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An ‘Expectation, No Exceptions’ on Masking

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University strengthens its masking policy one day after a department chair quits over it. The professor says the policy update still leaves professors on the hook for enforcement, with no clear recourse.

Inflating Grades vs. Enhancing Performance

While long resisting grade inflation, Michael S. Berger found that without the normal in-person teaching to help motivate students during COVID, they struggled to meet the rigor he demanded.

Tracking Attacks on Scholars’ Speech

Foundation for Individual Rights in Education says threats against scholars’ speech rights increasingly come from students -- and from the political left.

New Programs: Education, Social Work, Health Administration

Ouachita Baptist University is launching a new master of education degree in curriculum and instruction. Trinity Christian College , in...

A Union for Admissions Workers

Student workers at Hamilton College seek the right to collective bargaining.

An Accreditor Goes Deeper on Data

Western accrediting agency’s new database, tapping into wide swath of federal information, better enables public scrutiny of the performance of the colleges it monitors.

It’s Time for Engineering to Be Equity-Centered

Diversity, equity and inclusion should be a required part of engineering schools’ curricula, argues Alec D. Gallimore.

Punished for Staying Home

They thought they were doing the right thing by staying put for their first year of graduate school. Now they’re facing unexpected out-of-state fees from the City University of New York.