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Harvard’s Largest Division Drops DEI Hiring Statements

Harvard University’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS), which houses 40 academic departments and more than 30 centers, is dropping...
Ted Mitchell, president of the American Council on Education, stands at a podium in front of a group.

New Commission on Faith-Based Institutions Launched

A group of leaders of religiously affiliated colleges and universities gathered in Washington, D.C., for a first meeting hosted by the American Council on Education.

UC San Diego, Santa Barbara Join Strike Backing Protesters

The University of California work stoppage supporting pro-Palestinian protesters has now grown to include five campuses, with academic workers at...
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Librarians Grapple With Diverse Archiving in a Digital World

Librarians know more diversity is needed in archiving but it’s a work in progress.

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DePaul Adjunct Ousted for Optional Gaza Assignment

Colleges have punished several professors since Oct. 7 for out-of-classroom speech. Now a faculty member has been fired for a task description that referenced “genocide,” “ethnic cleansing” and “a decolonized future.”

San José State Suspends SJP Faculty Adviser

San José State University has suspended a Justice Studies professor who’s also faculty adviser for the campus chapter of Students...
A student wears a pride flag on their graduation mortar board.

Survey: LGBTQ+ Students at Higher Risk of Mental Health Crisis

New data from national organizations finds queer students are more likely than their peers to experience emotional distress, suicidal ideation and loneliness. Here are some practical ways higher education can address these issues.

Staff, faculty and students pose in front of the Asian American Student Academic Program office for its ribbon cutting

New on the Job: Q&A With Viraj Patel, Director of Asian American Student Academic Program

The inaugural director shared about her work at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the role of the model minority myth in Asian American student success and her future goals.