Trump Picked a Fight With Higher Ed. It’s Still Learning to Punch Back.An administration defined by its onslaughts against the values of higher education has forced college leaders to weigh the benefits of political neutrality against the need to hit back.
As Freshmen, They Voted for Trump. Has College Changed Their Minds?Some see higher education as a place to encounter new ideas. Others see a bastion of indoctrination.
The Pandemic's Toll
Death of a PresidentA visionary took charge of a college in a moment of crisis. Then he caught Covid-19.
Also In the Issue
Moody’s Forecasts Widespread Drop in Tuition Revenue. Here’s Why That Matters.It’s the the money colleges use to operate.
The Holiday Dilemma
How Colleges Can Prevent Covid-19 Spread When Students Leave for ThanksgivingCampuses should avoid sending infected students home for the holiday, the American College Health Association said.
Looking to Spring
Many Universities Are Replaying Their Fall Plans This Spring. These Two Are Making Changes.The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill hopes to avoid a scenario like its abrupt shutdown last August.
How Higher Ed Intersected With the 2020 Election: By the NumbersA look back at voting-rights battles, campus campaign stops, and institutional pivots.
What Higher Ed Has Learned From Covid-19 So FarThe spring and summer were full of predictions, many of which didn’t come to pass.
What Does a College Student Look Like? Stock Images From the Quad Are Getting an UpdateFor too long, photographs have captured the experience of just one kind of college student. Now comes a new push to better reflect the diversity of the college experience.
Reformers Want Faster Ph.D.s. They’re Wrong.A doctorate takes time. That’s a good thing.
It’s Time to Leave This Job. So Why Are You Still There?A look at the pros and cons of jumping from an institution that appears to be a sinking ship, given all that is happening in higher-education land.