A committee at Georgetown University law school is re-evaluating its policies on student protests after a demonstration prevented a speaker's speech. Some law students believe the move will chill free speech.
Northeastern University plants another flag out of state with a research institute in Maine's largest city. Perhaps surprisingly, Maine's colleges seem to be welcoming the move.

Accreditation and Student Learning

The state's university system aims to become first in the nation to accredit its institutions jointly instead of individually. Officials say it will help meet challenges of tighter budgets and shrinking numbers of students.
With federal Parent PLUS loans now accounting for a quarter of borrowing for undergraduates, new data reinforce concern about parents' ability to repay the loans.


As much as finances should not matter in making an admissions decision, they should matter when we work to create an equitable and accessible educational experience, Lara Tiedens argues.

Career Advice

Kevin Brown gives three reasons he decided to make it a policy in his classroom.
Lifelong learning is essential for a successful career, which creates opportunities for universities to empower more students to achieve their goals. Explore trends that are enabling higher education institutions to personalize the student journey, strengthen outcomes, and sustain enduring success.


Conversations on Diversity

January 28, 2020
Our physical spaces have grown more diverse, but our social circles are more homogeneous.

University of Venus

January 27, 2020
The season of conferences.

Just Visiting

January 26, 2020
Introducing the Teaching Labor Wage Gap Calculator.


January 26, 2020
The importance of extracurricular engagement in grad school.
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