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Taking a Stand

University of California graduate assistants, postdocs and others stage a mass protest for better pay and benefits, while graduate workers in Illinois celebrate a win and those in Indiana continue striking.

Denied a Faculty Job for Marrying a Gay Couple

A researcher left Calvin University after officials questioned her same-sex marriage. Now the professor who officiated the ceremony has been denied reappointment for doing so.

Report: NYU Mulls Professorship for Sabatini

Science reported that New York University’s Grossman School of Medicine is considering hiring biologist Dr. David Sabatini, despite the fact...

Emmert to Retire as NCAA’s President, a ‘Mutual’ Decision

Mark Emmert, who led the National Collegiate Athletic Association through a period of enormous growth and even more turmoil, will...

Harvard Redresses Its Historic Ties to Slavery

Harvard University has pledged $100 million to make amends for its historical ties to slavery, the university announced Tuesday. The...

Groups Sue Education Dept. Over Borrower Defense

Student Defense, the Project on Predatory Student Lending and the National Consumer Law Center have filed a lawsuit against Education...

‘The Walls Around Opportunity‘

Author discusses book on “the failure of colorblind policy for higher education.”