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April 22, 2021
Westminster College names its board chair its new president and makes him one of just a few "chief transformation officers" in higher education. Time will tell if the new C-suite title sticks around.

April 22, 2021
Gallaudet and George Washington University debate teams met in what organizers believe is the first bilingual debate conducted in American Sign Language and spoken English.

April 22, 2021
Four-year institutions are pushing to hold as many in-person classes as possible. Community colleges have a different calculation to make.

April 22, 2021
Finding few resources to support a blind student studying geosciences, a professor at the University of Kentucky found a way to create a library of tactile graphics so that others might make their classes more accessible.

April 22, 2021
Anderson University, in South Carolina, is starting an Ed.D. in education. Augusta University, in Georgia, is starting a Ph.D. in computer and cyber sciences.

April 21, 2021
College presidents, student leaders, and scholars welcomed the outcome of the trial of Derek Chauvin even as they renewed their resolve to stem persistent racial inequities in higher education.

April 21, 2021
President Biden has requested money to help tribal colleges transition to renewable energy. While tribal colleges have the will and drive to invest in sustainable infrastructure, there are likely to be some challenges along the way.

April 21, 2021
President Biden's proposed $12 billion in funding for community colleges could go, in part, to help institutions build degree-based apprenticeship programs.

April 21, 2021
Authors discuss their new book about how Wheelock College became part of Boston University.

April 21, 2021
Students need mental health help but often don’t turn to their colleges and universities for support. Knowing where the challenges lie can help higher ed leaders figure out solutions.

April 20, 2021
A debate over a middle school mascot has spilled onto the Tennessee Tech campus, forcing big questions about what free speech and racism really mean.  

April 20, 2021
The University of Missouri is restructuring the leadership of diversity, equity and inclusion centers on campus that are crucial support systems for students of color, LGBTQ students and other underrepresented groups.

April 20, 2021
Asian and Asian American student activists across the country want to bring about changes to curricula and campus life.

April 20, 2021
As colleges offer students freebies and financial incentives to get a COVID-19 vaccine, scholars and campus leaders are divided on whether paying students to get vaccinated is equitable -- or ethical.

April 20, 2021
James Cousins, associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences at Western Michigan University, has been chosen as vice president of academic affairs and dean of the college at Kentucky Wesleyan College.

April 19, 2021
The university's ongoing sexual misconduct scandal involving trustees is a two-headed monster, now that one faculty trustee says he faced anti-Semitism for pushing for reform.  

April 19, 2021
The lawsuit claims Jerry Falwell Jr. breached his duty to Liberty by withholding key information that could prove damaging to him and the institution.

April 19, 2021
After canceling controversial online events organized by colleges and universities, Zoom faced a backlash. Now the videoconferencing provider has pledged to let institutions moderate their own content -- with some important exceptions.

April 16, 2021
Florida is poised to pass a bill allowing students to record classes for personal use -- and to complain about professors who violate students' free expression. Idaho's higher ed budget is also on hold over lawmakers' concerns about diversity programs.

April 16, 2021
South Carolina private colleges are challenging a state constitutional amendment prohibiting public funding for religious or other private educational institutions.

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