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Student groups sue Texas governor, universities over executive order on campus free speech

The Council on Islamic-American Relations filed a lawsuit in federal court Thursday challenging the legality of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's executive order on campus...

SAU Tech signs articulation agreement with Reach University

This agreement aims to create new opportunities for students and alumni to pursue a BA focused in Education. Unlike transfer agreements already in place...

Madison College names Dr. Beth Giles-Klinkner new provost

After a nationwide search, Madison College has named Dr. Beth Giles-Klinkner as the new provost. Giles-Klinkner was one of three finalists for the position and...

US Department of Labor investigates Saint Augustine’s University after missed paychecks

According to the federal government, the labor department's wage and hour division is investigating Saint Augustine's as an employer after employees went months without...

Recently passed Missouri State budget contains a 3% increase of higher education

Missouri State University President Clif Smart discusses the 3% increase for higher education in the newly-passed state budget and what capital funding appropriated to...

University of Maine System extends chancellor’s contract

University of Maine System Chancellor Dannel Malloy will remain in his position at least through June 2027. The system’s trustees added two years to Malloy’s...

1,500 college applicants thought they were accepted. They soon learned it was an error

The affected students who applied for admission for the 2024-25 school year received a welcome email from Georgia State University congratulating them on their acceptance. However the university said the students, who had incomplete applications, received the message by mistake.

New occupancy limits in one big college town highlight students’ housing woes

College Station, Texas will enforce an occupancy ordinance that prohibits more than four unrelated people from renting a single-family unit together—and students in some housing arrangements will be liable to fines similar to parking tickets.

College campus protests are tapering off. What next?

The tumult will likely abate over the summer, according to experts, but could return again in the fall as the concessions made by some colleges come into sharper view.

New York eyes ban on legacy college admissions

New York could become the fourth state to ban legacy admissions in the college application process, a practice that has long been criticized as favoring white or wealthy students based on their familial alumni connections.

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