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A student wearing a red shirt and a red bandanna uses a megaphone to address a crowd of other protesters outside West Virginia University's Mountainlair student union.

A Flagship Research University… Without Language Degrees or Math Ph.D.s?

Some of West Virginia University’s proposed program cuts appear unprecedented, or close to it, for an institution of its kind. Department appeals and student protests seem to be having little effect so far.

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Florida’s Accreditation Shuffle Begins

Education Department approves one Florida college’s application to change accreditors. A new state law—and Ron DeSantis—dictate that Florida’s 39 other public colleges do the same.

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California University on Probation After Tech Firm Acquisition

The University of Antelope Valley’s accreditor cited high leadership turnover and low graduation rates.

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University Says It Won’t Charge for Textbooks. Professors Ask How.

West Texas A&M's Faculty Senate voted no confidence in its president last spring, partly for his talk of a “textbook-free” campus. Now he's doubling down.

Union Institute & University Delays Start of Semester

Squeezed by financial pressures, missing payroll and locked out of its Cincinnati headquarters, Union Institute & University moved the start...
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UC Santa Cruz’s Admissions Gamble

The university admitted a record number of students this year despite a tight local housing market. But in the end, officials expect to increase head count by only about 730 students.

New Presidents or Provosts: Chadron State College, Gulf Coast State College, Manhattan College, Muskingum College, Queensborough CC, Wayne State U

Phyllis Curtis-Tweed , vice president for academic and student affairs at Bermuda College, has been appointed provost and vice president...
Blue flags with the word "Law" printed on them are attached to lightposts on Yale Law School's campus.

Free Speech Requirements Proposed for Law Schools

The proposal by the accrediting arm of the American Bar Association comes in the wake of multiple incidents of law school students shouting down speakers.