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Sexual assaults prompt Republicans, Democrats to relaunch Campus Safety bill

In 2020, the Association of American Universities, under the watch of then President Mary Sue Coleman, released a report on the state of sexual...

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...

With only one president candidate left, this Florida search committee nominated him

Did increased legislation affecting higher education in the state force qualified leaders to back down from contention?

FAMU students file lawsuit against state of Florida, claiming favoritism of white institutions

They allege a lack of funding and infrastructure improvements over three decades, and they say that was the result of bias against HBCUs.

Florida’s university system has a new chancellor, and it is this Republican

Ray Rodrigues, whose career includes positions at Florida Gulf Coast University and in the state Senate, will lead Florida's 12 public institutions. Will he be a good fit?

These 13 new colleges are among the ‘absolute worst’ for LGBTQ students

Labeled as unsafe and unwelcoming, they join the Campus Pride list of nearly 200 institutions that 'disciminate and perpetuate harm.'

Yes, 82% of college students are fully vaccinated, but is that enough?

Mandates have helped push numbers higher, but the American College Health Association says institutions should still be encouraging doses and providing resources.

Reports: Michigan State president facing uncertain future amid investigation

The ouster of the former dean of the Broad College of Business led to an inquiry into Samuel Stanley's oversight at the university.

Pell by the numbers: The power of expanding the federal grant program

A new brief from NASFAA reveals the stunning impact that doubling Pell could have on future students attending both public and private institutions.

Is this simple solution key to fixing the student debt crisis?

A key pivot during the pandemic could provide an efficient way for higher education to be more affordable.

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