18 février 2017

Beginning of a Movement

HomeBy Emily Tate. Tens of thousands of students and academics join Women’s March on Washington. Read more...

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Trump Backlash at Howard

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As the White House and congressional Republicans plan overtures to black colleges, activists on one campus rally to bar the president from campus. Read more...

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Decision Day for DeVos

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. The Senate education committee is set to vote today on the nomination of Betsy DeVos in an unusually contentious confirmation process for an education secretary. Read more...

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Communication Chill

HomeBy Andrew Kreighbaum. As EPA freezes grants, agencies issue internal guidance to employees on outside communications, stirring fears of political interference in science. Read more...

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Johnson Amendment and Higher Education

HomeBy Paul Fain. President Trump on Thursday repeated a campaign pledge by promising to "destroy" the Johnson Amendment, a 1954 federal provision that bans political activity by nonprofit organizations, including colleges and churches. Read more...

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Parchment to Host Digital Credentials

HomeBy Paul Fain. The company announced this week that college students could use Parchment to create a "personal vault for their digital credentials, from which they can share on their social networks and with potential employers online." Read more...

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Forceful Response

HomeBy Paul Fain. The Trump administration’s entry ban triggered wide condemnation from colleges, associations, faculty groups and others in higher education. Read more...

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Laureate Goes Public

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. For-profit Laureate Education becomes a publicly held company and the first such company to adopt benefit status, signaling its intent to focus on mission as well as money. Read more...

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Coping With Zero in Arizona

HomeBy Ashley A. Smith. Since losing all state funding two years ago, two large Arizona community colleges struggle with declining enrollments and budget cuts. Read more...

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Trump Says New Order on Immigration Possible

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. President Trump on Friday said he might sign a “brand-new order” on immigration as enforcement of his Jan. 27 executive order barring entry into the U.S. for nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries remains halted by the courts. Read more...

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