A recent University of California San Diego (UCSD) job posting seeks to hire an Assistant Professor of Education to help the university grow its “Latinx Cluster Hire Initiative,” which “aims to increase faculty diversity." Read more
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Institutions with surging applications find that they can't manage them all without help. Some admissions leaders worry about the trend, but most accept it. Read more
According to a report from Fox News, an alumni group from the college where Supreme Court Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett received her undergraduate degree wants her booted from the school's hall of fame because they believe she lied her way onto the nation's highest court. Read more
The administration at Princeton University isn’t answering questions about whether it has plans to investigate a prominent professor who has been accused of plagiarizing passages for both his doctoral dissertation and a 2015 book. Read more
The government has sought to allay pupils’ fears over GCSE and A-level results, which are expected to be lower in England this summer after two years of record increases, reassuring them that universities will “adjust accordingly”. Read more
As inflation rates continue to rise, universities are feeling the effects in several ways—from increased costs for labor, food, and energy to declining enrollments. Read more
New data paints an alarming picture of the challenges at polytechs, with one-third of first year polytech students quitting their studies last year and some qualifications unable to retain any learners at all. Read more
New cooperative approach targets biggest essay mills without need for court action Read more
Joseph Manson, former anthropology professor at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), has retired due to what he describes as a “woke takeover” of the institution. Read more
Republicans introduce a bill that would block the Biden administration from enacting mass debt cancellation and reform some aspects of the federal student loan system. Read more