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Regardless of how Donald J. Trump fares on Election Day, he will have profoundly altered not just American politics, but also the way many American professors teach political science.
Ohio Dominican University announced Thursday it is freezing undergraduate tuition, room and board rates for the 2017-2018 academic year. Tuition for undergraduate students will remain at $15,250 per semester.
Protesters delivered a petition to Brigham Young U. officials last spring over their handling of sexual-assault cases at the Mormon institution. The university announced this week that it will grant amnesty to students who run afoul of BYU’s Honor Code when they report cases of sexual violence. Brigham Young University garnered praise this week for announcing that it would grant students who report sexual violence immunity from being investigated for conduct violations that occur at or near the time of the assault.
The possible closure of Johns Hopkins University’s 50-year-old interdisciplinary Humanities Center is facing sharp criticism from students and faculty members alike. They say the center merits a place on campus and are citing concerns about faculty autonomy over the curriculum, the university’s explicit commitment to graduate study and the humanities, and donor influence in academic matters.
Micere Keels writes: I have spent the past three years tracking more than 500 black and Latino students across their first three years of college to better understand the factors that could increase their likelihood of degree attainment. Over the course of this work, one question kept coming to mind: How did so many of them arrive on a campus having thought so little about why go to college -- and why that college in particular?
But one of the perceived disadvantages – the high cost of attending a small private school – is considered a myth by college administrators and professionals. Or, at the very least, an exaggeration.
Hillary Clinton thinks that American schools are succeeding overall, but would bring a “sense of urgency” to addressing the educational inequality that is leaving many children and young adults behind. She believes the federal government should take a strong hand in addressing their plight, which is compounded by a concentration of poverty and segregation. That is how Christopher Edley, Jr., a senior policy adviser to Clinton, described the Democratic nominee’s educational views
Education Department releases regulations to protect student borrowers against fraudulent and abusive institutions. Although rules are aimed at for-profit colleges, critics say they could have repercussions for all colleges.
Total education borrowing declined for the fifth consecutive year in 2015-2016, according to a report released Wednesday by The College Board.
Oliver B. Tomlin III writes: Thankfully, after many years, the chief diversity officer (CDO) position is getting its due on college campuses. Institutions have come to realize just how critical a CDO is to getting things done regarding diversity and inclusion as well as to legitimizing these efforts in the eyes of constituents.
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