Academic Affairs

Dartmouth will use $20M gift to boost STEM diversity

President Hanlon: 'Dartmouth will pursue programs that help create a racially and ethnically diverse talent pipeline for the next generation of engineers, doctors, computer scientists, and the professors who will teach them.'

At colleges, vaccine mandates slow and lifting masks rises

Most institutions that are relaxing guidelines are strongly encouraging their communities to get preventive COVID-19 doses.

4 principles for prioritizing innovation and socialization in higher ed

Although the ‘back to normal’ saying brings promise to light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, it does not inspire progress nor sound inviting to incoming students.

Purdue expects record 10,000-plus in freshman class

The university continues to surpass its targets with a simple strategy: be innovative, prioritize students.

Could dog therapy be key to help failing students?

New research from Washington State and Virginia Commonwealth shows positive outcomes from robust interaction with animals.

Education Dept. denies for-profit’s reinstatement request

The Federal Student Aid office is highly critical of the operations of the Florida Coastal School of Law.

Top 12 community college innovations include MaskKito

This year's most creative real-world community college solutions address the pandemic, environment and health.

‘Triumphant’! 2020 Miami-Ohio class honored in person

On the same weekend it is celebrating its 2021 Class, the university brings back last year's graduates for an in-person ceremony.

Calbright given ultimatum: Improve or be closed after 2022

State audit shows critical failures of the online college to deliver on its mission to serve adult students and provide essential pathways to careers.

Northwestern mandates vaccines, 75% of students are on board

The university joins more than 330 institutions that have decided to require vaccination against COVID-19. It already has a strong start.

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