The school has to find hundreds of students new accommodation after the state insurance commissioner barred the school from using the residence halls. On the News & Observer.
Though there's a risk of programs training students for less-useful future skills, CVS, Volkswagen, and other companies have found high schools where they can train future workers early. On The Wall Street Journal.
With Omarosa Manigault-Newman gone, black college leaders appear to be focusing on Congressional allies. On The Atlantic.
Mental health appears to be getting worse as stress and campus problems amplify the competitive pressures of grad school. On Education Dive.
A Rutgers study found that more information on post-graduation salaries and the level of job security did little to affect which majors students chose. On Inside Higher Ed.
After a graduate student accused an NYU professor, feminist scholars and other friends defended her based on her previous academic work. On The New York Times.
After Senator Ted Cruz slipped an amendment into the National Defense Authorization Act, federal funding cannot go to Confucius Institutes, which are funding by the Chinese government. On Campus Reform.
Legal fees and expenses due to UNC's use of race when admitting students have reached $16.8 million as the administration defends its admissions policy. On the News & Observer.
Donors are worried about how well universities live up to donor agreements and how they use the money, and are getting more persnickety about oversight. On Bloomberg.
The university wants to streamline its majors and focus resources on more popular ones; the changes only affect 5 percent of its student population. On Inside Higher Ed.