Twelve women sued Liberty University Tuesday, claiming they were victims of sexual assault or other sexual misconduct and that the university not only failed to help them, but made the campus more dangerous through its policies.
The ruling could be influential as colleges across the country are preparing to reopen and deciding how to protect campuses from the ongoing public health threat of the virus.
While pausing student loan payments and wage garnishment amid economic hardships caused by the pandemic, the Education Department is fighting borrowers in court seeking relief from their debt through bankruptcy.
The Education Department has agreed to comply with a court order granting 7,200 former students of the defunct for-profit chain, Corinthian Colleges, a full discharge of their federal student loans.
Fewer students from lower-income households will be asked for additional verification of their financial information this year, as the Education Department worries about the impact of the pandemic on that vulnerable population.
UNC-Chapel Hill delayed the journalist's tenure offer, then she went elsewhere. Students say they wanted the representation she would've brought.
About 40 students had been evacuated Tuesday "out of an abundance of caution."
The Education Department is cancelling the loans of more than 1,800 people defrauded by defunct for-profit chains Westwood College, Marinello Schools of Beauty and the Court Reporting Institute.
Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance, a state agency that manages student loans and grants for the Education Department, is ending its role as a federal student loan servicer at the end of the year.
The university is renovating the lower level of its New South building. Students will live in a campus hotel for at least a week.
The hires of Nikole Hannah-Jones and Ta-Nehisi Coates, who are highly regarded writers who have each produced high-impact work on urgent questions about race in America, are a major recruiting victory for Howard University.
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The battle over critical race theory continues.
The meeting followed weeks of debate over why trustees of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill had not acted on the recommendations of faculty and administrators to approve a tenured journalism faculty position for the Pulitzer Prize winner who conceived the 1619 Project for the New York Times.
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Threats to a school district and more.
For the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a critical moment is nearing in the showdown over a tenure bid for journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones.
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Perimeter has a "laser-like focus on enhancing students’ sense of belonging."
Eight students have challenged Indiana University’s coronavirus vaccine requirement, arguing that the school’s mandate violates their constitutional rights and state law.
More than 500 colleges and universities plan to require vaccination for at least some students and employees. There is a stark red-blue divide: Most of the mandates are in states President Biden carried in 2020.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is impeding the confirmation of James Kvaal, President Biden’s pick to head higher-education policy at the Education Department, to secure commitments on student loan reforms.