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A photo of West Virginia University students, faculty members and others sitting and standing in a room at West Virginia University, with some holding signs protesting proposed academic program and faculty position cuts.

West Virginia Students, Faculty Cry Out on Final Day Before Vote on Deep Cuts

At a raucous public comment session Thursday, the WVU Board of Governors heard final pleas to reject university administrators’ proposed cuts. But state politicians and university leaders aren’t expected to heed the protests.

Close-up shot of four female students doing calculus problems on a whiteboard in a larger active learning–style classroom.

A New ‘Standard of Care’ for Calculus?

A study from Florida International University’s STEM Transformation Institute finds that using a new calculus curriculum rooted in active learning boosts student knowledge—and grades.

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Scaling Up: Enrichment Funding for High-Impact Learning

An endowed gift allows Centre College to offer additional scholarship funding for first-generation, low-income students to participate in study abroad, underpaid internships or other experiential learning opportunities.

A photograph of a Vassar College building in the snow.

Faculty Gender Pay Disparities Persist, Even at Vassar

Men have historically made more than women in academe—and for full professors, the gap has widened in recent years. The issue has spawned litigation at a Seven Sisters institution.

Graduates at Claflin University sit with hands raised in their graduation gowns and hats.

A Massive Investment in HBCUs’ Future

A coalition of historically Black university advocacy groups is receiving $124 million from philanthropists to dole out to institutions.

Federalist Society Panel Mulls Legal Challenge to Biden’s Title IX Proposals

Could the Biden administration’s proposed regulations for Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 be subject to a strict...
"Burned at the stake" quote over a head shot of coach Kim Russell

Oberlin Coach Says She Was ‘Burned at the Stake’

Kim Russell, the former women’s lacrosse coach, was reassigned to a new position more than a year after commenting on transgender athletes participating in women’s sports.

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Limited Remote Work Options a Big Driver of Staff Turnover

A new report shows that turnover among nonfaculty higher education workers has nearly doubled since the 2020–21 school year.