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.
Special Reports February 26, 2017
Members of the men’s basketball team went into the stands and invited people of different races onto the court for the national anthem.
Government February 09, 2017
A panel of appellate judges affirmed that states have legal standing to challenge the executive order, specifically because of its impact on students and researchers at their public universities.
Government February 03, 2017
The president’s 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.
Administration January 31, 2017
At West Virginia University, officials are trying to reassure international students that they are safe, while acknowledging the gravity of a situation that has many people alarmed.