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Data: Homesickness Affects Over Half of All Students

A majority of college students reported experiencing some level homesickness during the fall 2023 term. Here’s what higher education leaders should know about promoting well-being and success.

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Editor Discusses New Book, ‘HBCU Made’

The new book features a range of HBCU alumni describing the enduring effects of their college experiences.

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‘Excuse After Excuse’: Republicans Slam Biden for FAFSA Launch

GOP senators say officials prioritized debt relief over rollout of the new aid application. The GAO will investigate what went wrong.

The Benefits of Traffic Roundabouts: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Deogratias Eustace, professor and director of graduate studies at the University of Dayton, examines how...
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House Committee Advances GOP Plan to Overhaul Higher Ed

In a lengthy hearing Wednesday, Democrats argued the Republicans’ College Cost Reduction Act wouldn’t actually lower costs.

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North Carolina Community Colleges Push for Workforce-Focused Funding Model

Community college leaders are hopeful the new funding plan they’ve devised can win over state lawmakers eager to fill workforce gaps.

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How Higher Ed Is Really Failing Students on Gaza and Israel

Clarissa Mansfield writes that the academic and media preoccupation with pro-Palestinian slogans misses the bigger picture.

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American University Bans Indoor Protests

Administrators say the new policy was a necessary response to antisemitism, but many faculty members, students and free speech advocates fear it will chill free speech on campus.