From students all the way up to leadership, college and university community members who've spoken out on the Hamas-Israel conflict have faced intense backlash, further embroiling college campuses in an incendiary humanitarian crisis overseas.
Among the cream of the crop of R1 universities, 75% of the Ivy Leagues are now female-led. Ten of the 20 schools to have appointed a female president are doing so for the first time in the school's history.
With a combined 25 subjects to their names—more than all the institutions in the United Kingdom ranking #1 in an academic discipline—Harvard and MIT's prestige on the home turf and the world stage is irrefutable, based on QS' World University Rankings by Subject 2023.
The number of female-led colleges and universities around the world increased this year, and America is leading the charge. Of the 48 top-ranked schools around the world helmed by a woman, 16 represent the red, white and blue, according to Times Higher Education (THE).
Data indicates that students in certain college towns have higher levels of stress than others. The University of California in Berkeley, CA, for example, is known for its reputation as the "workaholic" UC campus, thus making it the most stressed college town in the U.S.
Her predecessor said in a statement, "She's a terrific academic leader with a keen mind, great leadership and communication skills, excellent judgment and a basic decency and kindness that will serve Harvard well."
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.