California governor Gavin Newsom signed a suite of bills affecting higher education Friday, including Assembly Bill 943, which opens up a large pot of state funds to be used for emergency student aid. The bill, written by Democratic assemblyman David
The appointment of the University of Mississippi’s new chancellor was met with protests by students and faculty members. The Institutions of Higher Learning Board of Trustees appointed Glenn Boyce as chancellor. Boyce had been tasked with consulting on the search
Dana Paglia’s path to graduation at Wayne State University has been a circuitous one. Paglia put her degree on hold in the winter semester of 2012 because her father was terminally ill. When she tried to re-enroll a year later,
Conservative priorities on English university policy for a general election manifesto or beyond will include targeting “low-value higher education,” it has been suggested, as Tory ministers look set to reject a review’s plans to lower tuition fees. The independent panel
Steven Conn is not impressed with business schools. The historian thinks they are poorly organized and botch the curriculum — and have done so for decades. He tells their story in Nothing Succeeds Like Failure: The Sad History of American
Adjuncts and their advocates often cite the University of California system’s non-tenure-track faculty union contracts as the gold standard: pay is relatively good, there’s a clear path to continuing appointments and benefits are available to those teaching half-time or more.
The country’s largest state has thrown its legislative weight behind letting college athletes profit from their status — and now more than a dozen states and Congress may follow California’s lead. The spreading movement adds to the mounting pressure on
Texas A&M University system’s new ban on e-cigarettes and vaping continues a trend of higher ed institutions responding to the spate of recent illnesses and deaths related to e-cigarette use and warnings from state and federal health agencies about the
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
When we think about academic misconduct, we tend to think about misrepresentation of research findings or plagiarism. But a new study says that misrepresentation of academic achievements on CVs is a problem requiring attention, too. For their experiment, the researchers
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