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A photograph of Rutgers University demonstrators, including one holding a megaphone and another holding a sign saying “Our Working Conditions Are Students’ Learning Conditions” around a fist grasping a pencil.

On National ‘Day of Action for Higher Ed,’ Some Rally, Others Strike

Demonstrations, teach-ins and a graduate-worker walkout highlighted a union-supported, multi-campus event Wednesday designed to push back against attacks on academic freedom, job security and academe more broadly.

IU Bloomington Faculty Votes No Confidence in Leaders

Indiana University at Bloomington faculty members voted no confidence in their president, provost and a vice provost Tuesday, following multiple...

National Protest Day Planned Against ‘Attacks’ on Higher Ed

Faculty members and students plan to hold events across numerous campuses Wednesday, April 17, to kick-start a movement against what...
A photo of the University of Kentucky campus, showing the university’s name on a stone sign.

University of Kentucky President Proposes to Strip Faculty Body’s Power

Eli Capilouto released a “draft of principles” Wednesday that would dissolve the University Senate and replace it with an advisory group.

A photo of protestors holding signs objecting to job cuts at Lesley University.

A Third Vote of No Confidence at Lesley University

Amid job cuts and an alleged lack of transparency, faculty have repeatedly registered their discontent with President Janet Steinmayer. But will it change anything?

A photo illustration with a section of House Bill 2735 overlaying a photo of the University of Arizona’s campus.

Arizona GOP Bill Would Stifle Faculty Power in Governance

The legislation, nearing passage, would bolster the power of presidents and regents while reducing faculty members to merely “consulting” on governing, academic and personnel decisions.

UC Board Postpones Vote on Limiting Departmental Statements

The University of California’s Board of Regents on Wednesday postponed a planned vote on a policy that would prohibit academic...
A photograph of Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin, in academic robes, speaking at a lectern with George Mason written on it.

Virginia Officials Scrutinize Two Universities’ DEI Course Syllabi

A spokesman for Governor Glenn Youngkin invoked concerns about “core curriculum mandates that are a thinly veiled attempt to incorporate the progressive left’s groupthink.” Two universities’ diversity education initiatives may be in peril.