Higher Education News
The faculty member, Daniel Richman, was name-dropped during Mr. Comeyâs highly anticipated testimony on Thursday before a U.S. Senate committee.
William J. Taggart was appointed to the post in April, after the collegeâs board ended the previous presidentâs contract early.
In a letter to Senate Democrats, the Education Department signaled that it may roll back the Obama-era regulations. A new report explains why that may be bad news for taxpayers.
After colleges crack down, some Greek groups spring back to life in unofficial form. And campus officials are limited in what they can do about it.
The president wants regulatory changes that would encourage greater use of apprenticeship training in higher education, a White House aide said.
Some colleges have moved away from using exams like the Collegiate Learning Assessment to measure critical-thinking skills. An administrator at the University of New MexicoÂ, which did well in a recent analysis of test results, explains what it gains from using the tool.
The decision says the university's campuses are not affected by a state law that prevents local units of government from limiting gun ownership and carrying.
The congressman-elect, who has supported creationism and opposed LGBT rights, gave $20 million to his alma mater for a new facility that will bear his name. Some alumni, students, and faculty are upset.
Adam Kissel, who has criticized federal policy on campus sexual assault, was chosen to serve as deputy assistant secretary for higher-education programs.
The education secretary took fire from both sides of the aisle on Tuesday during a tense U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing about the Trump administrationâs 2018 budget request.
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