Higher Education News and Jobs
Supporters Stop Where Scholar Last Seen in Illinois

Supporters Stop Where Scholar Last Seen in Illinois

by Associated Press | June 29, 2017
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — University of Illinois students and others from the wider community gathere [...] Read more
Heartbroken Jazz Aficionados Agree: Geri Allen Brought ‘Spirit to the Music’

Heartbroken Jazz Aficionados Agree: Geri Allen Brought ‘Spirit to the Music’

by Tiffany Pennamon | June 28, 2017
Geri Allen, the beloved jazz musician and director of jazz studies at the University of Pittsbu [...] Read more
Citadel President Rosa to Retire Next Summer After 12 Years

Citadel President Rosa to Retire Next Summer After 12 Years

by Associated Press |
CHARLESTON, S.C. — The president of South Carolina’s military college says he’ll retire n [...] Read more
Study: Pay for Public College Presidents Up 5.3 Percent

Study: Pay for Public College Presidents Up 5.3 Percent

by Collin Binkley, Associated Press |
Presidents of U.S. public colleges and universities saw their earnings climb by 5.3 percent las [...] Read more
Panel: New Jersey Colleges Offered Plan to Stem Sex Assaults

Panel: New Jersey Colleges Offered Plan to Stem Sex Assaults

by Associated Press | June 26, 2017
TRENTON, N.J. — Colleges need to gather data about sexual violence at their schools, set up c [...] Read more
Adjunct Who Posted About N. Korea Detainee Won’t Be Rehired

Adjunct Who Posted About N. Korea Detainee Won’t Be Rehired

by Associated Press |
WILMINGTON, Del. — The University of Delaware won’t rehire a professor who said a college s [...] Read more
Baylor: NCAA Investigation ‘Ongoing, Pending’

Baylor: NCAA Investigation ‘Ongoing, Pending’

by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press |
AUSTIN, Texas — The NCAA is conducting an “ongoing, pending investigation” into Baylor Un [...] Read more
Mystery of Missing Chinese Scholar Shakes Up University of Illinois

Mystery of Missing Chinese Scholar Shakes Up University of Illinois

by Michael Tarm and Didi Tang, Associated Press |
CHICAGO — Yingying Zhang, the daughter of a working-class factory driver from China, took the [...] Read more
N.J. College: Professor Fired for Racially Insensitive Remarks

N.J. College: Professor Fired for Racially Insensitive Remarks

by Associated Press | June 25, 2017
NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey community college has fired an adjunct professor after officials [...] Read more
Texas Ex-track Coach’s Discrimination Lawsuit Can Go Forward

Texas Ex-track Coach’s Discrimination Lawsuit Can Go Forward

by Jim Vertuno, Associated Press |
AUSTIN, Texas  — The Texas Supreme Court on Friday refused to block a sex and race discrimin [...] Read more
Faust Laid Foundation of Inclusion at Harvard

Faust Laid Foundation of Inclusion at Harvard

by Catherine Morris | June 21, 2017
In the wake of Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust’s recent announcement that she [...] Read more
Trinity College Closes Due to Threats Made After Professor’s Post

Trinity College Closes Due to Threats Made After Professor’s Post

by Associated Press |
HARTFORD, Conn. — A private college in Connecticut has closed its campus due to threats made [...] Read more
Essex County College Professor Questions Suspension Following TV Appearance

Essex County College Professor Questions Suspension Following TV Appearance

by Associated Press |
NEWARK, N.J. — An adjunct professor at a New Jersey community college is questioning why she [...] Read more
Title IX Investigation Closed at Liberty University

Title IX Investigation Closed at Liberty University

by Associated Press | June 20, 2017
LYNCHBURG, Va. — The U.S. Office for Civil Rights is closing a Title IX investigation at Libe [...] Read more
Ruth Simmons Named Prairie View Interim President

Ruth Simmons Named Prairie View Interim President

by Associated Press |
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Retired Brown University President Ruth Simmons, the first African-A [...] Read more