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Another Bountiful Year of Big (and Small) Donations

Despite declining public support in some quarters and growing questions about the value and mission of higher ed, generous benefactors gave colleges $58 billion last fiscal year, according to a new survey.

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The Black History Higher Ed Needs Now

In higher ed today, the wisdom of marrying the labor and racial justice movements is once again apparent, Karin Alejandra Rosemblatt writes.

Preventing Disasters: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Ilan Kelman, professor of disasters and health at University College London, explores some options for...
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Duke Stops Assigning Point Values to Essays, Test Scores

Duke University is no longer assigning numerical ratings to applicants’ standardized test scores and essays, a university spokesperson confirmed in...

VMI Alumni Punished for Harvesting Email Addresses

The Virginia Military Institute has penalized several alumni for harvesting the contact information of 6,000 VMI graduates, which they used...

Wheeling University Suspends President Immediately

Wheeling University suspended its president Tuesday evening, with pay and effective immediately, according to local news reports. The Wheeling News-Register...

Former UCSF Administrator Sentenced to Prison for Embezzling Tuition

A former administrator at the University of California, San Francisco, was sentenced to 20 months in prison and ordered to...
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Indiana Bill Threatens Faculty Members Who Don’t Provide ‘Intellectual Diversity’

One critic says a bill passed by the state Senate would mandate “a system of surveillance and political scrutiny.”