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Just 5 Universities Produce One-Eighth of the Nation’s Tenure-Track Professors

Just five universities have produced one-eighth of the tenure-track professors at American doctoral institutions, and 80 percent of such professors…

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The Ukraine Dilemma: U.S. Colleges Debate Whether to Sever or Sustain Ties with Russia

Apple, Netflix, McDonald’s, General Motors — these American brands are among nearly 400 companies to announce they are pulling out…

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‘Completely Unacceptable’: Required Land Acknowledgment Comes Under Fire at San Diego State

Faculty members at San Diego State University will meet Tuesday to reconsider a policy that has raised eyebrows nationwide: a…

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A Covid ‘New Normal’ Is Coming to Campus. Here’s What That Could Look Like.

It’s a paradoxical time in the arc of the Covid-19 pandemic. On the one hand, record numbers of people, including…

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Why Colleges Struggle to Root Out Professor Misconduct, in One Deposition

In a recent deposition, Barbara J. Wilson, a former dean at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, told lawyers she’d…

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What Asian American Student Activists Want

These days, the leaders of Vanderbilt University’s Asian American Student Association meet on Tuesday nights over Zoom. They had all…

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Should College Students Be Prioritized for Covid-19 Vaccines Now?

As the supply of Covid-19 vaccines begins to widen toward meeting the immense demand, some observers have proposed that policy…

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The Surveilled Student

The message, tucked in a routine fall-planning email to Oakland University students, took Tyler Dixon by surprise. Along with wearing…

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The College Where 1 in 4 Students Got Coronavirus

About halfway through the fall semester, Jessica Floyd, a curly haired undergraduate studying nursing at Central Methodist University, started feeling…

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Covid-19 Has Robbed Faculty Parents of Time for Research. Especially Mothers.

Female academic parents — especially those with younger children — have disproportionately lost research time during the pandemic, according to…

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