Col. Mark Anarumo, the president of Norwich University, had been through suicides of students during in-room lockdown. He thought he could help by moving into the dorm.
The popular professor, who left Harvard in 2002 after a dispute with its president, says he may leave again if the university does not grant him tenure.
Many schools that use fever scanners and symptom checkers have not rigorously studied if the technology has slowed the spread of Covid-19 on campuses.
Absolution is off the table. And liberal ideals themselves are up for renegotiation.
Virginia Commonwealth University said it had suspended its Delta Chi chapter after Adam Oakes, 19, was found dead at an off-campus party where he was reportedly blindfolded and given alcohol.
The discovery of Mediterranean recluse spiders at the University of Michigan prompted a two-day closure of one of its libraries.
A student said she was racially profiled while eating in a college dorm. An investigation found no evidence of bias. But the incident will not fade away.
In a sport with declining participation from Black Americans, Xavier University of Louisiana returned to the field on Tuesday for its first intercollegiate baseball game since 1960.
The gift will help Morgan State University, a historically Black college, finance scholarships for financially needy students.
The Hindu nationalist government postponed plans for a national student exam on cows that critics said used specious claims and substituted religion for science.
Waiving standardized test requirements during the pandemic brought more hopefuls to the Ivy League and large state schools, while less-selective colleges face an alarming drop.
An N.C.A.A. decision related to the pandemic inspired some elite players to finish high school early and jump to college to take advantage of an extra year of eligibility.
An education program is immersing underprivileged students in Ivy League classes, and the students’ success has raised questions about how elite university gatekeepers determine college prospects.
The government announced an investigation into social science research, broadening attacks on what it sees as destabilizing American influences.
More than 160 participants in a master’s program funded by the Blackstone founder Stephen Schwarzman have urged him to stop donating to election objectors. He has declined.
Colleges across the country are figuring out how Covid has changed the college experience, while parents are struggling to understand why schools haven’t changed their price tag.
Readers discuss fairness and the racial wealth gap in debating whether this would be the right move.
The decision by the University of St. Andrews not to renew the contract of a female philosopher points to broader underrepresentation of women in academia, critics say.
After learning she had myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart that has been linked to some Covid cases, Vanderbilt basketball player Demi Washington spent months hoping she could play again someday.
A scholar’s address about racism and music theory was met with a vituperative, personal response by a small journal. It faced calls to cease publishing.
The government in the Philippines has announced a decision to end a 32-year agreement barring security forces from a prestigious campus. Students say they won’t be intimidated.
He was most closely associated with the Yale School, which took on the foundations of literary scholarship in the 1970s and ’80s.
Beach parties in Florida, Texas and Mexico made headlines a year ago for ignoring virus safety advice. Here’s how the travel ritual will look different in 2021.
The private university in Indiana, which is affiliated with the Lutheran Church, said the Crusader name could be associated with “aggressive religious oppression and violence.”
As the White House struggles to flesh out President Biden’s promise to reopen schools within 100 days, aides have found themselves steadily lowering expectations.
Kevin Jiang’s killing has attracted attention because of ties to Yale and has put a spotlight on an uptick in shootings in New Haven, Conn.
An artists’ group, criticized as vandals for dumping the bust of an 18th-century king, Frederik V, into Copenhagen Harbor, says it wanted to draw attention to Denmark’s role in slave trading.
Many universities instituted new testing protocols, hoping to avoid the problems of the fall. But coronavirus variants and uncooperative students have already driven outbreaks.
She thrived in a profession where she found herself mostly surrounded by men, taking on leadership roles and helping to turn New York University into a top-tier institution.
A lawsuit against the University of Tennessee questions when schools can discipline students because of their online speech.
Is it any wonder that plenty of people are tempted to borrow a whole lot of money to send their kids to college?
The planned return of a game beloved by fans was announced amid a protracted national debate over whether players should be paid for their images.
Monroe Gamble became the San Francisco Fed’s first Black research assistant in 2018. His path shows why fixing a striking diversity shortfall will take commitment.
Dan-el Padilla Peralta thinks classicists should knock ancient Greece and Rome off their pedestal — even if that means destroying their discipline.
The way we talk about her covers up uncomfortable truths about American racism.
At schools known for ambition, not activism, students are calling for climate change to be at the heart of the curriculum, and telling the companies that recruit them to change their ways.
The University of California, Davis, is providing free testing, masks and quarantine housing to tens of thousands of people who live nearby.
A new formula will no longer offer a break to many parents who have multiple children in college at the same time, experts say.
The campus with the worst outbreak of any public college in New York is set to begin in-person classes on Monday. Some students, parents and faculty members weren’t happy about it.
You probably won’t pay the sticker price, and you can start saving now.
Reflecting on the 2001 plane crash that killed 10 people, including two players and six others associated with the men’s basketball program.
“The Price You Pay for College,” by Ron Lieber, is a comprehensive guide to navigating an often treacherous process.
Educators have turned to Shakespeare, science fiction and cat people analogies to help students understand the past weeks.
It seems a long time since we pledged to drink less, eat better, exercise more, cut spending and stop doom-scrolling. Be gentle on yourself: It’s been a tough month.
Most colleges and universities now use a “merit” aid strategy to solicit teenagers. Your eighth grader probably ought to know how it works.
As battles over Israel and the Palestinian territories have migrated online, technology has scrambled the debate.
By dropping or suspending the requirement that applicants submit standardized test scores, colleges have cut into the College Board’s business model.
Coach Jeremy Pruitt and nine members of his football program’s staff were fired after ongoing investigations into the team’s recruitment practices showed violations of N.C.A.A. rules.
The government is expanding university capacity, but some young people worry that the option will only postpone a crisis stemming from a shortage of well-paying work.
He devoted his life to pursuing the truth about the tragic events of May 4, 1970, and to keeping them in the public eye.