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New York Yankee Fritz Peterson throws a pitch during a 1972 game.

The Great State School Student-Swapping Scandal

Student swapping across public flagships is America’s most expensive game of musical chairs, Ryan Craig writes.

Association of American Universities Adds 6 New Members

The Association of American Universities on Thursday announced that it would add six new research universities to its selective membership—institutions...
A few students walk, stand or sit outside on Chapel Hill's campus, in the shade of a tree.

UNC ‘Civic Life’ Center Progressing, Over Faculty Objections

Chapel Hill faculty members were caught off guard in January by what sounded like the return of a proposed conservative campus center. They objected, but the university is moving forward.

$100M Gift for the University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky has received a $100 million gift for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, the largest...
People, most wearing purple ponchos, hold purple and white signs on a sidewalk. The signs say "UMich Grad Workers Strike Strike Strike" and the union's name.

At Michigan, Getting an A Because Your Instructor’s On Strike

The University of Michigan graduate workers’ strike caused grading issues. Some department chairs have said they plan to give out A’s.

People, mostly in red shirts, some with #campusworkers4democracy on the back, listen to a speaker with a megaphone outside a Virginia Commonwealth University building.

At VCU, Even Less Job Security for Nontenured Faculty

Three out of five faculty members at Virginia Commonwealth are on “term” contracts. The university has stopped offering them three-year contracts.

A student writes on a protest sign. Behind her, a student writes on a sign that says "opportunity for all" in blue letters.

Undocumented and Unemployed

A group of undocumented students and legal scholars are arguing that the University of California system legally can and should employ these students on their campuses.

Three protesters stand outside, two holding up signs saying "VCU Workers United!" and one holding up a sign saying "Solidarity Not Austerity."

VCU Faculty Protests ‘Devastating’ Potential Layoffs

Virginia Commonwealth University faculty members who teach Focused Inquiry courses for new students say the institution may cut a third of their jobs.