Government June 20, 2017
A panel of students and experts tackled questions that have bubbled up at many colleges, such as how to determine when speech becomes violent or threatening.
Data June 18, 2017
The largest gift on the list was for unrestricted use, but the others were devoted to specific purposes, like the teaching of entrepreneurship.
Faculty June 13, 2017
The University of Florida’s Ibram X. Kendi will move in August to American University, where he hopes his research will have a bigger influence on policy debates.
Leadership & Governance June 13, 2017
Greg Postel has been at his institution for 23 years. Although he is interim executive vice president for health affairs, he also stepped into the top role when the president resigned last summer. He talks about how he has tried to help the university move past its controversies.
Government June 06, 2017
Adam Kissel, who has criticized federal policy on campus sexual assault, was chosen to serve as deputy assistant secretary for higher-education programs.
Students June 02, 2017
The university describes its plan to crack down on hazing by eliminating the student judicial role as “bold and unprecedented.”
Students May 24, 2017
The University of Maryland student who was charged with fatally stabbing Richard Collins III last week followed a far-right, racist Facebook page. But when it comes to speech and expression, there are limits on what officials can do.
Students May 20, 2017
University of Missouri at Columbia officials were bracing for a decline, though not this significant, given the fallout from protests there in 2015. Now, they say, its public image needs a makeover.
Leadership & Governance May 12, 2017
After Simon P. Newman compared struggling freshmen to bunnies who should be drowned, the Roman Catholic college was thrust into a weeks-long spotlight. Its new leader has tried to steady the ship.
Students May 05, 2017
Protesters shut down traffic in a show of frustration over what they felt was a sluggish response by administrators.
Faculty April 26, 2017
A group of students and alumni of Pomona College, which named her a visiting professor, argues that it should. Scholars and administrators say that demand treads on dangerous territory.
Students April 23, 2017
Zachary Wood wants to ensure that conservative voices are heard along with progressive ones at Williams College. His classmates don’t always agree.
Faculty April 21, 2017
Western Illinois University says a state budget impasse and enrollment woes forced it to cut back. Now, Holly A. Stovall and Sherry Lindquist are fighting for their jobs.
Graduate Students April 07, 2017
The project’s purpose isn’t just to oppose President Trump, one organizer says. It’s about defending progressive values for years to come.
Faculty April 03, 2017
The Michigan university is seeking to deal with medical-school professors who its president says are abusing the system. Other faculty members are wary.
Leadership & Governance April 02, 2017
The first woman to lead one of the nation’s elite military institutions says the way to improve campus climate is to "be open to being uncomfortable."
Faculty March 24, 2017
A recent graduate who was working for the philosopher accuses him of sexual misconduct and says the university failed to take action after she reported it.
Students March 19, 2017
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, a champion of First Amendment rights, has gained new prominence as campus controversies spread. Yet FIRE has also found itself in the cross hairs of increasingly fraught debates.