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Deploying Student Journalists to Help Local ‘News Deserts’

The University of Vermont’s Center for Community News supports efforts to re-energize local news coverage in underserved regions in the state and beyond.

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Republicans Demand Information About Alleged Misconduct at Haskell Indian Nations University

A university serving Native American students in Kansas allegedly mishandled sexual assault cases, among other concerns, according to a redacted report. Republican lawmakers want to know more.

House Education Committee Threatens to Subpoena Northwestern

Representative Virginia Foxx, the North Carolina Republican who chairs the House Education and Workforce Committee, says she’s prepared to subpoena...

House Passes Antisemitism Awareness Act

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives voted 310 to 91 Wednesday to codify a broad definition of antisemitism into federal...
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Could a Per-Student Tax Alleviate a College Town’s Budget Challenges?

The University of Delaware owns nearly 35 percent of the untaxed property in Newark but is exempt from paying property taxes. City officials want to tax the university $50 per student, per semester.

Migrants sit in New York City's Port Authority bus terminal.

Housing Migrants in College Dorms?

As asylum seekers arrive in the U.S., some legislators think college residence halls could provide a temporary housing solution. Most colleges say they don’t have room.

Land Dispute Strains University-Town Relations

Drew University has accused Madison, N.J., officials, in a legal filing, of acting in bad faith by preventing the sale of university land.

More Police on Campus Won’t Prevent Gun Violence

Instead, urban universities should reckon with long-standing failures to prioritize the well-being of their communities and make meaningful, unconditional investments, Charles H. F. Davis III writes.