Policy and Legal Affairs

Yale students sue the university for ‘systemic discrimination’

The 41-page lawsuit alleges that the school pressured current and former students to withdraw while turning a blind eye to their mental health disabilities.

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.

Rating accreditors: A policy group says one far exceeds the rest

When the Department of Education terminated the license of the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS) in August, it effectively put other...

How many universities are truly 100% tobacco free? This big one will be soon

Calling it a “natural progression of our efforts to improve the overall well-being” of its campus, the University of Michigan will be installing a...

Senate Republicans: Title IX proposals erase 50 years of progress

The Biden administration "has seized our nation's primary and secondary schools, colleges and universities," Republicans write.

Another for-profit is shutting down as Department of Education closes in on others

Stratford University's president admits new guidelines to ensure success were too much to overcome. Now, its students and employees face an uncertain future.

Hurricane Ian forces closures of colleges and events across Florida and Deep South

Institutions in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia brace for wind, rain from the storm this weekend.

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