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Nov 13, 2020
Liberal students, and even some conservatives, feel hopeful that Joe Biden's election will lead to less divisive dialogue on campus and make strides for students of color. But some students on the right worry their free speech rights could be compromised.
Nov 03, 2020
New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

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November 13, 2020

Liberal students, and even some conservatives, feel hopeful that Joe Biden's election will lead to less divisive dialogue on campus and make strides for students of color. But some students on the right worry their free speech rights could be compromised.

November 12, 2020

A group of new liberal arts college presidents of color has formed an alliance to collectively address issues of racial diversity, equity and inclusion on their campuses.

October 29, 2020

Furman professor resigns suddenly after an anonymous critic outs her as white, not Chicana, as she'd claimed.

October 29, 2020

Since the last recession, the U.S. has made little progress on the funding gap for colleges that serve disproportionate shares of students of color. That gap may widen as the country heads into another recession.

October 28, 2020

Black campus leaders say their careers can be deeply rewarding, even as they are taxing. So why are Black employees so sharply underrepresented at the top ranks of the higher education ecosystem?

October 27, 2020

Black workers at universities are among the most vulnerable people on campuses. But they often are left out of conversations about racial justice.

October 23, 2020

Black students continuously experience, fight against and bear emotional scars from racism, which can lead to increased anxiety and poor mental health outcomes. Some colleges are just starting to address these issues.

October 21, 2020

A college counselor considers our series on the Black experience.

October 20, 2020

For faculty of color to accept a job at an isolated college often means a sort of social suicide, writes Ulises Ali Mejias, who offers a possible solution.

October 7, 2020

Some institutions have begun to cancel diversity, equity and inclusion programs in response to a Trump order. Critics say the order is censorship.

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November 3, 2020

New study shows student learning suffered during the switch to remote instruction last spring, but that small group activities helped reduce this loss.

October 10, 2018

Colleges should put digital tools at the center of their programs for ensuring academic success of students who are first in their families to go to college, write Ana M. Martinez Aleman, Heather Rowan-Kenyon and Mandy Savitz-Romer.

August 29, 2018

It is time to destigmatize and expand online learning opportunities for college students with disabilities, Brittany Collins argues.

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