Survey results showed 83 percent of responding community colleges saw summer enrollment boosts after the federal government allowed them to be used for summer classes again. On Inside Higher Ed.
The university will pay for repairs with insurance payouts and state and federal grants. On the News & Observer.
A student pledge who died at a house connected to the Sigma Pi fraternity has led to the fraternity being temporarily disbanded as an investigation looks into the death. On the Columbus Dispatch.
At San Diego State, their office of diversity is advertising for faculty positions to train others in the ways of inclusion and anti-bias. On Minding the Campus.
Officials are making the transfer process easier and holding open houses to proactively contact students—and boost low enrollments. On Minnesota Public Radio.
A vice chancellor criticizing three businessmen on Twitter has been accused of being unfit for his job and undermining the institution. On the NC State Technician.
At Mary Baldwin University in Virginia, the student exhibit tried to challenge racist history in the South, but students demanded it be shut down. On Inside Higher Ed.
An international group of professors is launching a journal to tackle controversial ideas and doesn't want its writers to fear backlash. On the BBC.
Peer review can be biased, low-quality, and inconsistent, but training reviewers and posting manuscripts online could help improve it. On The New York Times.
Presidents, coaches, and lower-level administrators may be fired after a student death or an academic scandal, but the trustees who hold oversight duties rarely face consequences. On The Wall Street Journal.