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Indiana Governor Signs Bill Tying Tenure to ‘Intellectual Diversity’

On Wednesday, Indiana’s Republican governor signed a controversial bill diminishing diversity, equity and inclusion programs and tenure protections in the...
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Regents on the Hot Seat

Boards in Arizona, Hawaii, Michigan and Wisconsin, have faced shake-ups and threats of removal recently amid culture war clashes and self-inflicted controversies.

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The Politics of College Choice

Research shows that students care a great deal about the policies of the state in which they attend college, especially on issues like gun control and abortion.

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House Republicans Warn Against College Athlete Unions

In a hearing Tuesday, GOP representatives argued that labor unions would disrupt college sports and lead to program cuts. Democrats said student-athletes deserve a seat at the bargaining table.

UPenn Professors Sue to Stop House From Getting Antisemitism Documents

Two University of Pennsylvania professors and the Penn Faculty for Justice in Palestine group are suing the private institution, asking...

Education Department Begins Sending Financial Aid Data: Report

The U.S. Education Department began sending financial aid data to a limited number of colleges over the weekend and expects...
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Low Grade? Arizona Bill Would Let Students Allege ‘Political Bias’

Legislation that’s near passage in Arizona would create a “grade challenge department” for public universities. It could force professors to change students’ marks. 

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Biden Seeks Another Pell Grant Increase, but Shortfall Looms

The president’s latest proposed budget would boost the maximum Pell Grant by $750 for students at nonprofit private and public colleges. Whether and how Congress will pay for such an increase is unclear.