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New Youngstown State President, Ex-Legislator, Protested on First Day

Youngstown State University students, faculty members and alumni protested President Bill Johnson with a walkout on Monday, his first day...
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DEI Spending Banned, Sociology Scrapped in Florida

Florida’s State Board of Education imposed new prohibitions on DEI spending at state colleges, following a similar decision for state universities.

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When Presidents Plagiarize

Politically motivated plagiarism claims prompted Harvard’s Claudine Gay to resign. Her decision to step down largely follows the trend of other, similar cases.

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What Does a New Governor Mean for Higher Ed in Louisiana?

Critics fear that Jeff Landry is seeking undue power over the state’s universities. Pre-emptively, some institutions have already backtracked on DEI.

Fired UW La Crosse Chancellor Gets His Own Beer

Joe Gow, the former chancellor of University of Wisconsin at La Crosse who was fired last month after news broke...
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Who Failed Whom at Harvard?

Claudine Gay’s presidency lasted a mere six months. Now, in the aftermath of her exit, questions linger about how the Harvard Corporation handled matters.

Norwich University President Out

Norwich University president Mark Anarumo is out after three years leading the private military college in Vermont, a decision that...
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Fired UW La Crosse Chancellor Weighs Legal Action

Joe Gow was fired last week for appearing in adult videos with his wife, and his faculty tenure is under review. Now he’s mulling legal action.