Referring to "shameful behavior" from the administration, some professors say it's the worst they've been treated by administrators in decades. On NJ.com.
Students are avoiding the school at a time when large state schools are doing relatively well in attracting enrollments. On Education Dive.
Though the cast was a mix of white and non-white students, addressing racial issues in the play created too much tension for students to be comfortable with a public performance. On Inside Higher Ed.
Public university professors cannot simply be fired for constitutionally protected speech,but passion over Middle East issues have threatened the position of multiple professors. On The Washington Post.
The UNC system is improving its free speech records as two schools revise their speech code policies. On the Wilson Times.
Students are paying beyond $1,000 annually for athletics and facilities fees already, and now administrators are asking to bump up the athletics fee $20 per student to help cover the $20 million financial hole. On AAUP.
For many students, the college they choose has a surprisingly small effect on life outcomes, but students without much social capital stand to gain the most. On The Atlantic.
The lack of due process and rigor in the sexual assault hearings at college threaten all students, but especially black men. On The New York Times.
Stagnating or falling returns to a college degree, fewer college-aged students in the future, and viable alternatives to college could force many small, tuition-dependent schools into closing their doors. On Minding the Campus.
The size of the system means that it could force the hands of Elsevier to change how its journals can be accessed by the public in a rare contract negotiation. On Inside Higher Ed.