College Presidents Weigh What to Say in the Wake of Trump’s Victory
Some messages that go over well on campus receive considerable criticism as they spread.
Berkeley Students Are Challenging How Faculty Harassment Is HandledColleges don’t tell students that professors are being investigated for—or have even been found guilty of—harassment.
NYU’s Mysterious, Anti-P.C. “Deplorable” Prof Has Been UnveiledMichael Rectenwald’s Twitter posts have gotten him into hot water, and now he’s on leave.
How Would Trump and Clinton Tackle Campus Sexual Assault?The tape isn’t the only thing concerning advocates about a Trump presidency.
What’s Trump’s Plan on College Affordability?He wants to put pressure on high endowment institutions—which are having a bad year.
Scabbing on Our Future SelvesHow a new generation of grad student organizers can learn from the mistakes of organizers past.
Grad Students Need UnionsThe National Labor Relations Board got it right. Unions are needed to help students navigate an outdated system.
Should Minority Students Choose to Live With Other Minorities?Students at one college were criticized for asking for nonwhite roommates. But white students get white roommates all the time.
Uncertainty, Unpredictability, ChaosNext year will be confusing for students, families, and most colleges in the admissions process.
Intelligent Design, Then TenureA Ball State astronomy professor gets a bump despite claims he proselytized in a science class.
“Denny Hastert Is a Good Man” University of Chicago coach praises former House speaker—who tried to use hush money to cover up molestation of children—for fighting Title IX.
When Protesting Becomes a Contact SportCampuses debate how to keep students safe during Donald Trump rallies.
The Next Ann CoulterHe believes college rape culture is a myth, he started a scholarship for white men, and his popularity is growing.
For Black MenA race-specific learning community at the University of Connecticut draws praise and criticism.
What Will Happen to International Students Under President Trump?Trump is already scaring and discouraging students from abroad.
It’s Long Past Time to Rethink College SportsFor many schools, the math of becoming competitive doesn’t add up.
What Colleges Lose When They Chase PrestigeMoving up the rankings helps big-name private colleges, but what about public universities that join the hunt?
A Quarter of This College Librarian’s Gift Went to FootballWas the University of New Hampshire wrong for following the letter of Robert Morin’s will?
College Leaders Think Race Relations Suck—Except on Their CampusesAre commitments to “diversity” and “inclusion” just a way of downplaying campus tensions?
Academics Take on The ApprenticeWhat does the academic literature have to say about Donald Trump’s reality show?
Student Loans Are Still a CrisisWe shouldn’t be downplaying student debt or the push for debt-free education.
Donald Trump’s Emerging Higher-Ed PlatformHe thinks colleges should share risk in student loans and be able to enroll students based on their job prospects.
When Dignity Costs Too MuchPaying adjunct faculty decent wages would be prohibitively expensive, a new study finds.
“ISIS Is … a CIA and Mossad Operation”Does academic freedom extend to publishing blatant falsehoods on social media?
It’s Time for Colleges to Reconsider the SATAt least when it comes to predicting high school students’ college grades.