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New State-Funded N.C. Distinguished Professorships Will Be Limited to STEM

Recently passed legislation cuts off future humanities scholars from a long-running program that provides higher pay.

Notre Dame of Maryland to Acquire Nearby Graduate School

Notre Dame of Maryland University will acquire Maryland University of Integrative Health, adding a suite of new graduate-level health programs...
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DeSantis Appoints DEI Critics to Florida University’s Board

Florida’s governor appoints five conservative trustees to the Florida Polytechnic board, a move some critics see as the start of a takeover.

Birmingham-Southern Loan Lawsuit Dismissed

A county judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by Birmingham-Southern College against Alabama state treasurer Young Boozer III for denying...

Board Fight at Michigan State Draws Governor’s Attention

Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan weighed in Monday on a dispute roiling Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees, in which...
A close-up of Ben Sasse's face, resting his chin on this folded hands. He is a light-skinned man with short dark hair who is wearing a suit.

Don’t Sass Us, Ben Sasse

The University of Florida president is not afraid to make a strong statement—just not about affairs in his own state, Walter M. Kimbrough writes.

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Proposed Pennsylvania Consortium off to Rocky Start

A study for a proposed consortium in the Keystone State has hit a snag: two of five participating institutions have bowed out over concerns about potential job cuts.


To Whom Should a Chief Communications Officer Report?

A president’s perspective on the vital partnership with the chief communications officer—and its reporting line.