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January 17, 2023
Hector Balderas, attorney general of New Mexico, has been chosen as president of Northern New Mexico College. Patrena Benton Elliott, vice president of instruction and student support services at Robeson Community College, in North Carolina, has been appointed president of Halifax Community College, also in North Carolina.
Belmont University students stand in rows at chapel, a bright room with chandeliers, listening to the service.

January 13, 2023
Belmont University, which solely employed Christian faculty members, plans to hire some Jewish professors. Supporters say the decision will promote religious inclusion at the institution. Critics believe it either goes too far or not far enough.
A computer with the words "watch list" on the screen.

January 13, 2023
Unlike such efforts in the past, the list is expected to include many kinds of institutions, not just a focus on for-profits.
Students sit outside on the University of Maryland's campus.

January 13, 2023
Universities are constantly looking for creative ways to support students’ mental health. The University of Maryland is now offering a one-credit course designed to teach emotional regulation.
The Times Higher Education logo, with a red T, a purple H and a blue E.

January 13, 2023
But experts warn that if programs improve, they could attract talent from the U.S.

January 13, 2023
Starting Out Davenport University has started a campaign to raise $35 million. In the quiet phase of the campaign, it raised $23 million. Finishing Up
Mechanical hands on a keyboard

January 12, 2023
To harness the potential and avert the risks of OpenAI’s new chat bot, academics should think a few years out, invite students into the conversation and—most of all—experiment, not panic.
Anita Martinez, Susan Solomon and Vick Chung stand together smiling in front of a wooded area.

January 12, 2023
City College of San Francisco is welcoming three new trustees backed by the faculty union. Their supporters see them as a sign of needed change. The ousted incumbents say their replacements will imperil the college’s future.
Two students, one maskless and one masked, on the campus of Long Beach City College, in Long Beach, Calif.

January 12, 2023
As institutions enter their sixth semester of the pandemic, COVID prevention measures, from masking to vaccine mandates, have become increasingly diverse and inconsistent.
The yellow cover of The Grant Writing Guide by Betty Lai, with black and white text.

January 12, 2023
Author discusses her new book, on how faculty members can land grants.

January 12, 2023
Macalester College Matt Burgess, English Felix Friedt, economics Gabriel Lade, economics Getiria Onsongo, mathematics, statistics and computer science Wabash College Lorraine McCrary, political science Karen Quandt, French Sujata Saha, economics Erika Sorensen-Kamakian, biology
Florida governor Ron DeSantis stands in front of the Florida state flag.

January 11, 2023
Six new trustees were appointed at New College of Florida, including a cadre of controversial conservatives. The board aims to reshape the college in the image of a private Christian institution.
A screenshot of Stanford's Elimination of Harmful Language policy.

January 11, 2023
The university’s effort to remove racist, violent and biased language from its website morphed into a PR disaster. Other colleges’ initiatives have fared better—perhaps because they are less transparent in their practices.
Graphic saying "We won!" about the Yale graduate student union election.

January 11, 2023
Yale teaching and research assistants form a union after decades of organizing and amid a wave of union activity.
Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man with dark hair, a goatee, and glasses.

January 11, 2023
The Education Department is also seeking input on how to create a list of programs that provide low financial value.
Bryan Kohberger, a white man with short dark hair, wearing an orange prison jumpsuit. A woman with long blond hair is next to him with her back to the camera.

January 10, 2023
The man accused of murdering four University of Idaho students was pursuing a Ph.D. in criminology. Academics in his field say it’s a mistake to connect his scholarship to the brutal crime.
A view of Manhattanville's Purchase, N.Y., campus through a fish-eye lens.

January 10, 2023
College announces tenured faculty layoffs and program suspensions as part of an academic realignment. Professors wonder what will be left after the college is done cutting.
President Biden, an older white man with white hair, at a microphone, and Education Secretary Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man wearing glasses.

January 10, 2023
Executive overreach or legal use of statutory authority? That will be a key question for the U.S. Supreme Court to consider when it hears arguments in two debt-relief lawsuits early this year.
Four people on stage at a panel discussion.

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.

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