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May 21, 2022
The University of Alaska system claims that negotiations on a collective bargaining agrement have hit an impasse. Faculty argue that negotations are ongoing and UA may be violating Alaska law.
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May 20, 2022
Tuition discount rates at private colleges reached a record high of 54.5 percent, according to a new NACUBO study. That signals that financial aid is available—but also that pricing is arbitrary.
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man with glasses and a goatee.

May 20, 2022
The Education Department released guidance on how colleges can use HEERF money to address rising mental health needs among faculty, students and staff.
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May 20, 2022
Professors could be better about building relationships with students, many of whom hope for assistance with career planning and networking. But students may not realize their role in connecting.
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May 20, 2022
Study predicts more students from India and Vietnam will seek an education in Western countries.

May 20, 2022
Starting Off East Carolina University is launching a $60 million campaign. All the funds are for athletics at the university. Saint Martin’s Abbey and University, in Washington State, has launched a campaign to raise $100 million. The university has already raised $82 million. Finishing Up

May 19, 2022
Spring brings news of tenure decisions—not always the good kind. Stories of negative tenure bids at Penn State and Yale raise questions about whether the process is just.
Graphic featuring "student debt" in red letters surrounded by paper money and coins.

May 19, 2022
President Biden suggests he will move to forgive some student debt. When a final decision will occur and whether his plan will be successful is still unknown.
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May 19, 2022
Two new reports from Georgetown University find that more young adults with college degrees end up with “good jobs,” but it takes them longer to get there than previous generations.
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May 19, 2022
New York’s free tuition program continues to mostly cover tuition for middle-income students and leave out low-income students, who are also disadvantaged by overly bureaucratic and cumbersome application requirements, according to a new report.

May 19, 2022
Rebecca Cantor, assistant provost and professor of English at Savannah College of Art and Design, in Georgia, has been chosen as provost at Spring Hill College, in Alabama.
Chart: Institutions that have replaced tenure lines with contingent appointments in the last five years.

May 18, 2022
AAUP finds tenured faculty lines declined dramatically since 2004, but many institutions have updated their tenure policies to account for diversity work and work-life balance.
Dannel Malloy, a middle-aged white man wearing a suit and glasses.

May 18, 2022
The University of Maine’s chancellor hid information on a candidate hired as president of the Augusta campus. He accepts responsibility for his mistakes and vows a review of executive hiring policies.
Students enter the George Sherman Union building at Boston University.

May 18, 2022
Shiney James resigned Tuesday following an investigation into allegations from former student employees that she created an abusive and toxic work environment.

May 18, 2022
City College of the City University of New York is starting a B.S. in game design. Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine and Health Sciences is starting a master of science in nutrition business leadership.

May 17, 2022
Thanks in part to the COVID-19 pandemic, online M.B.A. programs have gained stature—and students. That’s good news for accessibility, and a promising model for other graduate programs.
Oxnard College president Luis Sanchez, a Hispanic man with a mustache.

May 17, 2022
The president of Oxnard College made no secret of his frustrations with the institution’s foundation. He believes he was placed on leave as a result.
Students at a protest in front of an academic building, some carrying signs.

May 17, 2022
In the wake of a leaked Supreme Court draft decision indicating that Roe v. Wade could be overturned, students are staging protests and urging their institutions to help keep abortion accessible.

May 17, 2022
What faculty members think, actions they take and adjustments they make can go a long way to lessen student mental health and wellness challenges, as this infographic shows.

May 17, 2022
Rondall E. Allen, interim vice president for strategic initiatives at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, has been named provost and vice president for academic affairs there. Marco Clark, executive director of the Holy Cross Institute at St. Edward’s University, in Texas, has been appointed president of Holy Cross College, in Indiana.

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