Pressure to publish is seen as “contributing factor” to recent deaths, as India’s leading university faces backlash on doctoral monitoring. Read more
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A University of Chicago group that wants the university to divest from fossil fuels claims to have filed a legal complaint with the Illinois Attorney General’s Office, alleging the school has violated its legal obligation by investing its endowment in oil and gas companies. Read more
Student organizations held a silent protest at South Carolina State University on Wednesday as the university’s board of trustees consider eliminating academic programs at the university. Read more
Survey finds evidence of ‘emerging digital divide’ as majority of undergraduates say they use generative AI to help with assessments Read more
A transgender woman at the Rochester Institute of Technology broke two track-and-field records on Friday. Read more
The continued embrace of diversity, equity and inclusion in STEM combined with a broad decline in academic standards is producing a generation of scientists who are less capable than their predecessors, warned some scientists in recent interviews with The College Fix. Read more
Teachers also using the generative technology to aid with lesson planning, with hopes it could ease the burden of their workload Read more
In a lengthy hearing Wednesday, Democrats argued the Republicans’ College Cost Reduction Act wouldn’t actually lower costs. Read more
Skepticism around Gen Z students’ academic rigor has led some to speculate a level of entitlement absent from previous generations. Regardless of whether higher education faculty would like to comment further on that, employers have made their thoughts abundantly clear in a new survey from ResumeBuilder.com. Read more
Her recommendation to put salt in tea spurs outraged British headlines, a U.S. Embassy statement and a flood of attention for Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania. Read more