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NCAA, Tennessee Spar Over Name, Image Rules

The National Collegiate Athletic Association is engaged in another war of words (and potentially legal action) with its member universities...
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Funding Student Success: Increasing Diversity in STEM Fields

Some student groups remain underrepresented in STEM degree attainment and in the workforce. Three grant-funded programs look to address the barriers and promote student success.

Degree, Credential Attainment on the Rise, but Gaps Persist

New data from the Lumina Foundation on college degree and credential attainment rates show more American adults are earning credentials...
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State Support for Colleges Grew as Stimulus Funds Ebbed

Even with a reduction in federal stimulus funding, state support for higher education was up 10 percent in fiscal 2024.

Utah Bans DEI Programs at State Institutions

Utah is the latest state to enact legislation against diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives: Republican governor Spencer Cox signed a...

Doxing Truck Targets Boulder Faculty Members

Accuracy in Media, the group behind what it calls infamous mobile billboards and what others call doxing trucks, has now...
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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.

A Call for Deadline Extensions After FAFSA Delay

A coalition of higher ed professional associations and advocacy organizations issued a letter Wednesday urging colleges to extend their typical...