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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.

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Another Chinese Partnership Bites the Dust

Florida International University is ending numerous successful partnerships in China to conform to a state law regulating colleges’ relationships with “countries of concern.”

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North Carolina Community Colleges Push for Workforce-Focused Funding Model

Community college leaders are hopeful the new funding plan they’ve devised can win over state lawmakers eager to fill workforce gaps.

Utah Bans DEI Programs at State Institutions

Utah is the latest state to enact legislation against diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives: Republican governor Spencer Cox signed a...
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State Support for Colleges Grew as Stimulus Funds Ebbed

Even with a reduction in federal stimulus funding, state support for higher education was up 10 percent in fiscal 2024.

New Unions Represent Over 40K Grad Students, Postdocs, Researchers

Last year, 26 new bargaining units representing over 40,000 graduate student workers, postdoctoral workers or researchers officially formed across the...
Pennsylvania governor Josh Shapiro speaks from a podium at Lincoln University

Governor Proposes ‘Bold’ Plan to Restructure Pennsylvania Higher Ed

The proposal calls for a sweeping overhaul of the state system as part of an initiative focused on workforce development and shoring up 25 public institutions.

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Idaho Scholarship Program a Boon for Students and State

The workforce development scholarship helps students get the education and training they need to meet state workforce needs. Demand for the scholarships has been higher than expected.