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Public is skeptical of affirmative action, poll suggests; tough choices on the federal budget; UNC medical school and diversity; defining liberal education.

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Student Success Champion: Mitch Mitchell, Cal Poly Humboldt

Mitch Mitchell, associate vice president for student success and dean of students, works to create diversity and representation in higher education by keeping students at the forefront.

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Why Students Opt Not to Enroll

Students in a new survey cite concerns about academic preparation, mental health and affordability. Many say college isn’t worth it.

Juilliard Fires Professor Accused of Harassment

The Juilliard School fired a professor after it found “credible evidence” that he had “engaged in conduct which interfered with...
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Campus Engagement Tip: Define the Hidden Curricula of Higher Ed

Colleges and universities can help students navigate the structures of higher education by providing a glossary of terms students may encounter on campus.

Bellarmine Provost Quits After Vote of No Confidence

Paul Gore, who has served as Bellarmine University’s vice president for academic affairs and provost since 2019, is leaving his...
A green line on a chart shows the increasing rates of delinquency among student loan borrowers in the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's sample.

More Borrowers at Risk of Defaulting

With student loan payments set to resume, a Consumer Financial Protection Bureau report shows more borrowers are struggling. “The situation is worse than we could have imagined,” one advocate said.

Defining Polysubstance Use in Adolescents: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Cailyn Green, assistant professor of addiction studies at SUNY Empire State College, examines the health...