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May 25, 2021
A conflict over the extent of the Missouri Baptist Convention’s control over Southwest Baptist University leads to disputes over changes to governance documents, tenure denials and more.

May 25, 2021
UNC Chapel Hill professors demand a vote on Nikole Hannah-Jones’s tenure case.  

May 25, 2021
A new initiative aims to bring back 4,000 students who stopped out of private historically Black colleges and universities and guide them to graduation with one-on-one coaching. Public HBCUs are doing similar outreach to students, especially those who left during the pandemic.

May 25, 2021
A student at European Humanities University was detained when Belarusian authorities forced down a commercial airplane and arrested an opposition journalist.

May 25, 2021
Quinnipiac University Ben Bogardus, journalism Monica Cavender, education Jessica Devine, education Tamilla Triantoro, computer information systems Kearston Wesner, media studies University of Missouri at St. Louis

May 24, 2021
For the most part, institutions are resuming the faculty and staff retirement benefits they cut or stopped during the pandemic. Fights over the future of those benefits are being waged on some campuses.  

May 24, 2021
The company will no longer sell services to monitor test taking -- if there is no human being analyzing the results.

May 24, 2021
Gifting cryptocurrency to a college or university allows donors to avoid paying capital gains tax on earnings. Many institutions are more than happy to jump through hoops to make it happen.

May 24, 2021
The bill may spark conversations about how policy can address large college endowments and provide much-needed funding for apprenticeships -- but some argue this isn't the way to do it.

May 21, 2021
Professors and students at UNC Chapel Hill demand to know why journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones was not offered tenure. The university and its governing board still aren't saying much at all.  

May 21, 2021
A recent graduate of Louisiana College says administrators used strict social media policies to censor criticism of the college. College officials say they are within their rights to protect the reputation of the institution.

May 21, 2021
Whether in person or virtual, colleges and universities try to make this year's commencements joyous.

May 21, 2021
Vice chancellor of University of Essex admits to “serious mistakes” after external review finds it breached its free speech duties.

May 21, 2021
Bentley University is starting a bachelor of arts and a bachelor of science in diversity, equity and inclusion. Colgate University is starting a minor in global public and environmental health.

May 20, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated already-existing trends, pushing the average tuition discount rate for first-time undergraduates to 53.9 percent this year. Expect discounting to keep climbing even after the pandemic subsides.

May 20, 2021
As colleges consider how to incorporate new CDC guidance for vaccinated individuals into their planning, some lift mask mandates. Others say not so fast.

May 20, 2021
UNC Chapel Hill Board of Trustees sidelines tenure vote for Nikole Hannah-Jones, “1619 Project” journalist, despite enthusiastic tenure recommendation from faculty and administrators. Professors cry foul.

May 20, 2021
Lafayette College steps out of the box by choosing College Advising Corps leader as its next president. The hire comes as the private college seeks to ramp up financial aid and grow its student body.

May 20, 2021
A new report highlights how adult learners, low-income students and students of color are concentrated in colleges with fewer resources, and how they are disadvantaged by numerous other disparities.

May 19, 2021
Colleges grapple with resuming study abroad -- and with how to incorporate new State Department travel warnings about COVID-19-related risks into their planning.

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