Admin & Management

As the holidays approach, some colleges play it cautious with COVID

With a tripledemic looming, several colleges will revert to policies such as masking on campus temporarily after the break and requiring staff and students to get COVID tests and the updated vaccine booster.

U.S. News: Law school rankings will continue, even as more schools opt out

In less than a week, six elite U.S. law schools have opted out of U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the best law schools due to its "profoundly flawed" methodology, according to Harvard Law School Dean Heather K. Gerken.

The University of Arkansas appoints its first Black chancellor

After being named interim chancellor in August 2021, Charles Robinson has been appointed to a three-year term to lead the flagship campus.

More colleges are doing away with test requirements for good

At least 1,835 U.S. colleges have implemented test-free or test-optional admissions in the hopes of developing a more diverse pool of applicants, although student access to high school AP or IB courses will remain a factor in their acceptance.

How this interim dean is reigniting his college’s community

Since the pandemic, Dr. Kenneth Carter noticed a sense of burnout from his students and faculty. Using student-inspired principles, he is leading the charge at the University of Oxford of Emory to create a sense of belonging and identity for all.

DeSantis’ ‘Stop WOKE’ law draws concern from university faculty

Under the policy, tenured faculty members would be subject to review every five years based on several factors, most notably their cooperation with the law which aims to keep colleges from "indoctrinating" students with divisive concepts such as race and white privilege. Those who receive poor reviews could face termination.

How do colleges hit record-level fundraising? It’s all about the alumni

Temple University and The University of Alabama both share prominent values necessary for fundraising: persistence and relationship-building.

What are college leaders most concerned about for 2023?

Enrollment, funding and employee recruitment are among the top priorities for leaders across 47 higher education institutions.

The University of Austin has some radical ideas for its future

The university plans to outsource administrators for remote work, offer competitive pay without tenure and provide students with "napping stations."

UF Student Body President faces impeachment for voting in favor of Ben Sasse

Members of the UF student senate say Lauren Lemasters "blindly went against student demands" in her decision to support Sasse's appointment.

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