Pro-Trump chalkings inflame many campuses


Pro-Trump chalkings and graffiti spread to dozens of campuses, in many cases accompanied by comments about immigrants or Muslims, and set off debates about free speech and tolerance.

New study suggests women presidents influence colleges and universities to hire more female faculty members


New study suggests colleges with female presidents are more likely than other institutions to have a greater share of humanities professors who are women.

Duke tries to end protest that has occupied administration building for days

Anger over the fallout from a powerful administrator hitting an employee with his car leads to takeover of administration building and debate over treatment of workers. University makes concessions, but sit-in continues. At Ohio State, a sit-in starts and ends.

Princeton will keep Woodrow Wilson name


University rejects student demands to drop name from public affairs school, but pledges to provide context on Wilson’s legacy of racism. U of Mississippi, meanwhile, debates the right context for a statue of a Confederate soldier.

After being denied permission, RPI students protest student union policy

What started as a movement about changes to the student union turned into a debate about free speech.

Our Lady of the Lake University faculty raise questions about learning management system monitoring

Faculty members at Texas university raise questions about whether they are being monitored after administrators show up in their course rosters.

As a new fiscal year approaches, who will fund CUNY's senior colleges?

Governor Cuomo wants to stop funding one-third of CUNY four-year colleges' budget. Where will the money come from?

Controversy at UC Davis escalates into wider debate on presidents on corporate boards

Controversy over Davis chancellor's brief membership on DeVry board escalates into broader debate over a common practice.

Experts doubt debacle at Mount St. Mary's will diminish board interest in nontraditional presidents

Despite the debacle at Mount St. Mary's, some presidential search committees are likely to continue to seek out candidates without traditional academic careers, experts say.

President quits at Mount St. Mary's

After months of turmoil and criticism, Simon Newman leaves, effective immediately. He calls recent controversy "too great of a distraction."


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