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Paula Balafas, the now former chief of the University of Arizona Police Department, stands at a mic with the university logo on a wall behind her. She is a light-skinned middle-aged woman with blond hair.

Provost, Police Chief Gone in Wake of Arizona Prof’s Murder

U of Arizona’s police chief will “step down,” and the provost will “step away,” the institution’s president said. The chair of the faculty says many see this as a “first step.”

Faculty Continues Criticizing James Madison Provost

James Madison University’s Faculty Senate has now passed a series of resolutions criticizing Provost Heather Coltman, including one last month...

Colleges Award Tenure: Quinnipiac, Southern Illinois U, Valdosta State, Vincennes

The following colleges and universities awarded tenure recently: Quinnipiac University Scott Davies, biology Sam Edwards, legal studies Douglas Goodman, physics...
Students hold a banner that says "Justice 4 Dr. Heath" at a protest to save Scott Heath's job at Loyola University New Orleans.

Students Rally to Save Black Professor

Loyola University New Orleans students are speaking out on behalf of a Black assistant professor who they say is losing his job while mourning the loss of a friend.

An aerial photograph of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill campus.

Hundreds of UNC Professors Oppose ‘Overreach’

Faculty members are opposing what they consider encroachments from three sources: the state Legislature, the UNC Board of Governors and the Chapel Hill Board of Trustees itself.

A Free Speech Violation or Overdue Discipline?

A tenured professor at Bakersfield College says district leaders are firing him for expressing conservative views. College administrators dispute that and cite a long list of charges.

The Floating University, by Tamson Pietsch

‘The Floating University’

In 1926, an NYU professor took 500 students on a tour around the world. Now a professor considers what they learned—and what they didn’t learn—on the voyage.

Student signs for "educational freedom" at New College of Florida.

New College Board Denies Tenure for 5 Professors

In the latest maneuver to remake higher ed in the vision of Ron DeSantis, New College of Florida trustees voted to deny tenure to five applicants due to “extraordinary circumstances.”