The case, at Prairie View A&M University, is the latest of several images of white students in blackface to go public, but the first at a historically black institution.
Meanwhile, Sen. Elizabeth A. Warren reminded the department of its promise to forgive debts owed by students of the defunct chain of colleges.
After a monthlong trial, jurors agreed that the university had retaliated against Beth Burns, the women's basketball coach, for complaining about Title IX violations.
The Chronicle is seeking suggestions for our annual feature on people trying to solve big problems facing campuses with the help of technology.
The technology has powerful implications in distance learning. At the University of Maryland, researchers are using it in projects involving health care, public safety, and education.