Arts

Faculty, students and alumni object to moving UT Austin's fine arts collection off-site

Moving thousands of scholarly treasures out of the fine arts library at UT Austin has faculty members riled. Should a maker space and other meeting areas replace the stacks?

UC San Diego Academic Senate rejects student-led push to cut a course on Woody Allen

UC San Diego Academic Senate rejects student-led push to cut a course on the filmmaker from the curriculum over sexual abuse allegations.

Examining bluegrass’s move from hollers to university halls

Article sets off debate on whether a roots genre from Appalachia risks its authenticity when colleges study and teach it.

If you want to understand college affordability, watching "The House" may not help

In a twist on the college film, Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler portray parents in need of money to pay their daughter’s college tuition. Don’t expect discussion of 529 plans or free tuition states.

Colleges face challenges when producing historical theater

Native American walkout from the University of Wyoming’s production of The Fantasticks illustrates challenges facing college drama.

College apologizes for recruiting to its pep band by attacking music majors

Many music majors and music lovers were offended by Goldey-Beacom's mailing to high school students that said, "Heading off to college to major in music? Well, good luck with that!"

Rider University plows new ground with Westminster Choir College sale

Rider University, once seen as a savior for Westminster Choir College, looks to sell the institution after groups raised their voices against relocation.

Salem State University, facing criticism from minority students, shutters art exhibit on election

Salem State invited artists to create works inspired by election. Several paintings, created by critics of Trump, were intended to draw attention to oppression. But minority students were offended -- and university shuttered exhibit.

U of Kentucky will cover up and relocate a mural whose depiction of black people has upset many

Responding to concerns of black students, U of Kentucky will shroud a fresco on the state's history.

At Capilano U., administrators seize a sculpture caricaturing the president

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At Canada's Capilano University, the administration confiscates a professor's work caricaturing the president on the grounds that it constitutes "harassment."

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