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A group of students in caps and gowns sits in front of a professor at a podium. A blue “Perimeter College” banner is in the background.

Georgia University’s Decision to Close Prison Program Prompts ‘Heartbreak’

Professors and students want Georgia State University to keep its college-in-prison program open. The institution’s leaders say new federal standards make it too costly to do so.

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New on the Job: Q&A With John Andrick, St. John’s University and College of Saint Benedict

As the inaugural dean for student academic success, Andrick discusses his role, how he works across two institutions and the need for student supports in and outside of the classroom.

Students walk in front of an academic building at Tennessee State University on a sunny day.

A Lost ‘Fight to Prevent State Overreach’ at Tennessee State

The historically Black university’s Board of Trustees has been replaced by the governor's picks. 

Northland College campus

Wisconsin College Teeters on the Brink, in Public

Northland College announced a potential closure last month hoping to spark last-minute fundraising to save itself. It hasn’t worked so far.

campus of Vermont College of Fine Arts

Enrollment Declines Threaten Small, Independent Art Colleges

Vermont College of Fine Arts has avoided closure by affiliating with the California Institute of the Arts, but many other independent art colleges have closed in recent years.

Nontenure Track Harvard Lecturers and Researchers Unionize

Nontenure track employees who teach or conduct research at Harvard University voted last week to unionize, creating a new bargaining...
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Sex Discrimination or Doctrinal Differences?

A former professor’s sex discrimination lawsuit against Moody Bible Institute was recently allowed to proceed by a federal appeals court. The case could have bigger implications for religious colleges.

President Joe Biden stands in a blue graduation robe at a podium with the crest for Howard University in the background.

Will Biden’s Support for HBCUs Bring in Votes?

Advocates of historically Black colleges say the administration’s strong support for HBCUs could pay off in the voting booth. But many black college students voice ambivalence about President Biden and some of his policies.