Report on speech policies for students studying abroad speaks to tensions in balancing student rights and student safety overseas. Read more
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The Eighth Circuit denied an appeal from conservative plaintiffs on Monday in their lawsuit against the University of Minnesota. Read more
As part of an “Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative” underway at the University of Michigan, the school has announced it will soon hire three “Professorships in Racial Justice & Technology.” Read more
Academic Peter Ridd has lost his “all or nothing” high court appeal against James Cook University, after he was sacked for breaches of the university’s code of conduct relating to public commentary about the Great Barrier Reef which the university said denigrated a colleague. Apply online
New federal data show a significantly higher proportion of college learners took at least one course online than previously thought. Read more
In 2018, Temple University embarked on a registration goal of hiring a freshman class with no ethnic majority. Read more
A Portland footwear designer said Tuesday he will reopen Michigan’s only historically black college and university next year in Detroit with a design focus. Read more
College has traditionally been treated as a time for some combination of youthful rebellion, debauchery and self-discovery. Yet, in the age of COVID, most students have come to embrace conditions more akin to those of a psychiatric hospital circa 1962 than the Delta Tau Chi house of Faber College. Read more
The University of Cambridge has broken off talks with the United Arab Emirates over a record £400m collaboration after claims about the Gulf state’s use of controversial Pegasus hacking software, the university’s vice-chancellor has said. Read more
In addition to clearing $400,000 in loan debt for the plaintiffs in the lawsuit, the Department of Education agreed to several reforms, adding to last week’s announced overhaul of the program. Read more