The In-and-Out List

A look at what happened in 2017 and what’s to come in 2018 with Inside Higher Ed’s sixth annual in-and-out list.

January 2, 2018

Another year down, this one featuring a fair amount of higher education news. Please join with Inside Higher Ed's team of historians and futurists to reflect on the year that was, and the year that might be.

Boot straps
Photo of a backpack
Cold showers
Photo of a showerhead dispensing water
Juice and cheese parties
Naming gifts
Graduate student tax
Short-term Pell
Campus carry
University of Oxford
University of Toronto
Inclusive access
Lazy rivers
Moody's downgrades
Preparing for controversial speakers
Budgeting for controversial speakers
Tuition hikes
DeVos the dilettante
DeVos the deregulator
Third-party trusts
Staff love triangles
Michael Crow, president of Arizona State University
Michael Crow
Mitch Daniels
Mitch Daniels, president of Purdue University
Uncertainty about DACA
Uncertainty about DACA
PLUS Loans
Private loans
Photo of protestors around a fire
Black bloc
Photo of vertical computer code against a blue background
Free tuition at public colleges
General education
Protesters holding signs saying "No Hate Here"
Charles Murray
Students at Howard University protest a speech by former FBI director James Comey
Worrying about early decision
Depending on early decision
Federal research dollars
Representative Virginia Foxx
Senator Lamar Alexander
Cover of "Hillbilly Elegy," by J.D. Vance
Hillbilly Elegy
The Female Persuasion
Cover of "The Female Persuasion," by Meg Wolitzer
Soy boy
Anxiety about tweets
Tweeting for tenure
Milo Yiannopoulos
Image of students with a light-colored dog
Therapy pets
Security camera image of cat banned from Macalester College library


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