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A photo illustration showing the headlines of the dueling news releases, including "92% of those familiar with VCU Health development deal want answers from the VCU Health System board" and "VCU statement about the Commonwealth Poll" and "VCU administration negates Virginians’ voices, maligns Wilder School Commonwealth Poll credibility in conflict of interest over failed VCU Health development deal."

Virginia Commonwealth’s News Release Battle—With Itself

The university’s public affairs school published poll results criticizing university leaders, who then insulted the poll’s methodology. The school fired back.

A photograph of strikers, holding umbrellas and signs, including one saying "CFA On Strike!"

Cal State System Strike Begins, Ends in 1 Day

The university, the country’s largest four-year public institution by enrollment, didn’t concede to the union’s demand for a 12 percent raise this academic year.

A black-and-white image of a typewriter fed with a piece of paper with a single typed word: "Plagiarism."

Plucking Plagiarism’s Low-Hanging Fruit

Tricia Bertram Gallant argues that graduate programs and journals should routinely check dissertations and articles for plagiarism.

A photo illustration combining photos of Claudine Gay, Christopher Rufo and Bill Ackman.

How Many Casualties Would a Plagiarism War Produce?

If conservatives and liberals start scouring their opponents’ academic publications for stolen ideas or phrases, nobody—even plagiarism experts—knows how much grist they will find. 

Washington State U Student Workers Strike, Get Deal

A union representing Washington State University student academic employees announced Wednesday—on the first day of its strike—that it had reached...

Louisiana Lawmaker Requests Info on Foreign Faculty Members

A Louisiana state legislator asked his state for information on faculty members at Louisiana public institutions who hold green cards...
From left, four witnesses who testified during a congressional hearing Dec. 5 on antisemitism: Claudine Gay, then president of Harvard University, Elizabeth Magill, then president of University of Pennsylvania, Pamela Nadell, a professor of history and Jewish studies at American University, and Sally Kornbluth, president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. All four women sit at a long witness table as they listen to questioning.

The Humiliation of Higher Ed

We’ve entered a new stage in the culture wars, Jennifer Ruth writes.

California Judge Tosses Faculty DEI Statement Lawsuit

A federal judge for the Northern District of California threw out a lawsuit against the University of California, Santa Cruz...