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.
Colorado State University’s administration has agreed to provide counseling for students who may be struggling with “racial battle fatigue.” On Campus Reform.
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.
"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.
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.
"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.
The shoot-first-and-ask-questions-later mentality that has gripped our college campuses, currently basking...in a so-called diversity and inclusion phase, has visited Babson College," writes Harvey Silverglate. On Minding the Campus.
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.
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 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.