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New on the Job: Q&A With Nick Branson of the College of Lake County

As the inaugural assistant vice president of strategy, planning and success, Branson uses his institutional effectiveness background to promote access for all learners.

Ohio’s Miami U Faculty Unionize

Miami University faculty members have voted 450 to 241 to unionize, in an election where nearly 90 percent of eligible...
A Scripps College alumna teaches a small class, with a projector screen stating that the lesson is about the three types of budgeting.

Program Innovation: Alums and Career Services Delivering Financial Literacy Lessons

Women at Scripps College learn the fundamentals of financial literacy from alumnae, plus participate in a salary negotiation workshop led by career services staff—building confidence while providing perspective on what to expect.

A University of Southern California campus photo, depicting a long walkway toward the entrance of a USC building. A garden with pink and white flowers and well-manicured shrubbery bisects the brick walkway.

In Ph.D. Funding, Identity Shouldn’t Trump Merit

The practice of awarding Ph.D. student funding on the basis of racial, ethnic or gender identity undermines the research enterprise, James Moore II, Kursat Christoff Pekgoz and Spiro Pantazatos write.

Layoffs and Closures at Upper Iowa University

Upper Iowa University will resort to layoffs and other major cuts to combat revenue losses from declining enrollment, shifting demographics...

Faculty Vote No Confidence in Pennsylvania Community College President

The Federation of Teachers of Bucks County Community College recently voted no confidence in the president of the Pennsylvania institution...
Miguel Cardona, a middle-aged Hispanic man with a goatee and glasses, stands at a podium in a black suit and blue tie.

New, Stronger Gainful Employment Regs Released

The rule adds more requirements for all postsecondary nondegree programs and all programs at for-profit institutions. Education Department officials hailed the regulations as the strongest ever gainful-employment rule.

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University of Phoenix to Affiliate With University of Idaho

After deal with Arkansas system breaks down, a new entity created by Idaho is poised to buy and manage the for-profit giant as a nonprofit university.