Steps colleges are taking include offering additional counseling, providing legal-aid services, and creating spaces where students can share their frustrations and fears, or simply vent.
The Conservative Political Action Conference, which kicked off this week, included a workshop that gave students tips for capturing evidence that faculty members lean liberal.
Despite heated opposition, the committee that oversees accreditors recommended that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges continue its status as a gatekeeper of federal student aid for 18 months.
Activists who recently gathered for the International Students for Liberty Conference spoke out about where they fit into the sharply partisan debates playing out on their campuses.
Many college leaders are more than willing to see the Liberty University president champion deregulation. But fewer are eager to be associated with his political views.
While the proposal to make tuition free for black students made headlines, University of Wisconsin at Madison students say they’re thinking strategically. And the university says it is making strides.
Thousands of details and endless meetings are involved in any new program or construction project. But some principles can help keep a strategic initiative manageable.
Strong foes of the Education Department’s recent handling of Title IX and race-based discrimination are seen as the Trump administration’s top candidates for assistant secretary for civil rights.
Many of the new secretary’s critics have worried about what she might do, but most education secretaries have left a limited mark on higher education. Here’s why.
A Mexican immigrant who had been granted protections was detained and threatened with deportation. People like him say they’re growing tired of living in limbo.
Karen A. Stout, president of Achieving the Dream, says the organization has fostered a conversation around data-driven decision making, and helped improve student outcomes, at the more than 200 colleges it has worked with since 2004. But she says much more needs to be done.
In its search for a chancellor, the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities passed on all three finalists for the job. Starting over offers challenges, but also a chance to get it right.
HBCU leaders say the attention is welcome, but they are moving cautiously to ensure the focus is on helping students, not scoring political points.
Academics are among those who say the move reduces public accountability and unfairly suggests that researchers have something to hide.