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Kansas colleges drop application fees; a new AI tool for reading application essays; affirmative action ban won't impact most admissions.

Students, clad in masks, hold up Palestinian flags during a protest on Columbia's campus.

Columbia Suspends 2 Pro-Palestine Groups

An official said the groups failed to follow university policy in organizing a walkout Thursday. The suspension drew swift criticism from supporters of Palestinians.

Tensions Over Israel Continue to Rile Campuses

The war between Israel and Hamas, now in its second month, continues to reverberate across college campuses. At Brown University...
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A Higher Ed ‘Enhancement’ That Few Can Get Behind?

Proposed legislation that would ostensibly revamp Ohio’s public higher education system is so highly contested that observers doubt it will pass anytime soon, even after repeated modifications.

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HBCUs Without Presidents

At least 18 four-year HBCUs lack permanent leaders. Experts say presidential turnover harms relationships with donors and alumni and undermines continuity.

A diverse group of college students gather together, smiling, and take a selfie (photo is taken from selfie angle).

Student College Experience Survey: The Top 10 Takeaways

Major findings from our Student Voice survey on the college experience, from orientation to involvement in campus life and related technology, reveal major gaps in student involvement levels and more.

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To Change the Financial Model, Look to Academics

It’s the CAO—not the CFO—who is best positioned to bring meaningful change to the financial model, Carol A. Moore writes.

Official head shots of U.S. secretary of education Miguel Cardona and under secretary James Kvaal side by side.

Education Department Releases New Data on Transfer

The release of the data aims to motivate institutions to measure and improve their transfer outcomes.