Ruling Dings N.C.A.A., but It Keeps Rule-Making Power

The narrow ruling was not quite the blow that the critics of college sports had hoped would bring the system crashing down.

#alston-shawne, #antitrust-laws-and-competition-issues, #basketball-college, #college-athletics, #colleges-and-universities, #decisions-and-verdicts, #draft-and-recruitment-sports, #emmert-mark, #football-college, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #ncaa-basketball-championships-women, #obannon-ed, #student-athlete-compensation

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In N.C.A.A. Case, Supreme Court Backs Payments to Student-Athletes

The N.C.A.A. argued that the payments were a threat to amateurism and that barring them did not violate the antitrust laws.

#colleges-and-universities, #decisions-and-verdicts, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #student-athlete-compensation, #supreme-court-us, #wages-and-salaries

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Man’s Long-Delayed Quest for Degree Leads to Joint Graduation With Son

A man just a few credits from graduating college nearly 30 years ago shared the commencement stage with his son last week.

#colleges-and-universities, #content-type-personal-profile, #paneto-joshua, #paneto-juan-d, #schenectady-ny, #union-college-schenectady-ny

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Inside the ‘Deadly Serious’ World of E-Sports in South Korea

Each year, thousands of young South Koreans compete to join pro e-sports teams, but only a few make the cut​. An American company in Seoul wants to help more young gamers find jobs.

#asian-games, #colleges-and-universities, #computer-and-video-games, #content-type-personal-profile, #e-sports, #education-k-12, #interscholastic-athletics, #seoul-south-korea, #south-korea

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Saul B. Cohen, Who Helped Raise CUNY Standards, Dies at 95

As president of Queens College and a state regent, Dr. Cohen, a renowned geographer, brokered a compromise to end the open admissions policy.

#admissions-standards, #american-jewish-joint-distribution-committee, #board-of-regents-nys, #cohen-saul-b, #colleges-and-universities, #deaths-obituaries, #geography, #queens-college-city-university-of-new-york

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Could the U.S. Have Saved More Lives? 5 Alternate Scenarios for the Vaccine Rollout

About 100,000 people have died of Covid in the United States since February, after vaccine distribution was well underway.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #black-people, #centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization

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Scholarly Groups Condemn Laws Limiting Teaching on Race

More than 20 states have introduced legislation restricting lessons on racism and other so-called “divisive concepts.”

#colleges-and-universities, #critical-race-theory, #discrimination, #education-k-12, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #history-academic-subject, #law-and-legislation, #pen-american-center, #race-and-ethnicity, #states-us, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Verda Tetteh Won a $40,000 Scholarship Then Asked That it Go To Someone With More Need

Verda Tetteh, 17, was awarded the scholarship during the graduation ceremony at her Massachusetts high school. Moments later, she returned it and said it should go to a student who needed it more.

#colleges-and-universities, #community-colleges, #education-k-12, #education-secondary, #harvard-university, #immigration-and-emigration, #scholarships-and-fellowships, #verda-tetteh

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We Are Not Fated to Be Fanatics

Humans may be wired to need some kind of faith, but it doesn’t have to be like this.

#abortion, #augustine-of-hippo-354-430, #berea-college, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #calvin-college, #colleges-and-universities, #kings-college, #oberlin-college, #polls-and-public-opinion, #protestant-churches, #religion-and-belief, #roman-catholic-church, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Juilliard Students Protest Tuition Increase With Marches and Music

After occupying parts of the school, some students were barred from entering the building. So they took the demonstration outside.

#colleges-and-universities, #juilliard-school, #woetzel-damian

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Dartmouth Medical School Drops Cheating Case Against Students

The Ivy League school said it was dismissing allegations that students had looked up online course materials during remote exams.

#cheating, #colleges-and-universities, #computers-and-the-internet, #dartmouth-college, #dartmouth-medical-school, #e-learning, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #medical-schools, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #school-discipline-students, #tests-and-examinations

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I Shouldn’t Have to Choose Between My Judaism and My Queerness

My university discriminated against me for being queer. This is why I didn’t leave.

#colleges-and-universities, #discrimination, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #new-york-city, #orthodox-judaism, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #torah, #yeshiva-university

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Oxford University Scholars Refuse to Teach Under Cecil Rhodes Statue

A statue of British imperialist Cecil Rhodes at Oxford University has drawn criticism for decades. Now some academics said they would refuse to teach at the college where the statue sits.

#colleges-and-universities, #colonization, #monuments-and-memorials-structures, #oxford-university, #rhodes-cecil

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Son of Bo Schembechler Says He Was Abused by Michigan Team Doctor

Matt Schembechler said his account of abuse when he was a child in 1969 was ignored by his father, Bo, who was the new head football coach at Michigan.

#anderson-robert-e-1928-2008, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #football-college, #schembechler-bo, #sex-crimes, #university-of-michigan

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Robert Hollander, Who Led Readers Into ‘The Inferno,’ Dies at 87

He and his wife wrote an admired translation of Dante’s “Divine Comedy,” and he began an innovative project to digitize centuries of scholarly commentary.

#colleges-and-universities, #dante-alighieri-1265-1321, #deaths-obituaries, #hollander-jean-d-2019, #hollander-robert-b-jr, #poetry-and-poets, #princeton-university, #the-divine-comedy-book, #translation-and-interpreters

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Amy Chua Controversy Exposes Divisions at Yale Law

A dispute centering on the celebrity professor Amy Chua exposes a culture pitting student against student, professor against professor.

#battle-hymn-of-the-tiger-mother-book, #chua-amy, #colleges-and-universities, #gerken-heather-k, #law-schools, #new-haven-conn, #rubenfeld-jed, #yale-daily-news, #yale-university

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Sexual Abuse Survivors from Syracuse Seek to Change A Law

A proposed law in New York would clear the way for people who were abused after turning 18 to sue for damages.

#albany-ny, #child-abuse-and-neglect, #colleges-and-universities, #education-k-12, #new-york-child-victims-act-2019, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #syracuse-ny, #syracuse-university

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Coach K’s Retirement From Duke and the End of the College ‘Supercoach’

Mike Krzyzewski of Duke announced his retirement shortly after his Tobacco Road nemesis, Roy Williams, announced his, as the N.C.A.A prepares to grant athletes greater agency.

#basketball-college, #coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #duke-university, #krzyzewski-mike, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #north-carolina, #university-of-north-carolina, #williams-roy

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A Psychiatrist Invited to Yale Spoke of Fantasies of Shooting White People

The Yale School of Medicine said the tone and content of a lecture by Dr. Aruna Khilanani, who has a private practice in New York, were “antithetical to the values of the school.”

#colleges-and-universities, #discrimination, #dr-aruna-khilanani, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #psychiatry-and-psychiatrists, #race-and-ethnicity, #video-recordings-downloads-and-streaming, #weiss-bari, #whites, #yale-school-of-medicine, #yale-university

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Federal PLUS College Loans Can Trap Parents in Debt

The popular parent PLUS loans are made without regard to the ability of borrowers to repay, and have fewer protections when they can’t.

#colleges-and-universities, #content-type-service, #credit-and-debt, #financial-aid-education, #personal-finances, #student-loans

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University Board Votes to Keep Robert E. Lee’s Name

Despite a push last year to strip the name of the Confederate general Robert E. Lee from the Virginia school, its board of trustees voted 22-6 on Friday in favor of keeping its current name.

#colleges-and-universities, #jackson-stonewall, #lee-robert-e, #lexington-va, #names-organizational, #washington-and-lee-university

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15 Men Charged in Connection With Death of Fraternity Pledge

Samuel Martinez, 19, died of alcohol poisoning after attending an Alpha Tau Omega fraternity event in 2019. His family said it was disappointed that criminal charges of hazing were not filed.

#alcohol-abuse, #alpha-tau-omega, #colleges-and-universities, #deaths-fatalities, #fraternities-and-sororities, #hazing, #martinez-samuel-d-2019, #pullman-wash, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #washington-state-university

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Colleges Say Students Must Get a Covid Vaccine. But No, Not That One.

Vaccine requirements were designed mostly for American students. That is presenting hurdles for many international students without access to one of the eight vaccines approved by the W.H.O.

#centers-for-disease-control-and-prevention, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #food-and-drug-administration, #foreign-students-in-us, #india, #vaccination-and-immunization, #world-health-organization

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A Stanford Student Mocked the Federalist Society. It Jeopardized His Graduation.

The Stanford student sent a satirical flier that drew a complaint from the conservative group. The university then placed a hold on his diploma.

#colleges-and-universities, #comedy-and-humor, #conservatism-us-politics, #conway-george-t-iii, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #elections-attorneys-general, #federalist-society, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #hawley-josh-d-1979, #law-schools, #paxton-ken, #stanford-university, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #tribe-laurence-h, #united-states-politics-and-government

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French Heir Gives Pissarro Stolen by the Nazis to University of Oklahoma

The painting, long the subject of an ownership dispute, will be given to the University of Oklahoma with plans for title to be transferred later, likely to a French institution.

#art, #arts-and-antiquities-looting, #colleges-and-universities, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #meyer-leone, #musee-dorsay, #museums, #pissarro-camille, #shepherdess-bringing-in-sheep, #university-of-oklahoma

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As Harvard Case Looms at Supreme Court, Study Tests Value of Diversity

After prestigious law reviews adopted diversity policies for choosing student editors, researchers found, the articles they published were cited more often.

#admissions-standards, #affirmative-action, #colleges-and-universities, #harvard-law-review-journal, #harvard-university, #minorities, #research, #supreme-court-us

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This Seminary Built on Slavery and Jim Crow Has Begun Paying Reparations

#black-people, #colleges-and-universities, #endowments, #labor-and-jobs, #race-and-ethnicity, #reparations, #slavery-historical, #virginia-theological-seminary

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Weighs Legal Action Against U.N.C.

Nikole Hannah-Jones, a creator of the 1619 Project who is scheduled to start as a professor at the university this summer, has retained lawyers to represent her in a dispute over tenure.

#1619-project, #colleges-and-universities, #hannah-jones-nikole, #journalism-schools, #naacp-legal-defense-fund, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #race-and-ethnicity, #slavery-historical, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #tenure, #university-of-north-carolina, #writing-and-writers

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The Persistent Grip of Social Class on College Admissions

The SAT is falling out of favor, but factors like the essay have their own issues.

#admissions-standards, #colleges-and-universities, #income, #sat-college-admission-test, #tests-and-examinations, #university-of-california

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Meet the 12 High Schoolers Who Won a New York Times Scholarship

The students, all New York City high school seniors, will each receive $15,000 per year to help pay for college.

#colleges-and-universities, #new-york-city, #scholarships-and-fellowships

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Community College Should Be More Than Just Free

For Biden’s community college plan to work, students are going to need a holistic system of support, not just free tuition.

#colleges-and-universities, #community-colleges, #dropouts, #graduation-rates, #income, #tuition, #united-states

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529 Plans for College: Shop Around and Save Fees

There was big growth in account balances during the pandemic, but some states are offering promotions to attract even more savers.

#529-savings-plans, #colleges-and-universities, #content-type-service, #education, #education-k-12, #morningstar-inc, #personal-finances, #savings, #states-us, #tuition, #vanguard-group-inc

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For Colleges, Vaccine Mandates Often Depend on Which Party Is in Power

Hoping for a return to normal, more than 400 colleges and universities are requiring students to be vaccinated for Covid-19. Almost all are in states that voted for President Biden.

#american-council-on-education, #chronicle-of-higher-education, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-reopenings, #florida, #indiana, #texas, #thompson-tommy-g-1941

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For Colleges, Coronavirus Vaccine Mandates Often Depend on Which Party Is in Power

Hoping for a return to normal, more than 400 colleges and universities are requiring students to be vaccinated for Covid-19. Almost all are in states that voted for President Biden.

#american-council-on-education, #chronicle-of-higher-education, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-reopenings, #florida, #indiana, #texas, #thompson-tommy-g-1941

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How a Former Drug Dealer Charts a Path for New York’s Renewal

After receiving a 30-year prison sentence, John Gargano won clemency, then rebuilt his career twice. Like New York City, he’s back on his game.

#bronx-nyc, #colicchio-tom, #colleges-and-universities, #content-type-personal-profile, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #craft-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #justice-department, #mandatory-sentencing, #new-york-university, #obama-barack, #riverpark-manhattan-ny-restaurant, #union-square-manhattan-ny

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Denied Tenure at University of North Carolina

Her hiring brought a backlash from conservatives concerned about her involvement in The Times Magazine’s 1619 Project, which examined the legacy of slavery in America.

#baquet-dean, #colleges-and-universities, #hannah-jones-nikole, #journalism-schools, #macarthur-john-d-and-catherine-t-foundation, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #tenure, #university-of-north-carolina

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The Kids Are Making ‘Marriage Pacts’ to Distract Themselves From Doom

A dating questionnaire that started as an undergraduate assignment at Stanford has taken off on college campuses.

#colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dating-and-relationships, #marriages, #online-dating, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #stanford-university

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Stanford, Facing Pressure, Reverses Plan to Cut 11 Sports

The change of plans came within weeks of the teams potentially dissolving.

#colleges-and-universities, #fencing-sport, #rowing, #stanford-university, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #tessier-lavigne-marc, #volleyball

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The Future of Virus Tracking Can Be Found on This College Campus

Colorado Mesa University and the Broad Institute of M.I.T. and Harvard have spent the last year exploring new approaches to managing outbreaks.

#cambridge-mass, #colleges-and-universities, #colorado, #computers-and-the-internet, #contact-tracing-public-health, #coronavirus-reopenings, #dormitories, #epidemics, #mesa-county-colo, #mobile-applications, #quarantines, #sabeti-pardis-c, #tests-medical, #water-pollution, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

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Officials Apologize for Deadly Police Shooting at a Black College in 1970

Two people were killed and a dozen others were wounded when city police and state highway patrol officers opened fire at what is now Jackson State University in Mississippi.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #colleges-and-universities, #commencement-speeches, #deaths-fatalities, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #jackson-miss, #jackson-state-university, #james-earl-green, #nerene-gibbs-wray, #phillip-lafayette-gibbs, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks

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Bucknell Investigating ‘Horrific’ Harassment of L.G.B.T.Q. Students

The university said a group of men tried to enter a house for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students last week. Residents said they were terrified and traumatized by the episode.

#bucknell-university, #colleges-and-universities, #fraternities-and-sororities, #hazing, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #pennsylvania, #tau-kappa-epsilon

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College Students Find the Silver Lining in a Pandemic

College in a pandemic was not the experience that most students had in mind. But at year’s end, some see positive experiences and insights that came out of it.

#colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #duke-university, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #temple-university, #university-of-north-carolina, #yale-university

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University of California Will No Longer Consider SAT and ACT Scores

The university system has reached a settlement with students to scrap even optional testing from admissions and scholarship decisions.

#act-examination, #admissions-standards, #california, #college-board, #colleges-and-universities, #sat-college-admission-test, #tests-and-examinations, #university-of-california

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Northwestern Athletic Director Resigns Amid Backlash Over Harassment Case

Mike Polisky, who held the position for about 10 days, stepped back under mounting concerns about his past handling of complaints of racist and sexist policies in the university’s cheer program.

#cheerleaders, #colleges-and-universities, #illinois, #northwestern-university

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University of South Carolina President Resigns After Speech Blunders

Robert Caslen, a retired Army lieutenant general, was accused of failing to credit a lengthy passage in a commencement speech he delivered.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #books-and-literature, #caslen-robert-l-jr, #colleges-and-universities, #commencement-speeches, #mcraven-william-h, #plagiarism, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #university-of-south-carolina, #university-of-texas-at-austin

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To Fix College Affordability, Biden Should Embrace the Sanders-Jayapal Plan

Reviving higher education in America requires a holistic solution that ends student debt and restores dignity to educators.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #colleges-and-universities, #sanders-bernard, #tuition

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Shrunken Head Displayed in Georgia Was Returned to Ecuador

Researchers at Mercer University in Macon, Ga., authenticated the head, which was brought to the United States by a professor decades ago, and turned it over to Ecuadorean officials in 2019.

#colleges-and-universities, #ecuador, #head-body-part, #macon-ga, #mercer-university, #mummies-and-mummification, #museums, #research

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Colt Brennan, Former University of Hawaii Quarterback, Dies at 37

Mr. Brennan, who set an N.C.A.A. record for touchdown passes in 2006 and led the Rainbow Warriors to their only bowl series appearance, had recently completed a course of treatment at a rehab center.

#colleges-and-universities, #deaths-obituaries, #football-college, #hawaii, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #university-of-hawaii

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White House Says Undocumented Students Can Receive Pandemic Aid

The rule reverses a Trump-era policy that barred the students from obtaining emergency aid to cover food, housing and school supplies.

#american-rescue-plan-2021, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #cardona-miguel-a-1975, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-aid-relief-and-economic-security-act-2020, #deferred-action-for-childhood-arrivals, #devos-elizabeth-1958, #education-department-us, #federal-aid-us, #illegal-immigration, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Once-a-Decade Census Shows an Aging, Better-Educated China

The country is locked in a demographic crisis. But the figures also showed rising education and urbanization levels.

#birth-control-and-family-planning, #birth-rates, #census, #china, #colleges-and-universities, #communist-party-of-china, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #elderly, #in-vitro-fertilization, #labor-and-jobs, #national-bureau-of-statistics-china, #politics-and-government, #population, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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