The flagship university warns students about a higher incidence at the start of the semester, but they’re already preoccupied with other dangers.
Some states have cut back on remedial education, saying it’s broken. But more and more students are packing into the classes, and questions about college readiness still linger.
As campus rates of depression and anxiety soar, administrators say they want to make sure students know where to find help on Day 1.
They’re adopting alcohol and drug policies focused on harm reduction rather than punishment, taking cues from first responders and even underground party culture.
As the term has become a political football, its meaning has been obscured. Here’s what students, professors, and administrators actually mean when they discuss it.
As attention to the problem grows, colleges are being urged to give more details. What information are officials allowed to disclose, and what do they do in practice?
Student, professors, and administrators at the university, which bills itself as a stalwart of vigorous intellectual debate, now find themselves split over definitions and principles.
Administrators at the College of New Jersey say they had to create an inclusive environment not only for those students but also for any students who choose to live substance-free.
The University of Texas system is embracing methods that build on traditional investigative strategies with ones that establish more trust with victims.
Higher education is a good investment, on average, but some students leave it worse off than when they started. That makes giving general advice a challenge.
While some applauded the clarity of a dean’s letter, others found it callous, out of touch, or simply misunderstood.
The university’s new residential community was created in an attempt to put more African-American men on a path to graduation. But some critics have depicted the program as a step toward segregating black students.
With the fall semester starting and the November election fast approaching, the chapters are withholding endorsements, focusing on down-ballot races, and sometimes even splintering.
Concealed handguns are now legal in public-college classrooms in Texas. On the first day of classes at the University of Texas at Austin since the law took effect, opponents and supporters expressed their views with signs, slogans, and sex toys.
The University of Texas flagship prohibits dildos in public but, thanks to the state’s new campus-carry law, allows guns. Students are protesting, and local proprietors are lending a hand.
The recipient of a prestigious scholarship talks about how he will navigate his freshman year after the passage of the state’s controversial "bathroom bill."
The law, signed 20 years ago today by President Bill Clinton, has had a complex impact on poverty — and on educational attainment, according to Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield, a policy analyst with the Center for Law and Social Policy.
Student activism and demands at Towson University, Oberlin College, and the University of Washington took different shapes. But the leaders of all three institutions are searching for common ground between protesters and administrators.
Colleges with large endowments have long faced criticism for not serving more of the neediest students. But there’s no clear standard on how many they should enroll.
College Title IX officers say new web platforms could encourage more victims to come forward. But they also worry that third-party sites might complicate communication or present privacy risks.