Higher Education News
After an Alcohol-Soaked Retreat, Sexual-Harassment Complaints, and a Suicide, UC-Davis Faces a Lawsuit
An administrator killed himself after two colleagues complained about his actions on a boozy work trip. His widow says the college is complicit in his death.
In a letter on Wednesday, Senate Democrats said President Trump's rhetoric has helped fuel a rise in hateful incidents on college campuses.
Police said an "altercation" that started in a dorm room ended with a shooting in campus courtyard. The shooter fled the scene.
Through her âAcademic Freedom Syllabus,â Rebecca G. Martinez, an assistant professor at the University of Missouri at Columbia, hopes officials will be less likely to condemn instructors who are targets of digital anger.
The public collegeâs new rules include strong antidiscrimination language. Already, a free-speech watchdog has raised objections.
Jamienne S. Studley, formerly deputy under secretary of education, will become president of the Western Association of Schools and Collegesâ commission on colleges in January.
Research universities, by comparison, even major ones, take years to complete hiring sprees of that scale.
The department filed a statement of interest supporting a student at Pierce College who says administrators stopped him from passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution.
The job has to be done. Several professors told us about the weirdest circumstances under which theyâve done it.
The 81-year-old private institution expects to remain open through May 2020 on a teach-out plan.
Eddie Curlin, who is 29, has been charged with three acts of ugly graffiti at the university since the fall of 2016.
A hearing transcript sheds light on the case of a former medical-school professor at Wayne State University, who, according to administrators, was doing "nothing."
Online programs are nothing new, but many traditional colleges are still struggling with how to develop and run them effectively.
The Twitter account, which helped fuel outrage against George Ciccariello-Maher, a Drexel University professor, tweeted about higher education several other times.
Black colleges need someone to carry their banner. This pastorâs son is stepping up.
A small network has grown more than tenfold in 20 years as private liberal-arts colleges have decided their responsibilities donât end at graduation.
Critical-thinking skills and a broad education arenât enough. Small colleges are making career services a priority too.
A book that questions assumptions prompts an interim provost to examine some of the blindly-followed "rules" in academe.
The director of Wake Forest Universityâs Office of Career and Professional Development shares tips about what's helped his program become a model for other colleges.
Morehouse College chose a Harvard Business School professor as its next leader, and Pratt Institute appointed its first female president.