of Providence Chiropractic Center, in California, has been selected as president of Sherman College of Chiropractic, in South Carolina.
Jerry Falwell Jr., a white man with a salt-and-pepper beard, stands at a lectern.

November 28, 2022
Jerry Falwell Jr. built Liberty University up before resigning as president amid a sex scandal. Now he’s banned from campus and locked in conflict with the institution his father founded.
A brochure for the Meredith College program in Sansepolcro, Italy.

November 28, 2022
Meredith College started a low-cost Italian getaway program for employees prior to the pandemic. Now the morale-boosting initiative is roaring back to life.
A shot from the ground floor of a curved glass-sided building.

November 28, 2022
Student loan debt relief has consumed federal higher education policy debates this fall, but the voices of associations representing colleges and universities have been muted.

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