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Boston U Antiracist Research Center Lays Off Employees

The Center for Antiracist Research at Boston University is laying off as many as 15 to 20 staff members, the...

New College Defectors Form Online Learning Platform

New College of Florida students, parents, faculty and alumni are launching an online education platform aimed at preserving the spirit...

UNC System Scrutinizes Posttenure Review Inconsistencies

University of North Carolina system leaders expressed concern last week that the rigor of the posttenure review process for faculty...
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Preference for Privilege

As new data make all the more clear, we should be ashamed of the ways in which elite college admissions privilege children of the wealthy, Jim Jump writes.

The Home Office and Work-Life Balance: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute , part of University of Maryland Baltimore County Week: Elizabeth Patton, associate professor of media...
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Putting Admissions in Context

A new study finds that taking high school students’ level of resources into account when assessing applications can lead to diverse admits who are likely to succeed in college.

The Week in Admissions News

The University of Tennessee will guarantee admission to all eligible in-state students; the University of Central Arkansas launches a tuition assistance program; Colorado College welcomes transfer students from anti-DEI states.

Over 100 people, including students covering the floor and holding signs, fill the West Virginia University Board of Governors meeting room.

Despite National Pushback, West Virginia Will Cut Faculty, Programs

A month of intense public and on-campus pressure did not dissuade the Board of Governors from siding with the administration to slash programs and positions.