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Colleges Face a Student Housing Squeeze

Some colleges attribute long wait lists for campus housing to heightened demand for a residential experience following two-plus years of COVID-19 disruptions.

Stay Aboard the Titantic: Those Deck Chairs Won't Rearrange Themselves (letter)

An insulting plea not to quit suggests workers should be loyal to institutions at a time when the reverse isn't necessarily true.

A Cash-Strapped Public University Turns to the Private Sector

Officials at Eastern Michigan University say a new public-private partnership is the only way to solve their student housing woes. Some worry about a slide toward privatization.

Seattle Pacific Sues Washington AG

The Christian university is suing the Washington attorney general for investigating its anti-LGBTQ+ hiring practices, arguing it violates the institution’s First Amendment rights.

New Programs: Mechanical Engineering, Smart Manufacturing, HR Analytics, Accounting, Nursing

Colorado State University is starting an online master’s degree in mechanical engineering. Lorain County Community College is starting a bachelor...

Colleges Look to Staffing Firms to Allow Remote Work

To address the legal questions and potential HR issues that can arise when employees move across state lines, some universities partner with third-party firms to keep employees on the payroll from afar.

Consolidating Campuses, Reconceptualizing Workspaces

The Pennsylvania state higher ed system sold off the building that housed the chancellor’s office and made the former occupants remote workers. The move was a reflection of system leaders’ attempts to innovate and adjust to new workplace realities.

Abortion Ruling Prompts Legal Questions

Colleges are navigating murky legal territory on abortion issues following the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade. Questions loom, but answers are scarce.