Funding at Risk

Two Wisconsin Republican legislators have threatened to withhold state funds from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in relation to a planned course on racism called The Problem of Whiteness. On Inside Higher Ed.

Battle Fatigue

Colorado State University’s administration has agreed to provide counseling for students who may be struggling with “racial battle fatigue.” On Campus Reform.

Cost of Default

Older Americans who defaulted on their federal student loans are increasingly having to repay them with portions of their Social Security benefits. In the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Liberal Professors are Ruining College

"In a perfect society, colleges and universities would be the last places where discourse should be allowed to crumble," writes Chris Sweeney. In Boston Magazine.

Oppression Olympics

According to a UCLA student, this year's University of California Students of Color Conference devolved into an "oppression Olympics" between different minority groups. On the College Fix.

We Shouldn’t Need Liberal Arts Colleges

"Most students today have to waste a lot of time on an unfocused and dumbed-down liberal arts curriculum in high school," writes Daniel Lattier. On Intellectual Takeout.

Add Babson to the List

The shoot-first-and-ask-questions-later mentality that has gripped our college campuses, currently a so-called diversity and inclusion phase, has visited Babson College," writes Harvey Silverglate. On Minding the Campus.

Power to Appoint

Governor Pat McCrory has signed a bill that will remove the governor's ability to appoint members to UNC schools' Board of Trustees. In the Chronicle of Higher Education.

Enrollment Slide

College enrollments declined 1.4 percent this fall compared to one year ago, according to new data from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. On Inside Higher Ed.

The Truth About Law Schools

"The shameful truth is that many law schools have admitted students with low LSAT scores to prop up tuition revenue and now seek to avoid accountability" write Craig Boise and Andrew Morriss. On TaxProf Blog.