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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.

Paula Balafas, the now former chief of the University of Arizona Police Department, stands at a mic with the university logo on a wall behind her. She is a light-skinned middle-aged woman with blond hair.

Provost, Police Chief Gone in Wake of Arizona Prof’s Murder

U of Arizona’s police chief will “step down,” and the provost will “step away,” the institution’s president said. The chair of the faculty says many see this as a “first step.”

A man in glasses and a bow tie speaks at a podium in front of a blue curtain with a yellow West Virginia University emblem on the left side of the photo.

Slimming Down to Stay Afloat

Projecting an enrollment nosedive, West Virginia University is preparing for a lean future. Some call it an act of surrender, while others say it’s a prudent choice to be replicated elsewhere.

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Hundreds of UNC Professors Oppose ‘Overreach’

Faculty members are opposing what they consider encroachments from three sources: the state Legislature, the UNC Board of Governors and the Chapel Hill Board of Trustees itself.

Demonstrators supporting the University of Michigan graduate student workers' strike cross a street, holding signs.

Grading Amid a Grad Workers’ Strike

University of Michigan graduate student instructors and staff assistants have been striking for almost a month. Now, the institution is trying to grade without them.

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Leveling the Playing Field in Texas

New legislation addresses long-standing funding disparities among Texas research universities. A record surplus and college football drama helped push it into the end zone.

Striking Rutgers union members hold red and white signs

Rutgers Unions Suspend Strike After Big Gains

The weeklong Rutgers strike is pausing Monday after unions, the university and New Jersey’s governor announced “framework” deals including large raises. Chicago State and Eastern Illinois also suspend strikes.

Syracuse Grad Workers Unionize

Syracuse University graduate student workers have successfully unionized. Syracuse Graduate Employees United, affiliated with the Service Employees International Union, said...