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I’m a nobody in higher ed leadership—but I still believe I know what’s right

The curse of a sole focus on vocationalism comes as a reaction to corporate leaders and their willing collaborators in state legislatures who think it is either difficult or impractical to interest students in the liberal arts or, heaven forbid, that it might make them into informed voters.

Lawmakers grill 3 elite university presidents for handling of antisemitism on campus

"There is no diversity and inclusion of intellectual thought, and the result of that is antisemitism," said Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.). "College campuses have descended from coveted centers of intellectual freedom to illiberal sewers of tolerance and bigotry."

Public confidence in higher education plummets by 20% in 8 years

Confidence in the higher education system has dropped by double-digit numbers among all groups, except for Democrats, who were one point shy, Gallup found.

Ohio is the latest state to try making college costs, ROI clearer—is it worth it?

Similar state and federal initiatives have either stalled or, if passed, have not gained traction among parents and students.

After decades of trying, Yale grad students win vote to unionize

"Generations of grad workers have organized before us. and I'm really excited to finally win," said one graduate student in the university's physics department.

Is your college following the 10 best practices for financial aid transparency?

The Government Accountability Office has found that 90% of colleges "understate or don't include the net price" in financial aid offers.

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...

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