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Opinion

What’s Lost in Dismantling DEI Offices

Colleges should back up their diversity commitments in their organizational structures, Eugene T. Parker III writes.

A Forgotten Voice Is Heard: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Ken Jones, professor of theater at Northern Kentucky University, explains how the arts can bring...
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College Leaders Crack Down on Student Protests

MIT, Stanford and Brown have taken tougher steps to restrict and punish student protesters, prompting criticism by free speech advocates and the demonstrators themselves.

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A Crash Course in Innovation and Design

Bryant University’s three-day IDEA program gives first-year students hands-on learning experience across disciplines alongside older peers and campus leaders to promote creative thinking and problem-solving. The experience now has a focus on student well-being as well as a live panel for students to pitch solutions.

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Opinion

What to Make of Dartmouth?

Jim Jump considers Dartmouth’s decision to reinstate standardized testing “in context.”

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What Helps Students Feel Like They Belong?

Research from the University of Illinois finds college students derive belongingness from four factors. Having the cultural capital to navigate higher education matters most to students from racial and ethnic minority groups.

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Could a Per-Student Tax Alleviate a College Town’s Budget Challenges?

The University of Delaware owns nearly 35 percent of the untaxed property in Newark but is exempt from paying property taxes. City officials want to tax the university $50 per student, per semester.

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A FAFSA of Their Own

After months of FAFSA delays and missteps, some colleges are sending students homemade aid forms and early offer estimates. That could be a risky gambit.