Aside from some bittersweet endings to some long, healthy careers, one president of a major university left following two "embarrassing" mishaps, and another didn't make it into his first year before resigning.
Following Florida's TikTok ban across its public universities, at least five states have also issued similar restrictions, whether for its state colleges or universities—or both. Tennessee is about to make it six, pending the signature of the governor.
For high schoolers who are still eager to enroll in college, both parents and students are more motivated to apply to a college or university whose programs best align with students' career interests, not the academic reputation of the school.
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.