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S&P Global Projects Mixed Outlook for Higher Ed in 2024

S&P Global Ratings is projecting a “bifurcated” outlook for higher education next year, with strong institutions faring well and less...
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Report: Addressing the Roots of Food Insecurity in Higher Ed

A new Tennessee Higher Education Commission and Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation report highlights the ways institutions can support students facing basic needs insecurity.

Healing From Anti-Black Messaging: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Charmeka Newton, clinical assistant professor in the College of Education and Human Development at the...
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Developing Guidelines for the Aftermath of a Student Suicide

“Postvention” protocols are valuable tools for colleges dealing with a suicide. But not every university is as prepared as it should be when a tragedy occurs.

University of Pennsylvania president Liz Magill, a light-skinned woman with blond hair

Penn President Resigns Amid Antisemitism Charges

Liz Magill stepped down Saturday, following backlash over her comments at a congressional hearing on antisemitism.

House Members Call on Penn, MIT and Harvard to Fire Their Presidents

Seventy-four members of Congress on Friday signed a letter urging the governing boards of Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute of...
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No End to Wisconsin’s Higher Ed Budget Standoff

The UW system and Republican legislators have been at a budget impasse over DEI for six months. Leaders reached a deal to free up funding, but the Board of Regents voted it down, putting negotiations back at square one.

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Thaw in Pa.’s Budget Freeze Funds 4 State Universities

The funding came with new conditions requiring the institutions to make financial, employment and operations records publicly available.