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Higher Education

  1. politics
    ‘I Will Be 55 Before I Am Fully Free’Five people on the high cost of not forgiving student-loan debt.
  2. higher education
    Student-Loan Debt Is ImmoralIf you’re angry at the idea of relief, you should be furious at the system.
  3. coronavirus
    ICE Makes International Students Choose Between Coronavirus Risk and DeportationICE’s new ruling requires that college students with visas take in-person courses, transfer to a campus with physical classes, or exit the U.S.
  4. higher education
    What Is College Without the Campus?This crisis will reshape higher education — and not just this fall.
  5. higher education
    The Coming Disruption to CollegeNYU Stern School of Business professor Scott Galloway predicts a handful of elite cyborg universities will soon monopolize higher education.
  6. coronavirus
    The Coming COVID-19 Higher-Ed DisasterPublic colleges and universities became a lot less “public” after the Great Recession. The coronavirus crisis could make it all a lot worse.
  7. higher education
    If Not Snapchat, What? A Guide to Stanford’s Non-Tech FiefdomsStanford is known for producing the tech industry’s elite class. But it’s also a good place for becoming a Master of the Universe in other arenas.
  8. higher education
    A New Study Illustrates One Easy Way to Increase Diversity on College CampusesNew research reinforces the systemic nature of the barriers low-income students encounter when they consider higher education.
  9. State Support for Colleges Declines As Student Diversity GrowsPublic higher education was hit hard by the Great Recession and a GOP wave in the states. Now, a more diverse student population may leave pols cold.
  10. legal challenges
    How Jeff Sessions Might Channel the Far-Right Crusade Against Affirmative ActionThe DOJ inserting itself into this debate would represent a dramatic break with history and prior practices.
  11. A Yale Dean Was Put on Leave for Writing Mean Yelp ReviewsThe residential-college dean referred to “white trash” and “low class folks” in the reviews.
  12. Iowa Legislator Proposes Hiring Quotas for Republican College FacultyAfter decades of conservative whining about liberal domination of college faculties, a legislator has finally come up with a solution.
  13. higher education
    ‘Homosexual Acts’ Now Okay at Baylor UniversityThey’re no longer a “misuse of God’s gift.”
  14. Columbia Student Art Project Protests Her RapistEmma Sulkowicz staged the piece of performance art as a protest against Columbia’s handling of her sexual-assault case.
  15. higher education
    NYU Really Sorry Its Abu Dhabi Campus Was Built by Abused WorkersThe school says it was misled about the conditions.
  16. sad things
    Frat Sued Over Harvard-Yale Tailgating DeathEighty-six members of Yale’s Sigma Phi Epsilon have been served with the suit.
  17. higher education
    Fordham to 2,500 Applicants: Congratulations! (Just Kidding)Screwing with applicants en masse.
  18. unfortunate quotes
    Fat-Shaming Professor Censured for Being a Jerk, Lying About itHe said he was doing “research.”
  19. higher education
    Chen Guangcheng-NYU Dispute Gets Chinese Spy Twist“Like a 007 thing.”
  20. higher education
    Are Anti-Abortion Groups Behind the Chen Guangcheng vs. NYU Beef?The Chinese dissident is working with conservative activists.
  21. higher education
    NYU Offers Top Talent a Path to Beachfront PropertyLoans for vacation homes then get forgiven.
  22. higher education
    Chen Guangcheng Says NYU Wants Him Gone Because of ChinaSays the university tried to stage-manage him.
  23. higher education
    NYU Says It Treated Chinese Activist Chen Guangcheng Like Albert EinsteinBut he’s leaving after a year.
  24. unfortunate quotes
    Professor Claims Fat-Shaming Tweet Was ‘Research’So he told his boss back in New Mexico.
  25. unfortunate quotes
    NYU Professor Immediately Regrets Fat-Shaming Potential StudentsOver willpower, no less.
  26. this is ivy league
    Harvard Team That Was Actually Supposed to Win CheatedThe university has been stripped of four quiz bowl championships.
  27. higher education
    Smart White Girls Had a Rough Time Gaining Admission to Top Schools This YearSuperstars wanted.
  28. the national interest
    Tuition Reform, Obama’s Best New IdeaGet ready for a new crusade against a different bloated industry: higher ed.
  29. the future is coming
    Facebook Investor Peter Thiel Thinks the Real Bubble Is Around Getting a College EducationGetting a college education isn’t cool.