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When Trust Fails

Trust between boards and campus communities is badly frayed and presidents are caught in the middle, Shelly Weiss Storbeck writes.

Virginia Disputes Claim That It Underfunded an HBCU

The government of the commonwealth of Virginia is pushing back against a claim by the federal government that it underfunded...
Students walk between classes at Moorpark College in California.

Negotiating Bachelor’s Degree Programs at Community Colleges

The California State University system is contesting five proposed baccalaureate programs at community colleges. It is working with California Community Colleges to improve the program-review process.

Scores of N.Y. Colleges Waive Application Fees in October

During the month of October, students applying to public as well as private colleges and universities in New York will...
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Equity-Focused Possibilities for Dual Enrollment

A new Community College Research Center report examines the positive outcomes of expanding program participation to diverse student groups.

Claudia Goldin Wins Nobel Prize in Economics

Harvard University economist Claudia Goldin has won the 2023 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences “for having advanced our understanding of...
A jigsaw puzzle of a human brain, completed with just one piece in the center missing.

A Call for Cognitive Kindness

Drawing lessons from cognitive psychology, we must transform our courses and university structures to be more kind to students’ minds, Karen Yu writes.

Manu Meel, a young man with brown skin and dark hair wearing a collared shirt, speaks at event on Nantucket

Showcasing Solutions for Better Campus Discourse

At a gathering focused on pluralism, academics, nonprofit leaders and college administrators assess the state of campus discourse and spotlight steps to improve it.