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The case, at Prairie View A&M University, is the latest of several images of white students in blackface to go public, but the first at a historically black institution.
In response to racist incidents, colleges can suspend or expel. But some professionals advocate restorative justice as a more effective alternative.
The Democratic presidential nominee promoted a calculator displaying her higher-education proposals. Voters who used it said they liked seeing that theyâd save money, but some still had concerns.
Without accreditation, colleges are not eligible for federal student aid, and much more likely to have to close their doors.
Meanwhile, Sen. Elizabeth A. Warren reminded the department of its promise to forgive debts owed by students of the defunct chain of colleges. Â
The flagship again has been plunged into controversy after racist epithets and obscenities were shouted at black students. For many, the latest incident painfully recalls the events that led to demonstrations that rocked the campus last year.
After a monthlong trial, jurors agreed that the university had retaliated against Beth Burns, the women's basketball coach, for complaining about Title IX violations.
Talking about racism, privilege, and other sensitive topics can be tough online. Hereâs how some faculty members make it work.
President Kevin F.F. Quigley talks about the school's Town Meeting governance structure and a scholarship program designed to bring one student from every state to this New England campus.
Gordon Jones, who moved to Idaho after experience at Harvard and in business, explains how to avoid the "immunological rejection response" to change and why to take more responsibility for what happens to graduates.
Amid anxieties over growing disparities, donors and foundations are devoting serious amounts to studies of rich and poor.
It says that the colleges emphasize academic freedom, but that some faculty members and students there practice self-censorship.
It fell from 11.8 percent to 11.3 percent for students who began repayment between the 2012 and 2013 fiscal years.
The episode, in which students say they were verbally assaulted outside a fraternity house, is an echo of those that preceded major protests at the university last fall.
A fellow student recently went public with her allegation that Allen Artis raped her in February. Mr. Artis, who has been suspended from the team, maintains that the encounter was consensual.
Bias-response teams have found themselves under a new wave of criticism, but thatâs not why some of them are changing.
Though the University of Central Missouri wasnât facing high-profile allegations or a federal investigation, it instituted some novel reforms in how it handles sexual assault.
A year ago, the Education Department released a revamped version of the online tool as a replacement for President Obamaâs college-ratings plan. Itâs caught on with some college counselors, if not so much with students.
Some students, speaking to a local newspaper, said the reduction in hours will disturb their studies and force them to find second jobs.
The struggling institution's undergraduate enrollment has dropped by a third over the past year.