Academic Affairs

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.

How $6 trillion could help close attainment gaps

A new thought piece from Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce, suggests a deep investment would empower individuals and boost GDP.

How knocking down barriers can lift some private colleges

The TIAA and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors offer four examples of institutions that have found success through retention ... and questions others should be asking.

Biden lifts Trump-era ban on aid to undocumented students

Dreamers, refugees and international students all will have access to funds under the new rule.

New study at 8 colleges will look at boosting OER use

Achieving the Dream and SRI Education, which saw sparkling results from long-term research, are seeking 'innovative practices' from institutions on open educational resources.

Study shows lack of Black, Latinx women in surgical faculty

White men continue to dominate key leadership positions such as full professors and chairs within departments.

The 5 strategies that can empower adult learners

A California Competes report notes huge opportunities to close workforce gaps for those 24 and over and how higher education institutions can help meet those goals.

The next chapter of international education is being written now

Unless we, as leaders of U.S. higher education, find solutions, we risk losing the progress we have made to bring more international students to our campuses.

Cuomo: SUNY, CUNY students must get COVID-19 vaccines

As the 16-24 age group lags behind others, the governor mandates that 700,000 students must get vaccinated before coming to campus in fall.

Wild admissions ride: What 2020-21 may mean for fall

A chaotic application cycle, punctuated by pandemic changes, led to some unique solutions that may remain in place heading into 2021-22.

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