Nell Gluckman is a senior reporter who writes about research, ethics, funding issues, affirmative action, and other higher-education topics. You can follow her on Twitter @nellgluckman, or email her at email@example.com.
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Campus Child Care Has Become Less Available. A New Partnership Aims to Change That.A community-college group wants to add Head Start sites to many campuses, giving student parents free child care and helping them stay enrolled.
Citing State Law, an Idaho College Censored an Art Exhibit That Mentioned AbortionLewis-Clark State College pointed to a new rule that makes it illegal to “promote” abortion with public funds. The artists say their work was not advocacy, but meant to inform and prompt discussion.
‘This Is How Censorship Happens’How vague laws and heightened fears are creating a repressive climate on campus.
Race in Admissions
7 Key Moments From the Supreme Court Hearings on Race-Conscious AdmissionsThe conservative justices seemed skeptical of the colleges’ longstanding practice. The more liberal minority wondered if a race-neutral strategy would exacerbate the very problem it was claiming to fix.
As Race-Conscious Admissions Policies Go Before the Supreme Court, Here’s What 6 Experts Are Listening ForThe Chronicle asked legal and higher-education experts to share one key thing they will be watching for during Monday’s arguments. This is what they said.
Colleges Must Protect Students Who Seek Abortions, Education Department SaysA fact sheet released on Tuesday reminds campuses that they cannot discriminate against students and employees who are pregnant, have a child, have an abortion, or are recovering from one of those things.
‘It’s Making Us Accomplices’: A University Tells Faculty to ‘Remain Neutral’ on Abortion Discussions in ClassUniversity of Idaho faculty members are concerned about restrictive guidance they received from their university telling them what they can and cannot say about abortion.
Faculty and Students
U.S. Tells Harvard It Could Be Liable for Retaliation by ProfessorsThe federal government made its position known in a lawsuit brought by three graduate students in anthropology against the university.
Fielding Questions About Abortion, Colleges Turn to a Familiar Vehicle: the Working GroupThe overturning of Roe v. Wade has fueled uncertainty — and frustration — on college campuses in states with abortion bans or the potential for them.
3 Takeaways From Supporting Briefs in the Case That Could Change College AdmissionsThe briefs are in, and the Supreme Court has set a date to hear this case.