Research universities

Making Women Safer on Campus

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University of Kentucky takes evidence-based approach to combating violence against women -- and early results are promising.

Update on FBI-College Relations

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation's National Security Higher Education Advisory Board shines (a little) light on its efforts.

Mississippi State in the Silicon Valley

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Starkville is a long way from San Jose, but ambitions of two universities are being combined. Many praise creativity of the approach, but some fear impact on California's master plan.

Aiming Higher

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Boston U. plans to spend $1.8 billion to raise its stature among research universities. The money will help, but will the university advance only if its competitors stand still?

Flu U

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At U. of Michigan, a dormitory becomes a laboratory for a major public health study.

Raising the Bar on Postdoc Pay and Benefits

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Whitehead plan may break new ground by making retirement contributions for those on fellowships.

A Merger on Whose Terms?

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As Polytechnic board prepares for university to be absorbed by NYU, some trustees see lack of due diligence, squelching of faculty views, and conflicts of interest.

Polytechnic Board Approves Merger Into NYU

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A month after vote was put off, amid complaints from alumni and some trustees, the deal moves ahead.

Shifts in Ph.D. Tuition Policy

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Cornell U. and U. of Pennsylvania move to uniform pricing structures — and in Cornell’s case, a lower one. Its goal: To help professors retain their grant monies.

Another First for SAT-Optional Movement

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Wake Forest ends requirement, becoming the first nationally ranked private university to do so. Worcester Polytechnic, first science institute to drop requirement, sees gain in first year.

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