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UNC Taps Former State Official as Interim Chancellor

Lee Roberts, a member of the University of North Carolina Board of Governors and a former Republican state official, has...
Black teacher explains engineering to students using an interactive whiteboard.

Report: STEM Classes With Racial, Socioeconomic Representation Boost Student GPA

A new study published in the American Educational Research Association’s journal found, when classes are more diverse, all students achieve higher grades.

Bacone College Campus Auction Called Off

Facing the prospect of losing its campus, Bacone College got a temporary reprieve last week when an auction scheduled for...

Rooting Out Toxic Leaders: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Bryan P. Acton, assistant professor of organizational behavior and leadership at Binghamton University, discusses ways...
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War in Gaza Fuels Faculty Free Speech Battles 

Advocates for campus free expression and academic freedom say they’ve seen increased reports of squelched speech since Oct. 7—often following social media campaigns and political pressure.

Harvard President Corrects 2 Articles

Harvard University president Claudine Gay has submitted corrections for two previously published articles, CNN reported. She made the changes following...
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Frustration Mounts Over Biden’s Latest Debt Relief Plans

Months of talks over how to forgive student loans for borrowers only highlighted how contentious the issue is—and how fraught the path ahead looks in 2024.

The Week in Admissions News

UVA expands free tuition; lawmakers demand clarity on FAFSA; inflation rises 4 percent for colleges; medical schools enroll a more diverse class.