A letter signed by 120 Connecticut College faculty members suggested the relationship between leadership and the campus community undergo "a fundamental change" and called on the Board to hold an open forum during its campus visit.
Reports show less than 1% of state and federal funding being spent on DEI, but Secretary of Education Ryan Walters isn't buying it—and considers even that much to be an irresponsible waste of taxpayer dollars.
DeSantis' vision for a conservative-leaning New College of Florida has begun with the removal of sitting president Patricia Okker, replacing her with former education commissioner and GOP Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran.
Dissidents of the memo believed the state was enforcing a blocked bill that punished schools for teaching concepts about race, but the same judge responsible for its injunction does not believe it applies in this case.
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.