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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.
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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.
Top of the infographic, with the headline Campuses With One-Stop Offices Better at Service Over All.

September 21, 2022
Colleges whose leaders make the effort to combine service-oriented departments into one center tend to provide stronger service interactions across campus, as this infographic shows.

September 21, 2022
Abel Antonio Chávez, vice president for enrollment and student success at Western Colorado University, has been selected as president of Our Lady of the Lake University, in Texas. Charles L. Karr, interim president of the University of Alabama in Huntsville, has been appointed to the job on a permanent basis.
A group of student protesters, including some holding Black Lives Matter signs.

September 20, 2022
An appearance by a conservative pundit at the University of New Mexico provoked raucous protests, renewing discussion of how universities can prepare for controversial speakers.
An illustration of a hand withdrawing a coin from a graduation cap that is stacked on top of a book.

September 20, 2022
The Ford Fellowship program for diverse scholars is ending after nearly six decades. Experts worry it will leave a big hole in the funding landscape for underrepresented would-be professors.
Former Bishop State Community College interim president Lawrence Brandyburg, a bald Black man wearing a business suit.

September 20, 2022
Alabama Community College System leaders say they’ve made major strides toward stability amid rampant leadership turnover. But state lawmakers aren’t convinced the pattern won’t continue.

September 19, 2022
As Supreme Court prepares to consider affirmative action, and as new systems challenge traditional admissions, what do admissions directors think?
Student protesters hold signs that say "I'm with her," with arrows pointing at their fellow protesters.

September 19, 2022
Notre Dame of Maryland University abruptly announced it would begin admitting male undergraduates next fall to combat enrollment declines. Backlash from students and alumnae was swift.
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September 19, 2022
Altmetrics track how scholarly works are discussed, shared, read and reused online. Such real-time feedback may especially matter for underrepresented and early-career researchers, though the metrics have limitations.

September 19, 2022
Eastern Florida State College is starting two new tracks in its science teaching B.S.: one for teaching chemistry in grades six to 12 and one for middle school science teaching. Franklin University is starting an M.Ed. program.

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