A detective with the Los Angeles police department said the assault on Friday was most likely the result of a personal dispute.
The North Carolina Republican, a former community-college president, will succeed Rep. John P. Kline Jr. in January, when the 115th Congress convenes.
George Buch said he was joking when he told a student in a Facebook conversation, "No safe spaces in my classes :)."
The flag had been removed by college officials after being lowered to half-staff and then set on fire, apparently by students or others seeking to make a statement about the presidential election.
To protect undocumented immigrant students, a handful of colleges have declared themselves to be "sanctuary campuses." Others have avoided that term but have pledged support for such students, and have spelled out what they will do if immigration authorities come knocking.
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Students from homes or high schools where few others have gone on to college don’t have peers they can turn to for advice when times get tough, explains Carl Strikwerda, president of Elizabethtown College, in Pennsylvania.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office also criticized how the Department of Education estimates the cost of income-driven repayment plans.
Jim Shelton, now heading up the education portfolio at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, isn’t giving any details yet. But in this podcast, he emphasizes the value of bringing learning scientists together with educators to improve learning and increase equality.
A federal judge’s injunction has forced institutions to either postpone pay increases and adjustments to hourly employment status or proceed as planned — even though the changes may be moot.
The Southern Poverty Law Center has logged nearly 900 incidents of hate against racial and other minority groups since the election, and 90 percent of educators surveyed said the election had negatively affected their institution's climate.
An increased focus on affordability and a competitive environment will hinder revenue growth, the debt-rating service predicted.
Betsy DeVos, President-elect Trump’s pick to head the Education Department, has no track record in higher education. But that’s hardly unusual over the post’s short history.
Scott Pulsipher, the new president of Western Governors University, describes how the competency-based education provider builds relationships with students.
Many people agree that campus sexual assaults are severely underreported. So colleges are using a range of new methods to encourage more students to come forward.
University officials say a campus police officer shot Abdul Artan, a student, after he drove into pedestrians and then emerged with a butcher knife and began stabbing people.