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June 2, 2023
Afternoon Update: The college that mortgaged everythingHow colleges spent extra Covid-relief money on students; updates in our DEI legislation tracker; Nevada cuts regents and their terms; and more.
June 1, 2023
Afternoon Update: Why are Trump and DeSantis talking about accreditation?Furor over CUNY student’s speech; colleges’ biggest fiscal losses in pandemic; managing course evaluations; Stony Brook gets $500 million; and more.
May 31, 2023
Afternoon Update: Are diversity statements illegal?Covid-relief money as a college lifeline; faculty race and gender at 3,300 colleges; flat funds for education and research in federal deal; and more.
May 30, 2023
Afternoon Update: The hypocrisy of English-only “decolonization” (opinion)The Texas tenure massacre; Hispanic college attainment keeps growing; most Americans wouldn’t ban race in admissions, poll finds; and more.
May 26, 2023
Afternoon Update: How will artificial intelligence change higher ed? A forum.A scholar’s front-row seat to battles in Wis. and Tex.; a billionaire’s gift to graduates; U. of California president’s home is vandalized; and more.
May 25, 2023
Afternoon Update: Education Dept. launches antisemitism-awareness campaignWhether professors are ready for AI; Nevadans to vote on reforming Board of Regents; ex-president quit over improper behavior with students; and more.
May 24, 2023
Afternoon Update: Florida higher ed faces assault unparalleled in history, AAUP saysUC-Irvine’s living lab; a NAFSA preview; Max Weber in a nihilistic age; Michigan fabricates grades in strike; Tex. House rejects tenure ban; and more.
May 23, 2023
Afternoon Update: Colleges reined in their police, but then they backtrackedChatGPT as a plagiarism machine; how a default could affect higher ed; “U.S. News” changes rankings methodology; “Bama Rush” film debuts; and more.
May 22, 2023
Afternoon Update: How a student emergency-aid experiment became a lifelineDEI ban in Texas nears passage; AAUP says Hamline U. violated academic freedom; U. of Michigan buys $75 million in regent’s properties; and more.
May 19, 2023
Afternoon Update: Union surge reflects disconnect between colleges and graduate employeesU. of California moves to allow undocumented students to have campus jobs; NLRB complaint could make athletes employees at all colleges; and more.