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Penn President Resigns Amid Antisemitism Charges

Liz Magill stepped down Saturday, following backlash over her comments at a congressional hearing on antisemitism.

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No End to Wisconsin’s Higher Ed Budget Standoff

The UW system and Republican legislators have been at a budget impasse over DEI for six months. Leaders reached a deal to free up funding, but the Board of Regents voted it down, putting negotiations back at square one.

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Fired LSU Professor Accused of Student Affair, Illegal Anti-CRT Lobbying

An ousted political science professor is denying salacious ethics charges against him.

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Thaw in Pa.’s Budget Freeze Funds 4 State Universities

The funding came with new conditions requiring the institutions to make financial, employment and operations records publicly available.

Presidents of Harvard, Penn and MIT sit at a table in front of the House Education and Workforce Committee.

The Fallout: What the Antisemitism Hearing Could Mean for Higher Education

After Republicans grilled three university presidents on Capitol Hill, experts weigh in on the broader implications for public opinion and the politics of colleges and universities.

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States Draft Plans to ‘Shape the Future’

U.S. Department of Education urges states to create plans outlining their goals for career and technical education and workforce development in 2024.

AAUP: DeSantis’s Florida Part of ‘Assault on Democracy Worldwide’

The American Association of University Professors released a report today saying Ron DeSantis’s words and actions “come from the same...
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3 Presidents on the Hot Seat

In a four-hour hearing, the presidents of Harvard, Penn and MIT steadily defended themselves, their institutions and free expression. Lawmakers remained skeptical.