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Affirmative action policies aim to increase the representation of minorities in higher education.
 
Florida is now one of several states that have legislated against teaching Critical Race Theory (CRT) in the classroom.
Florida is now one of several states that have legislated against teaching Critical Race Theory (CRT) in the classroom.
 
There are several notable differences between the higher education systems in the United States and the United Kingdom.
There are several notable differences between the higher education systems in the United States and the United Kingdom.
 
In March, the North Carolina legislature appointed five new members to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.
In March, the North Carolina legislature appointed five new members to the University of North Carolina Board of Governors.
 
Students across the country report that they are being left in the dark about their grades.
Students across the country report that they are being left in the dark about their grades.
 
In a new law that will change the direction of higher education in the United Kingdom, the British government is drafting the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill, which might require universities to defend free speech and freedom of expression.
In a new law that will change the direction of higher education in the United Kingdom, the British government is drafting the Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Bill, which might require universities to defend free speech and freedom of expression.
 
The University of North Carolina system includes 16 universities, from large campuses with high research activity to small liberal arts institutions.
The University of North Carolina system includes 16 universities, from large campuses with high research activity to small liberal arts institutions.
 
As American higher ed prepares for the on-campus experience again, college leaders are encountering a problem: whether they can (or should) mandate th
As American higher ed prepares for the on-campus experience again, college leaders are encountering a problem: whether they can (or should) mandate th
 
As students’ grades are falling at alarming rates, so too is their mental health.
 
Everything that the UNC system and its constituent institutions do is dependent on a generous inflow of money.
Everything that the UNC system and its constituent institutions do is dependent on a generous inflow of money.
 
Netflix’s documentary Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal tells the story of rich parents bribing their children’s way into their college of choice.
Netflix’s documentary Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal tells the story of rich parents bribing their children’s way into their college of choice.
 
Over 20 percent of college students come from lower-income families, according to Inside Higher Ed.
 
The overall success of online education is being hindered by the fact that some classes just aren’t meant for online instruction.
The overall success of online education is being hindered by the fact that some classes just aren’t meant for online instruction.
 
Free speech in higher ed is threatened, and leaders in our academic institutions won’t save it.
 
Some new faces might be on the UNC Board of Governors this year, as 12 members’ four-year terms are set to expire.
Some new faces might be on the UNC Board of Governors this year, as 12 members’ four-year terms are set to expire.
 
It only took a global pandemic to force public and private universities to cut their spending.
 
All students enrolled in UNC system institutions are required to have health insurance coverage.
 
The mental stress for college students sparked by COVID-19 is showing up in campus mental health centers.
 
A short-lived report quickly torched by the new Biden administration provides a pathway for those who seek to return to a classical structure of higher education.
A short-lived report quickly torched by the new Biden administration provides a pathway for those who seek to return to a classical structure of higher education.
 
The fall 2020 semester did not go as planned for most students and many felt that their universities failed them.
The fall 2020 semester did not go as planned for most students and many felt that their universities failed them.
 
Students listened to public health advice for 2020: stay at home.
 
Last week, Congress approved the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, a $2.4 trillion spending package that includes $23 billion in aid for public and non-profit colleges and universities.
Last week, Congress approved the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021, a $2.4 trillion spending package that includes $23 billion in aid for public and non-profit colleges and universities.
 
Three universities in North Carolina host chapters of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, a group with ties to the Chinese government.
Three universities in North Carolina host chapters of the Chinese Students and Scholars Association, a group with ties to the Chinese government.
 
Although most universities have moved classes online since the spring, hundreds of thousands of dollars have been spent to ensure that the campus facilities still open are kept clean and safe for use.
Although most universities have moved classes online since the spring, hundreds of thousands of dollars have been spent to ensure that the campus facilities still open are kept clean and safe for use.
 
Many students since the pandemic have questioned whether they should attend graduate school or change their career plans altogether.
Many students since the pandemic have questioned whether they should attend graduate school or change their career plans altogether.
 
As college classes go online, one group of students is ignored: those with learning disabilities.
 
Accreditation agencies have the responsibility of judging whether colleges are offering students a quality education.
 
Elite colleges are quick to take foreign donations, but slow to inform the federal government.
 
Students are paying a higher price tag for college, but is the quality of their education also increasing, or at least staying stable?
Students are paying a higher price tag for college, but is the quality of their education also increasing, or at least staying stable?
 
Since the pandemic, many colleges have gone from giving letter grades to offering students a pass/fail grading option for their courses.
Since the pandemic, many colleges have gone from giving letter grades to offering students a pass/fail grading option for their courses.
 
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) came out with the largest survey of students and campus life, showing the predictable divisions along class, political beliefs, and gender.
The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) came out with the largest survey of students and campus life, showing the predictable divisions along class, political beliefs, and gender.
 
The abrupt switch to online classes was shocking for tens of thousands of students and professors across the country.
 
Colleges and universities across the country don’t require students to study history.
 
On July 13, a dozen people from the Union Soldier Campaign protested to get leaders of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to drop “Tar Heels” as the school’s nickname.
On July 13, a dozen people from the Union Soldier Campaign protested to get leaders of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to drop “Tar Heels” as the school’s nickname.
 
Two recent British policy briefs on academic freedom and university reforms provide some broad suggestions applicable to colleges, British or otherwise.
Two recent British policy briefs on academic freedom and university reforms provide some broad suggestions applicable to colleges, British or otherwise.
 
Fordham University student Austin Tong has found himself in hot water over a protest picture on Instagram.
 
On June 17, the Board of Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill voted to end the moratorium on renaming campus buildings associated with white supremacy or slavery.
On June 17, the Board of Trustees at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill voted to end the moratorium on renaming campus buildings associated with white supremacy or slavery.
 
About 67 percent of four-year colleges plan to re-open in the fall for in-person classes, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education.
About 67 percent of four-year colleges plan to re-open in the fall for in-person classes, according to The Chronicle of Higher Education.
 
As schools have moved online due to the coronavirus, they have partnered with proctoring services to monitor online exams and prevent cheating.
As schools have moved online due to the coronavirus, they have partnered with proctoring services to monitor online exams and prevent cheating.
 
The term “free speech zone” can be misleading. While the name implies a policy that promotes free expression, free speech zones do the opposite.
The term “free speech zone” can be misleading. While the name implies a policy that promotes free expression, free speech zones do the opposite.
 
The spring semester saw college campuses close and rush to remote instruction.
 
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