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NCF Recruiting Bonuses Raise Legal Questions

New College of Florida interim president Richard Corcoran offered $5,000 bonuses to staff members who hit an enrollment target of...
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UNC Board Changes Admissions, Hiring Policies on Race

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Board of Trustees voted Thursday to prohibit the institution from considering race...
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Selective Admissions on Trial

The Supreme Court decision on affirmative action is yet another reminder that emulating Harvard is—and always has been—a fool’s errand, John R. Thelin and Richard W. Trollinger write.

Why Should We Ask More Questions? Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Einav Hart, assistant professor of management at the George Mason University School of Business, explains...
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Weighing Retracting an Abortion Critic’s Work, With Lawyers Involved

Frontiers in Psychology retracted a paper by Priscilla K. Coleman. The British Journal of Psychiatry declined to retract another, after which editorial board members resigned. It’s a fight over abortion research in the post-Roe era.

Women Assaulted by Larry Nassar Sue Michigan State Over Vote by Board

Women who were assaulted by former doctor Larry Nassar announced a new suit against Michigan State University on Thursday, over...
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How Colleges Are Discouraging Vaping Among Students

E-cigarettes and vapes remain popular with college students, and institutions have found strategic ways to address the health risks and discourage use on campuses.

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Competition for Students Presents ‘Fraught’ Route Forward

Prospective students view regional public colleges as more affordable but also as having less stature and academic rigor than the national public universities now recruiting those students, new report says.