A national ad campaign promised prospective students that attending the school would lead them to receive preferential hiring treatment at a number of high-profile companies, including Microsoft and Adobe. Read more
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Syracuse University is honoring former radical left-wing figures like Cuban Marxist revolutionary Che Guevara and black nationalist Malcolm X with a mural framing, depicting them alongside figures like Mother Teresa and Martin Luther King Jr. Read more
Move comes as education laws restricting teaching of race, sexuality and other topics are being implemented across the US Read more
The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) is launching a new initiative to tackle the proliferation of alternative credential programs as higher education embraces new business models amid a changing landscape. Read more
New faculty training courses at the University of Michigan this fall ask employees to check their “privilege,” use “inclusive language” for LGBTQ+ individuals, and respond to “harmful microaggressions” on campus. Read more
TikTok is driving online frenzies that encourage anti-social behaviour in the real world, a BBC Three investigation reveals. Read more
A report by the American Psychological Association outlines the barriers many faculty members of color face and calls for increased transparency in the tenure and promotion process. Read more
With standardized testing losing steam and affirmative action ending, admission officers have to adapt new critical frameworks to study potential students’ fit at a given institution. Enter “holistic admission” or “holistic review,” higher education’s biggest buzz phrase in this next application cycle. Read more
Children whose fathers read, play, sing and draw with them show a “small but significant” increase in their educational attainment at primary school, according to research that suggests just 10 minutes a day could make a difference. Read more
Universities should target major platforms that continue to host adverts for contract cheating companies, finds UCL report Read more