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Following a Trend, Nevada State College Is Now a University

The newly minted university is just the latest institution attempting to reframe its image at a time of enrollment declines and public skepticism about higher education.

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At 11th Hour, University Drops Racial Literacy Requirement

A mandated curriculum long sought by Virginia Commonwealth students and faculty members was set to take effect this fall. The university delayed it late last month, and advocates don’t buy its reasoning for doing so.

Wisconsin-Oshkosh Will Cut 200 Jobs Amid $18M Deficit

The University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh will impose layoffs and furloughs and offer early retirement to other employees as part...
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Regional Comprehensive Universities: Separate and Unequal

The gaps in resources between flagships and regional comprehensive universities raise serious equity concerns and are at odds with commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion, Doug Eskew writes.

An enhanced photo of a paper by Priscilla K. Coleman, with "retracted" written in red and all caps across it.

Weighing Retracting an Abortion Critic’s Work, With Lawyers Involved

Frontiers in Psychology retracted a paper by Priscilla K. Coleman. The British Journal of Psychiatry declined to retract another, after which editorial board members resigned. It’s a fight over abortion research in the post-Roe era.

A light-skinned person with short dark hair and glasses balances two options in their hands: on the left, national public universities, and on the right, regional publics.

Competition for Students Presents ‘Fraught’ Route Forward

Prospective students view regional public colleges as more affordable but also as having less stature and academic rigor than the national public universities now recruiting those students, new report says.

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Fighting for Scraps in Pennsylvania

Enrollment in the state has plummeted, but it has one of the highest ratios of institutions to students in the country. The result is fierce competition over a dwindling pool of applicants.

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Certificates… From a Philosophy Department

Pennsylvania’s Millersville University has begun offering ethics certificates. It’s among multiple philosophy departments that have shaken things up.