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Suit Threatened as Anthropologists’ Israel Boycott Vote Begins

Just as American Anthropological Association members have started voting on a resolution “ to boycott Israeli academic institutions,” a law...
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Governing State Governing Boards

Utah revamped its Board of Higher Education to emphasize more centralized oversight. Some other states are doing the same, leading some observers to wonder if the decisions are being driven by politics or efficiency.

Student Spending on Course Materials Falls to Decade Low

Average annual spending on college course materials fell to a decade low of $285 in the 2022–23 academic year, Student...
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DEI Standoff Derails a State Budget

Wisconsin Republicans want to slash funding to the University of Wisconsin over DEI efforts, but Democrats are defiant. The stalemate has put the entire state budget on ice.

Foxx Introduces Bill to Improve Student Loan Repayment

House Republicans’ latest plan to improve the student loan system focuses on helping defaulted borrowers get back on track and...
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We Can Say the Word ‘Fat’

Most of us in academe would rather ignore the needs of marginalized people than recognize antifat biases, but we must do better, writes Kallie Menard.

Striking U of Washington Postdocs, Scientists Reach Tentative Deal

University of Washington postdoctoral researchers and research scientists and engineers announced Thursday that they have paused their strike after reaching...

Tennessee College-Going Rate on the Rise

The Tennessee college-going rate, the share of high school graduates who enrolled in college immediately after graduation, rose for the...