U. of Arizona Admits Failures Leading Up to Professor’s DeathThe university’s president accepted responsibility for a series of institutional mistakes, shortly after the professor’s family filed a $9-million claim.
Multimillion-Dollar Payouts Are on the Rise in Sexual-Misconduct Lawsuits. Colleges’ Insurers Have Had Enough.As more victims accuse colleges of failing to protect them from abuse, higher ed is becoming the third rail of risk management.
‘This Is How Censorship Happens’How vague laws and heightened fears are creating a repressive climate on campus.
A Professor Was Killed While Walking to His Office. Faculty Say It Was an Institutional Failure.A faculty committee at the University of Arizona criticized its “glaring” shortfalls in response to warning signs before a professor was shot and killed on campus last fall.
'A Complicated Balancing Act'
Colleges Face More Pressure to Keep Students With Mental-Health Conditions EnrolledA new lawsuit against Yale University comes amid increased scrutiny of higher-ed policies for leaves of absence.
Due Process and Accountability
A ‘Reckless’ Disciplinary Process Contributed to Stanford Goalie’s Suicide, Lawsuit SaysKatie Meyer’s family accuses the university of “institutional bullying.” Stanford calls that charge “false and misleading.”
‘I’m So in Shock’: In One Day, UVA and U. of Idaho Are Rocked by Separate TragediesAt the University of Virginia, a student has been charged with murdering three others; at the University of Idaho, details remain murky on four student deaths.
The Shrinking of Higher EdIn the past, colleges grew their way out of enrollment crises. This time looks different.
Live Coronavirus Updates
Some Colleges Reinstate Mask Mandates Just Weeks After Removing ThemA handful of universities are bringing back the requirements in response to an uptick in campus Covid-19 caseloads.
Admin 101: How to Lay the Groundwork for a Spousal/Partner HireHow to prepare for the complicated, politically fraught process of hiring an academic couple.