Universities and colleges are increasingly experiencing legal challenges to their institutions’ Title IX enforcement processes, a trend that higher education law experts say is a natural reaction to proceedings that declare “winners” and “losers.” The societal pressures from the Me Too
Two private nonprofit universities under enrollment pressure in the difficult Chicago market plan a tie-up, with Roosevelt University acquiring Robert Morris University in a process leaders hope gains accreditor approval in the spring. Roosevelt is the larger of the two
Over its decade-long history, College Unbound has developed an educational model that works for students who aren’t considered traditional but who are poised to become the future of college populations. The nonprofit institution located in Rhode Island lacks a campus.
For those in the know, Claflin University has always been a bright spot in a landscape of bad news about dwindling resources, decreased state funding and declining enrollment at many colleges that predominantly serve black students. To the uninformed, the
In January, a federal judge ruled that the University of Iowa violated the First Amendment rights of a group called Business Leaders in Christ by de-recognizing it because its “statement of faith” bans those in LGBTQ relationships from leadership roles.
The last-minute cancellation of a proposed short course on dissent at Yale-NUS College in Singapore, partially due to concerns that course activities could put students at risk of arrest, renewed questions about academic freedom and whether the campus can flourish
When Karen Stout was president of Montgomery County Community College, the Pennsylvania institution changed the way the library was designed. It was co-located with the student success center and changed to incorporate more student services. The college saw an “immediate
A California appeals court last week upheld a jury’s earlier verdict that San Francisco State University retaliated against a professor in denying her tenure after she complained about the climate for minority women. The First District Court of Appeal ruled,
Kevin J. Brown, associate dean of the Howard and Beverly Dayton School of Business at Asbury University, in Kentucky, has been chosen as president there. Mohamed El-Erian, chief economic adviser at Allianz, has been selected as president of Queens College,
Hillsdale College, a conservative private institution located in Michigan, plans to introduce a Washington, D.C.-based graduate program this January. The Steve and Amy Van Andel Graduate School in Government will offer a master’s degree in government. “Our students will study
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