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June 7, 2021
Washington and Lee University has decided to continue under its current name, disappointing advocates who wanted to see the institution reject namesake Robert E. Lee.

June 7, 2021
Higher ed vaccine mandates are a hot topic for college students. Here’s what they think about requirements and related communication.

June 7, 2021
University of Nevada, Reno, works with Apple to give first-year students iPads and tech training opportunities. Will others follow?

June 7, 2021
The ACCESS to Careers Act would be a critical first step in developing programs that effectively train a post-pandemic workforce, advocates say.

June 4, 2021
Hannah-Jones case costs the university a noted chemistry faculty recruit. Professors there worry about even bigger recruitment problems ahead.

June 4, 2021
State Department analyst says the department is prioritizing processing student and scholar visas but still faces continuing capacity challenges related to the pandemic.

June 4, 2021
Community college leaders and lawmakers are reinvigorating their efforts to provide housing for students after the pandemic shined a spotlight on housing insecurity.

June 4, 2021
Switzerland classifies “unjustified” self-citation or claiming authorship despite contributing little as grounds for sanctions.

June 3, 2021
Cornell approves new dual degree program with Peking University over the objections of Faculty Senate and Student Assembly.

June 3, 2021
New survey finds 24 percent of faculty senate chairs say faculty influence declined during COVID-19. Fifteen percent of chairs say it increased. Survey also delves into faculty say in budget decisions, voided handbooks, contracts and more.

June 3, 2021
The pandemic is still causing the number of students who transfer between and to two-year colleges to plummet, a new report shows. Meanwhile, transfer to four-year colleges is on the rise again.

June 3, 2021
The 2020 recession didn’t slow corporate spending on employee education and training. A $150 million investment in Guild Education, which helps employees find the learning they need, suggests continued growth in the market.

June 3, 2021
Roberts Wesleyan University has started a doctorate in occupational therapy. Saint Leo University has started a bachelor’s program in veteran studies. University of North Carolina at Greensboro is starting a Ph.D. in computer science.

June 2, 2021
Montana Board of Regents wins injunction temporarily blocking new law allowing for carrying of guns on campus. The regents argue legislators infringed on their authority to set campus policies.

June 2, 2021
An investigation finds racism and sexism at Virginia Military Institute are “present, tolerated and left unaddressed.” The administration, authors conclude, will not change unless forced.

June 2, 2021
Activists for Palestinian rights celebrate movement away from the “two-sides narrative,” but do the statements go too far in one direction?

June 2, 2021
President Biden has released a plan to tackle racial wealth disparities in the United States, but he excluded the cancellation of student loan debt, which experts argue is one of the biggest parts of the problem.

June 2, 2021
Culver-Stockton College Cindy Whiston, education St. Norbert College Adam Brandt, biology Philip Klickman, music Valerie Kretz, communication and media studies John Miller, dean of curriculum and senior diversity officer Matthew Sprague, chemistry University of Delaware

June 1, 2021
Students say a film professor at Sonoma State hides behind faculty rights while violating their rights in the classroom. The details suggest the case is complicated.  

June 1, 2021
The faculty union at County College of Morris has called on the institution's president to resign after a series of faculty layoffs and continued tensions under his leadership.

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