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Are Professors Really Fleeing Universities in Red States?

Some academics have publicly announced resignations, but evidence of a mass faculty exodus from states like Florida is thin, at least so far. Media hyped a brain drain regardless.

Pa. Lawmakers Block Funding for Penn Vet School

Pennsylvania lawmakers, voting along party lines, denied the University of Pennsylvania veterinary school more than $33 million in state funding...

Florida Officials Urge FAU Presidential Do-Over

A report from the inspector general for the Florida State University System’s Board of Governors recommended that Florida Atlantic University...
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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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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.

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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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N.Y. Lawmakers Set Sights on Expanding Tuition Assistance Program Eligibility

Legislators are optimistic about bipartisan support for the proposal, which would also increase grant amounts, but they’re keeping cognizant of a looming $4.3 billion budget gap.