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‘The System Needs to Be Changed’

New paper suggests introductory STEM courses disproportionately push underrepresented minority students out of the natural and applied sciences.

The No-Roe Reality and Student Mental Health

Restrictions on abortion access will negatively impact student mental health, and colleges and counseling centers must be prepared, Carla Chugani writes.

‘Deaning While Stuttering’

Pepperdine law school dean is now speaking openly about his lifelong stutter.

Survey: Campus Supports Help Save LGBTQ+ Lives

New research by the Trevor Project shows that LGBTQ+ students are at significantly lower risk of suicide if their college offers mental health and LGBTQ+-specific resources.

Title IX Mandatory Reporting Expansion Under Fire

The Education Department wants to change who on college campuses must tell the Title IX coordinator about reports of sexual misconduct. Advocates say the change is ill-advised.

Common App Sees Rise in Minority Applicants

Between 2013–14 and 2021–22, total applications grew by 72 percent. Underrepresented minority applicants grew by 131 percent.

How to (and How Not to) Recruit Minority Students

At NACAC meeting, educators share tips for how colleges can land a diverse student body. And others caution about what not to do.

A Show of Solidarity

Faculty members back a K-12 teacher who distributed a list of terms about race and gender to high school students. Some say more of this kind of allyship is needed as public education faces divisive concepts and book bans amid teacher shortages.