The Ticker January 20, 2017
Some students are traveling to Washington, D.C., to demonstrate against the presidential inauguration of Donald J. Trump. Others are taking action near their campuses.
Government January 20, 2017
The National Institutes of Health released a statement saying the longtime head of the agency "has been held over by the Trump administration." But it was unclear whether that status was temporary or permanent.
Research January 19, 2017
With a 20-year ban on federal funds for studies of firearm violence, researchers at more than 80 public-health institutions plan to make progress locally.
The Ticker January 19, 2017
The department said that an agreement under which more than 1,300 colleges had already been approved to offer online courses across state lines would satisfy the new regulation.
Administration January 19, 2017
Faculty and administrators at the University of California at Riverside are wrestling with how to heal a rift caused in part by fallout from an ambitious expansion plan.
News January 19, 2017
We've started a new email, for subscribers only, that briefs readers on everything they need to know in higher ed to start the day. Here's a sample.
Research January 18, 2017
Studies organized by Brian Nosek’s Center for Open Science have once again sounded an alarm about whether research can be replicated. But the authors of those studies take issue with the approach.
Graduate Students January 18, 2017
The case of a Trump aide who bowed out of a White House post after reports that she had plagiarized parts of her dissertation raises questions about what actions an institution can take.
The Ticker January 17, 2017
She was hospitalized on Monday because of side effects from her treatment, which is nearly complete, according to a statement from her office.
Data January 15, 2017
The 25 most-selective private nonprofit institutions all had much higher yield rates than did such institutions over all.
Administration January 15, 2017
As the president-elect prepares to take office, many questions remain about his education policies. But his rhetoric is already having an impact on campuses.
Government January 09, 2017
High-profile institutions with programs that ran afoul of the Education Department's new regulation include Harvard University, the Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Southern California.
Research January 09, 2017
Shaun Harper says Mr. Trump's victory in the presidential election means college officials can no longer doubt that racism still exists and can appear on their campuses.
Commentary January 08, 2017
Even public universities should be prepared to demonstrate that they are properly managing their employees’ benefits.