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Florida governor Ron DeSantis stands at a podium in front of two American flags. His image is displayed on a big screen behind him.

DeSantis Challenges Constitutionality of Accreditation

Higher education lawyers and advocates say the lawsuit is more about politics than a serious legal challenge—though others say it makes a compelling case.

New Programs: Respiratory Care, Sport Management, Fermentation Sciences

The following colleges have announced new programs: El Camino College is starting a bachelor of science in respiratory care. Hiram...
A pair of hands with darker skin resting on a table hold a hand with lighter skin in a comforting manner

Students Report Sexual Assault—but Mainly to Their Peers

According to a large-scale survey by Vector Solutions, students are significantly more likely to discuss a sexual assault with a peer than with an authority figure on campus. 

Compilation on Mental Health’s Impact on Student Success

Inside Higher Ed ’s latest booklet, “How Mental Health Can Help (and Hurt) Student Success,” is available today. The articles...
Head shots of Dianne Oliver and Denise Baird, both light-skinned women with dark hair wearing jewel tones.

Co-Provosts Create a New Model of Leadership

St. Catherine University tests a novel concept by appointing two administrators to serve as co-provosts for the upcoming school year.

West Virginia Commission Expresses Concerns About Alderson Broaddus

The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission this month granted reauthorization for every private college in the state to continue...
Former University of Pennsylvania president Amy Gutmann, a light-skinned blonde woman, speaking at commencement in 2015.

Amy Gutmann’s $23 Million and the Triumph of Cynicism

The University of Pennsylvania paid its former president almost $23 million in 2021—prompting Jonathan Zimmerman to ask, where is the outrage?

University Sues Cleaning Service Over Destroyed Research

A custodian working at a Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute lab destroyed over two decades’ worth of research when he switched off...