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Ruth Simmons Named 2023 Jefferson Lecturer

Ruth J. Simmons will deliver the 2023 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. The National Endowment for the Humanities’ Jefferson Lecture...
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MOVEit Attack Signals Growing Cybersecurity Threats for Higher Ed

Security experts warn the success of recent hacker actions will mean more attacks against vulnerable institutions.

Student Persistence Rises to Pre-Pandemic Levels

More than three-quarters of students who entered college for the first time in fall 2021 continued their education (at their...

Reimagining Aging in Place: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Rachel Savage, assistant professor at the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation at the...

Visa Denials Disproportionately Affect African Students

International students from African nations and the Global South are much more likely to have their visas rejected, according to...
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A National Summit on a Higher Ed ‘Low Point’

At a daylong conference on affirmative action, there was much commiserating but little guidance as higher ed leaders searched for a path forward.

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College Mental Health Counselors Aren’t OK

Long-standing failures to invest adequately in college counseling centers have left mental health professionals burned out and feeling that their roles on campus are neither appreciated nor understood, Philip J. Rosenbaum and Richard E. Webb write.

A photo of Indiana University and Purdue officials signing an agreement to split IUPUI into two institutions.

Hard Choices Amid Purdue-Indiana Split

Numerous Indiana University employees will move to Purdue as the institutions dissolve their joint venture in Indianapolis. But many faculty members worry they’ll be left without tenure or a departmental home.