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January 10, 2023
In a conversation with presidents of small private colleges, tech company executives praise graduates’ leadership and critical thinking ability but say they need to develop skills for a first job, too.

January 10, 2023
Ni (Phil) He, vice provost of faculty diversity at Northeastern University, in Massachusetts, has been selected as senior vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
Kenneth Roth, a middle-aged white man with gray hair and glasses.

January 9, 2023
Kennedy School cancels a planned fellowship for human rights leader Kenneth Roth. Was his designation of Israel as an apartheid state to blame?
Edray Goins, a Black man wearing a pullover sweater and collared shirt, stands next to a podium with the JMM logo.

January 9, 2023
Mathematicians descended on Boston last week for the first in-person Joint Math Meetings since the start of the pandemic. But ongoing tensions over how the community fosters—or fails to foster—diversity and inclusion loomed large.
Adam Gray and Russell Lowery-Hart, both white men, sit in brown leather chairs facing each other.

January 9, 2023
Faculty and staff at Amarillo College say they feel heard and supported with their mental health struggles because of the services of the institution’s corporate chaplain.

January 9, 2023
Bryant University has launched its first ever online, asynchronous master’s degree: in actuarial science. University of Providence, in Montana, is starting a B.S.N. program.
A person wearing a hood, a baseball cap, sunglasses and a face mask holds a Trump flag in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

January 6, 2023
Mark Martin provided legal advice to then president Donald Trump on Jan. 6, 2021, as Trump tried to steal the presidential election. Martin now leads High Point University Law.
Alan Dettlaff, a Mexican American man with short hair wearing a business suit and tie.

January 6, 2023
University of Houston pushes its dean of social work back down to the faculty. He says some professors objected to his views on racial justice and abolition.
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man with glasses and a goatee.

January 6, 2023
The Education Department’s docket for this year includes amending regulations on accreditation, state authorization, distance education, cash management and third-party servicers. Plus, the agency plans new Title IX and gainful-employment regulations this spring.
University of Southern Maine student Nathan Henry, a young white man wearing a hooded sweatshirt and backward baseball cap, receives a nasal swab from a health-care worker wearing blue protective gear during COVID-19 testing.

January 6, 2023
Bachelor’s programs in public health have surpassed master’s degrees in popularity. What does that mean for a field that desperately needs more workers?
Chancellor Thomas L. Keon, a white man wearing glasses and academic regalia, stands at a lectern with the Purdue Northwest logo on it.

January 5, 2023
Purdue Northwest faculty members want Chancellor Thomas L. Keon to step down after a racist remark. Keon is clinging to his job despite a reprimand from the Board of Trustees.
Rows of chairs in an empty lecture hall decorated with a mural on the wall.

January 5, 2023
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine stymied plans to open an American university in the capital. After moving online the first year, the institution is charting a path through the chaos.
The Times Higher Education logo, with a red T, a purple H and a blue E.

January 5, 2023
Head of Kyiv School of Economics builds a following with English-language tweets.
A white man wearing a cap covered in sensors that will track his brain activity.

January 4, 2023
The pandemic laid bare course policies and practices that disadvantage some students. Now, some say that professors should cool it with awarding participation points.
A white sign with black letters reads "Need staff urgently."

January 4, 2023
Community colleges underwent major staffing losses during the pandemic. Now they’re suffering from the ripple effects, and campus leaders are trying desperately to recruit.

January 4, 2023
Colleges and universities are creating more housing aimed at transgender and nonbinary students, not only to ensure their comfort and safety but also to build community.

January 4, 2023
Franklin University is starting an M.S. in professional sales leadership. Manhattan College is introducing a B.A. in criminology major.
The painting shows the prophet Muhammad on the right, a man with black hair and a beard wearing a turban, and on the left is the angel Gabriel, who has wings.

January 3, 2023
An instructor at Hamline U showed an image of Muhammad in an art history class. The president criticized the instructor for doing so. Another professor, who tried to explain the situation with an essay in the student paper, had his piece removed.
House Appropriations Committee chair Rosa DeLauro, a congresswoman from Connecticut who has short purple hair.

January 3, 2023
Federal budget boosts maximum Pell Grant and funding for student success grant programs. Colleges and universities also are set to receive more than $1.5 billion for projects in earmarks.
The five members of the North Idaho College Board of Trustees, all white people, sit at a table with a red skirt.

January 3, 2023
After four meetings in a month, the board majority at North Idaho College has forced immediate changes, leading to public outrage from employees and other constituents.

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