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
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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
Applicants who seek a position as the “Visiting Scholar in Conservative Thought and Policy” at the University of Colorado Boulder must submit a diversity statement to be considered. Read more
Research by NACE shows that paid internships benefit graduates far more than unpaid ones. Now the organization is pushing for legislation to ban the latter. Read more
While ChatGPT is not officially available in the country, many users bypass restrictions or use similar tools Read more
The Postsecondary Student Success Program, which Congress created in March 2022, is just getting underway. Advocates say more federal investment is needed. Read more