Political Issues - Higher Education

Scholars Believe Supreme Court Likely to End Affirmative Action with Kavanaugh

by Monica Levitan and LaMont Jones | September 13, 2018
Scholars from coast to coast expect the Senate Judiciary Committee to confirm Supreme Court nom [...] Read more

APLU to Congress: Protect Dreamers

by | September 6, 2018
In a letter released on the one-year anniversary of the DACA rescission, the Association of Pub [...] Read more

University of Minnesota to Host 50th Anniversary Conference of Kerner Commission

by | September 4, 2018
In honor of the 50th celebration of the Kerner Commission, the University of Minnesota (UM) wil [...] Read more

UNC Leaders: ‘We do not support lawlessness’

by | August 22, 2018
Administrators from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the UNC System issued a [...] Read more

Colleges Wrestle with Issue of Using Students’ Fees for Controversial Speakers

by Jon Marcus | November 2, 2017
Should college students’ money be paying for controversial speakers and programs? Debate come [...] Read more

Q&A: Why Wiping of Georgia Elections Server at Kennesaw State Matters

by Frank Bajak, Associated Press | October 26, 2017
Election reform activists sued Georgia officials on July 3 demanding its highly questioned stat [...] Read more

UK Academics Irked by Letter Seeking Brexit Lecture Details

by Jill Lawless, Associated Press | October 24, 2017
LONDON — British academics accused a lawmaker from the governing Conservative Party on Tuesda [...] Read more

University of Florida President: Security Cost for Spencer Speech ‘Unfair’

by Associated Press | October 18, 2017
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A day before white nationalist Richard Spencer is scheduled to speak at t [...] Read more

Soros-founded University Urges Hungarian Government to Sign Deal

by Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press | October 17, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary — The rector of a university founded by financier and philanthropist George [...] Read more

Lawmaker: Kennesaw State Mascot Wrong to Rally for Kneeling Cheerleaders

by Associated Press |
KENNESAW, Ga. —  The student who wears the owl mascot costume at a Georgia public university [...] Read more

University of Cincinnati to Allow White Nationalist to Speak

by Dake Kang, Associated Press | October 16, 2017
CLEVELAND — The University of Cincinnati says it will allow White nationalist leader Richard [...] Read more

VA Abruptly Drops Plan to Suspend Ethics Law

by Hope Yen, Associated Press | October 11, 2017
WASHINGTON — The Department of Veterans Affairs abruptly dropped plans Wednesday to suspend a [...] Read more

Wisconsin Professors Raised Partisanship Worries Over Center

by Scott Bauer, Associated Press |
MADISON, Wis. — University of Wisconsin political science professors involved in the creation [...] Read more

Texas University Head Wants to Stop Donald Trump Jr. Speech

by Associated Press | October 5, 2017
DALLAS — The president of a Texas university wrote in an email to a professor that he is tryi [...] Read more

Hungary: George Soros-founded School Hopes for Imminent Deal

by Associated Press | October 3, 2017
BUDAPEST, Hungary — A university founded by Hungarian-American billionaire philanthropist Geo [...] Read more