How ChatGPT Could Help or Hurt Students With DisabilitiesTeaching experts urge professors and administrators to consider how artificial-intelligence tools can help students learn and succeed.
Q. & A.
‘It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way’: One Scholar’s Front-Row Seat to Higher-Ed Battles in Wisconsin and TexasJeremi Suri, a historian, left Wisconsin because of legislation to strip faculty rights. He went to Texas, where similar efforts have been proposed.
Duck and Cover
‘More Cowardly Than Cautious’: Faculty Decry College Leaders’ Silence on DEI AttacksWhen speaking out carries political risks, but staying quiet seems like complicity, the leaders are caught in a bind.
Reputation at Stake
Fighting Claims of Research Misconduct, Stanford’s President Isn’t Pulling PunchesMarc Tessier-Lavigne has been vocal in defying his critics, even amid an investigation into image-manipulation allegations. Experts say the strategy may be risky.
State Support for Higher Ed Continues to Rise. Yet Public Colleges Still Face Headwinds.Students are footing less of the bill for their education, a new report says. But enrollment challenges persist.
Transitions: New Leaders for Howard University and the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities SystemBen Vinson III will be the next president of Howard University.
Undergraduate Enrollment Stayed Steady This Spring. It’s Still 1 Million Students Below Pre-Pandemic Levels.Community-college attendance, after seeing years of declines, is inching up.
Colleges Acted on Demands to Rein In Their Police. Then They Backtracked.Three years after George Floyd’s murder, campus safety hasn’t changed much.
How a Student Emergency-Aid Experiment Became a LifelineAn initiative at Milwaukee Area Technical College that put faculty and staff members in charge of offering emergency assistance to students has spread to 28 institutions.
Diversity Statements Violate First Amendment, Professor Says in Suing U. of CaliforniaThe faculty member, who applied unsuccessfully for a job at UC-Santa Cruz, says the statements are not a legitimate way to assess candidates but are efforts “to ensure dogmatic conformity.”
The New Deal
The U. of Idaho Moved Fast to Acquire the U. of Phoenix. Now What?The $550-million purchase comes weeks after the University of Arkansas system also considered a deal with Phoenix but faced opposition from its board.
Research and Race
Following Colleague’s Comments on Racism, ‘JAMA’ Editor’s Resignation Came With $500,000 PayoutThe money for Howard Bauchner, the former top editor, came from a separation agreement.