Legal issues

How to Save a Program

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Two universities work together to try to save a doctoral degree in audiology that one of them abandoned as a money loser.

Protection for Title IX Whistle Blowers

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Employees who face retaliation for bringing gender bias claims are entitled to damages, Supreme Court rules.

Supreme Court to Hear Bankruptcy Case Involving Colleges

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4 Va. institutions seek state immunity protection as estate of bankrupt bookstore chain seeks to recoup funds.

NFL Rule Barring Underclassmen Stands

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Supreme Court declines to hear case in which player challenged the league's "age" rule.

Brawl at Brown Over Who Owns Research

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Brown moves to assert more rights to faculty inventions, and some professors are unhappy.

Less Immunity for Public Colleges?

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A federal appeals court ruling could make state institutions more vulnerable to lawsuits by disabled students.

Federal Art Critics

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Columbia College Chicago had some unexpected guests at a gallery opening: Secret Service agents.

Novel Approach to Town

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Yale agrees to pay New Haven $250 per student and staff member toward the provision of city services.

Court to Rule on Delinquent Debt

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Can the U.S. go after a student loan defaulter's Social Security benefits? The justices will decide.

Church, State and the Academic Pork Barrel

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A lawsuit challenges federal grants to an Alaska Bible college that primarily serves Native Americans.

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