A lawsuit brought by a student is part of an effort to get schools, editors and publishers to recognize that being gay is not a mental disorder.
Liberal arts departments, graduate student aid and even tenured teaching positions are targets as the coronavirus causes shortfalls.
Recent graduates usually have to start repaying in November. But because of the pandemic, payments on most federal loans have been suspended until January.
The University of Utah, where Ms. McCluskey, 21, was killed in 2018, said its employees had “failed to fully understand and respond appropriately to Lauren’s situation.”
In the midst of an existential crisis for higher education, is it even reasonable to expect the humanities to survive?
Alabama’s immense resources and a newly developed Southeastern Conference policy paved the way for Saban to return to the field only days after he tested positive for the coronavirus.
Representative Elissa Slotkin, who narrowly won her Michigan district in 2018, is worried about missing out on thousands of reliably Democratic votes from Michigan State University.
How a racial awakening unfolded in a white-dominated brotherhood known for its veneration of the Confederate general.
American officials said China had insisted that the Justice Department not proceed with cases against the arrested scholars, who are in the Chinese military and face charges of visa fraud.
For the past century, the New School produced iconoclastic thinkers. Now it is finding that idealism is very expensive.
The biggest league in college football has postponed two games this week and seen the sport’s most famous coach enter isolation after testing positive for the coronavirus.
The State University of New York at Oneonta had the worst coronavirus outbreak of any public university in the state.
Some examples of how the world of education has responded to the pandemic.
Faced with soaring coronavirus caseloads, some universities told students to “stay put” for 14 days. College journalists report from their quarantined campuses.
U.S.-born children of immigrants or immigrant students raised in the United States accounted for nearly 60 percent of the growth in university enrollment since 2000.
The five women say they are paid tens of thousands of dollars less than men with similar qualifications. The university says it is “committed to pay equity.”
A surge in worldwide demand for low-cost laptops has created shipment delays and pitted desperate schools against one another.
A U.S. Department of Labor review of staff wages from 2012 to 2014 found disparities between male and female professors.
Some low-income students have dropped out, and there are growing concerns about hunger and homelessness.
With college admissions significantly altered this year, pay attention to what your child wants and needs.
It will be named after Mellody Hobson and built where a college once bore Woodrow Wilson’s name. Princeton in June said the former president was a racist who segregated the Civil Service.
Television taught me how to move between social classes — but at what cost?
Charles M. Lieber, the chair of Harvard’s chemistry department, claimed in the lawsuit that the university turned its back on a “dedicated faculty member.”
The department says the school’s admissions practices violated the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Yale’s president says the allegation was based on “inaccurate statistics and unfounded conclusions.”
The pandemic has made it harder to meet people. Classes and clubs have moved online. Students often eat alone. But they’re making the most of it.
At historically Black colleges and universities, homecoming is part family reunion and part revival. It’s canceled this year, so let’s celebrate here.
Students and faculty are furious that the Rev. John I. Jenkins failed to wear a mask at a White House ceremony and then later tested positive for the virus.
With no bailout forthcoming from the government, financially strapped British universities beckoned students back to campus, with predictably dire results.
Under Dr. Danforth, the St. Louis campus was transformed from a commuter school into a world-renowned institution.
The ruling comes as the bloc pushes back against a growing authoritarianism by the government of Viktor Orban, but is unlikely to have much effect on the ground.
The pandemic is a new setback for women in academia who already faced obstacles on the path to advancing their research and careers.
Cases are spiking at Appalachian State in North Carolina, causing many students and faculty members to call for stronger safety measures.
More need-based financial aid is available for the affluent than you might expect.
While many campuses are struggling with major outbreaks, some schools have successfully contained the virus.
Impelled by her vision of the modern Black woman, Slowe nurtured a post-World War I generation at Howard University to be empowered, self-aware and globally conscious.
Students say that monitoring programs like Proctorio and ExamSoft discourage them in the moments they’re trying to prove themselves.
Chad Dorrill, a 19-year-old at Appalachian State, recovered from flulike symptoms but then developed neurological problems.
Even as faculty members are given more time to meet a deadline for tenure, many say they are getting less work done because of child care needs.
California has been considering how to adjust with a $55 million budget shortfall. An influx of TV money by staging a football season will help.
A post signed by nearly all of the Washington Square News staff accused its new adviser, a longtime journalism professor, of being “rude and disrespectful.”
Younger children are about half as likely as older teenagers and adults to become infected, new studies suggest.
A week of talks, panels and discussions seeks to counter an impression “that this talent pool just does not exist.”
The coronavirus presents a daunting new test for SAT takers, including our reporter, whose Princeton Review guides haven’t been cracked in years.
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Universities in the Pac-12 were clearly struggling financially even before the pandemic, which magnified the importance of football once it hit.
Shamsea Alizada’s story of persistence is a reminder of advances in girls’ education in Afghanistan — and their vulnerability as the government negotiates with the Taliban.
The new FAFSA form, which is out on Thursday, requires last year’s tax data. But families that have lost income this year may need to take extra steps to qualify for help.
Infections among young adults eventually may have spread to older, more vulnerable people, the C.D.C. reported.
Jamain Stephens was known as a big man on campus. His death raised questions about how his university is handling the coronavirus and prompted athletes to think about their own risks.
A Black student, the subject of degrading comments in a fraternity group chat, got a tip about the messages. She posted them on Twitter.