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May 4, 2021
Indiana University Kokomo Erin Doss, communication Alina Mihai, education Indiana University Northwest Kate Gustafson, English Sharon Pratt, education Maureen Rutherford, psychology Ian Taschner, chemistry University of Alabama at Huntsville

May 3, 2021
Amid hearings, meetings and press conferences centered on plans by the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education to consolidate six universities, a new report details potential job losses for the public university system.

May 3, 2021
Multiple Black academics have resigned, citing concerns about institutional racism, this academic year -- most recently at the University of Memphis.  

May 3, 2021
President Biden's proposal to invest $62 billion in student success represents a shift in federal higher education policy.

May 3, 2021
Longwood University in south central Virginia is located in a part of the country rich in civil rights-era history. It is launching a new race and ethnic studies minor.

April 30, 2021
President Biden’s ambitious American Families Plan is welcome news for leaders of community colleges and minority-serving institutions. 

April 30, 2021
Among the early adopters of COVID-19 vaccine requirements, colleges in red states lag behind those in blue states. Will the trend persist?

April 30, 2021
Older professors are keeping pace with their younger colleagues in terms of scholarly output and have particular knowledge to impart, study says. Authors say their findings challenge negative stereotypes about aging faculty members.

April 30, 2021
Days after moving students out of residence halls due to local protests over the police killing a Black man, Elizabeth City State University began housing out-of-town officers charged with responding to the protests.

April 30, 2021
The well-being of graduate students has been overlooked, a new report argues. How can administrations support this population?

April 29, 2021
Reactions in higher education to President Biden's proposal for tuition-free community college, increased Pell Grants and tuition aid for students at minority-serving institutions have been largely positive, but the plan won't be easy to get through Congress.

April 29, 2021
Laurentian University's financial insolvency leads to 110 faculty layoffs and grave questions about the future of the institution and its three federated universities -- including one of Canada's oldest Indigenous studies programs.  

April 29, 2021
If campus leaders thought fall 2020 enrollment declines were bad, spring's enrollment drops are even worse, especially for community colleges.

April 29, 2021
The reaction isn't flattering for Wolf or for the University of Oxford, which awarded her a doctorate.

April 29, 2021
Erika Nash Cameron, associate professor and department chair in the School of Leadership and Education Sciences at the University of San Diego, in California, has been chosen as provost and vice president for academic affairs at Palo Alto University, also in California.

April 28, 2021
President Biden wants $109 billion for two-year colleges, $80 billion addition for Pell Grants, $62 billion for retention and completion efforts, and $39 billion for two free years at minority-serving institutions for most students.

April 28, 2021
While divestment advocates have successfully pushed some public and private universities to drop fossil fuel investments, the movement hasn't caught on at oil-reliant institutions.

April 28, 2021
The University of Oregon is suing one of its former police officers for allegedly arresting a Hispanic man without a reason and lying about it.

April 28, 2021
The slow confirmation of presidential appointees could delay actions by the Biden administration on higher education issues.

April 28, 2021
Community college leaders say they want to prioritize gathering data on the well-being of students, but efforts to ramp up student needs data are decentralized and underresourced, according to a new report.

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