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Tenure Extensions Were Popular Amid the Pandemic. That May Not Be Good.

Colleges gave tenure candidates more time due to COVID-19. Women, who may be more likely to fall behind due to extensions, reported more disruption to their research than men.

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North Carolina Community Colleges Push for Workforce-Focused Funding Model

Community college leaders are hopeful the new funding plan they’ve devised can win over state lawmakers eager to fill workforce gaps.

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A Rebrand Gone Awry Prompts a Redo

Mississippi University for Women got more pushback than its leaders expected when they rolled out a new name for the institution. Alumni especially piled on.

Survey Finds Obstacles to Growing HBCU Endowments

A survey of endowment professionals at private historically Black colleges and universities found that these institutions face a range of...
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Why Did the Cal State Strike End After Just 1 Day?

California State University’s systemwide strike quickly ended with a tentative agreement. Some faculty members are urging a no vote on what union leaders say is an “excellent” deal.

Florida Career College to Close

Florida Career College, a for-profit institution whose ability to tap federal financial aid funds was cut off by the U.S...
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Enrollments Rise After Pandemic-Related Declines

Undergraduate enrollment is up again, according to new data. Community colleges focused on vocational training in particular made major gains last fall.

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Cal State System Strike Begins, Ends in 1 Day

The university, the country’s largest four-year public institution by enrollment, didn’t concede to the union’s demand for a 12 percent raise this academic year.