Government agencies said they would obey the ruling, by a federal judge in Seattle, for now. But the White House said it would seek an emergency stay of the ruling âat the earliest possible time.â
Controversy over the legacy of a historical proponent of slavery led the university's president to establish the task force.
Mark Lombardi, president of Maryville University, in Missouri, describes some of the interesting changes it has recently made in the education it offers. Technology plays a key role.
Buy a reprint of three in-depth articles exploring the relationship between Chinese students and American colleges.
Eboo Patel, author of a new book, Interfaith Leadership: A Primer, says religion â and the contributions of believers â should be an integral part of diversity efforts.
Masked protesters, not students, shut down a far-right speakerâs campus appearance and placed the California flagship once again at the center of a debate over free expression.
The presidentâs response to violent protests at the University of California at Berkeley drew criticism from many people in academe. It also made clear that universities need to tread carefully in free-speech controversies.
A controversial speaking tour by the conservative provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos provoked administrative hand-wringing, witnessed a shooting, and eventually went up in flames. Here's how it unfolded.
"If U.C. Berkeley does not allow free speech and practices violence on innocent people with a different point of view - NO FEDERAL FUNDS?" the president wrote.
As the White House signals that it may clamp down on communications between federal agencies and the public, some scientists feel pressure to become more politically engaged and even run for office themselves.
Leaders of some faith-based colleges oppose the directive on religious grounds. That view, however, puts them at odds with the president Ââ and with some of their own students.
As a large crowd gathered to oppose the Breitbart editorâs speech, some protesters hurled smoke bombs, set fires, and broke windows. The campus cited safety concerns in calling off the event.
A policy memo cited by the Liberty University president highlights several areas deemed ripe for deregulation in higher education.
A former student at the system's Santa Cruz campus alleged that she was raped by a professor the day before her graduation.
A rally against President Trump's travel ban motivated students from marginalized groups to take up strategies beyond protests.
Colleges that have prided themselves on working across borders now confront a president who has pledged to build a wall.
Neil M. Gorsuch, a federal appellate judge who teaches at the University of Colorado Law School, could help shape academe for decades to come.
The Liberty University president says he will lead a task force on higher-education policy. Here's a brief introduction to him.
The focus of the group, the Liberty University president says, will be to respond to âoverreaching regulationâ and micromanagement by the U.S. Department of Education.
President Trump's controversial nominee for education secretary now moves to the Senate floor despite receiving no Democratic support in the education committee.