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Headshots of Virginia attorney general Miyares and Governor Glenn Youngkin, documents from a recent opinion letter and a building at Virginia Tech

Who’s the Boss of Virginia’s Public University Boards?

An opinion by the commonwealth’s attorney general on the responsibilities of public university trustees prompts a debate about whether Governor Glenn Youngkin believes they answer to him.

Embattled Birmingham-Southern Secures $5 Million Loan

Facing the possibility of closure and recently denied a state loan, Birmingham-Southern College officials have received a temporary reprieve in...
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A ‘Game Changer’ for Research, Reputations of ‘Emerging’ Texas Universities

A new $3.9 billion endowment to support four public universities will boost research and innovation and, state officials hope, attract top faculty members and students.

IU Board Tables Controversial Changes to Kinsey Institute

The Indiana University Board of Trustees tabled its scheduled Friday vote on controversial changes to the Kinsey Institute. IU administrators...
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A Higher Ed ‘Enhancement’ That Few Can Get Behind?

Proposed legislation that would ostensibly revamp Ohio’s public higher education system is so highly contested that observers doubt it will pass anytime soon, even after repeated modifications.

A photograph of the Kinsey Institute building.

Historic Kinsey Sex Research Institute May Face a Divorce

Faculty members are alarmed by an Indiana University proposal to spin off an unclear portion of the Kinsey Institute’s operations into a separate nonprofit.

Wis. Governor Sues Lawmakers Over Blocked Pay Raises

Wisconsin’s Democratic governor, Tony Evers, has sued Republican legislators for allegedly defying the state Constitution and undermining his executive powers...

Minnesota Drops Degree Requirement for Most Jobs

The state of Minnesota on Monday said it would eliminate degree requirements for most of its jobs, joining a growing...