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Lessons From Michigan’s Continued Efforts to Make College Free

States can pass incremental efforts to make college more affordable.

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Did an N.C. State Building Sicken Scores of Occupants?

Some current and former employees say they fear probable carcinogens in a campus building may have harmed them and students. They’re criticizing the university’s response.

A photo illustration including photos of Indiana's Statehouse, state senator Spencer Deery and a page of Senate Bill 202.

Indiana Bill Threatens Faculty Members Who Don’t Provide ‘Intellectual Diversity’

One critic says a bill passed by the state Senate would mandate “a system of surveillance and political scrutiny.”

New Mexico Statehouse and Senators Steinborn and Cervantes

New Mexico’s Attempt to Depoliticize Board Nominations Thwarted

State senators blocked the latest effort to reform how board members at public New Mexico institutions are chosen.

AAUP Starting Center for the Defense of Academic Freedom

The American Association of University Professors is starting what it is calling a Center for the Defense of Academic Freedom...
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California Bill Raises Hopes for 4-Year Nursing Programs at 2-Year Colleges

A new state Senate bill would permit community colleges to offer bachelor’s degrees in nursing.

Students gathered at the Maryland state house

Maryland Community Colleges Face $22M Budget Cut

Governor Wes Moore says his budget proposal is a response to declining enrollment and will “rein in” spending. Community college advocates say it will have wide-ranging negative consequences.

TSU board vice chair Pamela Brooks Martin and a photo of TSU's campus

Lawmakers Move to Reconstitute an HBCU’s Board

Legislators have considered eliminating Tennessee State University’s board entirely, but an alternative would remake it.