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DeSantis Signs Bill to Defund DEI

Florida governor Ron DeSantis has officially signed legislation that will ban state dollars from going to diversity, equity and inclusion...
A UW Milwaukee student intern wearing a hard hat and hold equipment during an internship at a drink company

Universities Foot the Bill for Paid Internships

To capitalize on the benefits of paid internships, two university systems have created funds to support students who might not otherwise seek such opportunities.

Students take notes in a classroom.

Student Wellness Tip: Promote Social Connection

A new advisory from the U.S. surgeon general offers recommendations for individuals and the education system to promote social connection and improve community health and well-being.

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Mental Health and ‘Expectable’ vs. ‘Unmanageable’ Discomfort: Key Podcast

A trio of experts discusses how a changing definition of mental health complicates colleges’ efforts to care for their students.

The Aubrey K. Lucas administration building on the University of Southern Mississippi campus

What’s Driving Presidential Turnover in Mississippi?

Four presidents have left Mississippi’s eight public institutions since last June, with little explanation. Critics say the system board’s hiring practices are largely to blame.

Whittier College president Linda Oubré, a woman with light brown skin and dark hair, pictured in an office.

When Critics Come for the President

Whittier College’s president resigned last week amid rampant criticism from alumni and employees. Other embattled presidents have succumbed to similar pressures, while some remain in place.

Jason Titus engages with a student on Texas Christian University's campus.

Success Program Launch: Housing Staff Supports Academically At-Risk Students

Academic intervention from residence hall staff at Texas Christian University places relationships at the forefront, creating an innovative advising system for first- and second-year students.

Capital Campaign Watch: Cedarville, Hamilton, Sacred Heart

The following colleges and universities have made announcements: Starting Out Sacred Heart University is starting a five-year campaign to raise...