What are the top 10 most regretted college majors? What may just as noteworthy as what’s on that list is that nearly half of all current job seekers regret their choice of college major, a new ZipRecruiter survey says. Read more
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Google will pay $391.5m (£330m) to settle allegations about how it collects data from users. Read more
A campus closure can be a heartbreaking experience for students, alumni and college communities. And when it happens suddenly, without warning, it can do lasting academic damage, throwing a student’s education wildly off track. Read more
Ministries and rectors in Austria and Slovakia are yet to reach agreements on the extra funding needed to cover surging costs Read more
It is the duty and responsibility of every nation to act on climate, US President Joe Biden has said at the UN summit COP27. Read more
Students at the University of Alabama could soon be required to take fewer writing, humanities and history courses as faculty vote on a major change to general education requirements this week. Read more
One of the biggest original Mooc providers is ‘entering a new chapter’, its chief executive has told staff, amid a gloomier financial climate Read more
A new virtual reality program at George Mason University will help faculty learn how to fight racism and their “implicit bias.” Read more
Children not eligible for free school meals are coming to school with mouldy bread, empty wraps and in some cases nothing at all, according to teachers who told the Guardian they had never seen such desperation in the communities they serve. Read more
Say what you want about the state of the economy and how it’s creating headaches for higher education institutions, but that doesn’t stop those who have mastered the art of fundraising. Read more