Administration

Giving Tuesday: Despite economic distress, colleges raise millions

More than $8.5 million was raised by higher education institutions, with nearly 250 institutions receiving 30 or more donations in the span of one day.

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.

Why Stanford President Marc Tessier-Lavigne is under investigation

The university's leader has drawn scrutiny from prominent research journals as signs of potential scientific misconduct have emerged. Allegations first surfaced several years ago on PubPeer, an online forum that allows scientists to address concerns in publications.

Ohio State president announces “difficult decision” to resign

Kristina M. Johnson's term will come to a close at the end of the academic year to allow for a "seamless transition," according to a letter to the Buckeye community. No reason was given for her departure.

For cybercriminals, the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year

While your school is on holiday break, criminal actors see it as an open invitation to compromise valuable and confidential student data.

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.

Is Title IX really protecting college students from sexual misconduct on campus?

A first-of-its-kind analysis explores the rate at which students were suspended and expelled from public universities for sexual harassment and crimes.

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.

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