higher education
Pro-Israel rally in D.C. draws 300,000, highlighting higher ed disconnect

A huge pro-Israel rally in Washington, D.C. demonstrates the growing disconnect between pro-Hamas sentiments in higher education and support for Israel from rest of the nation. The event drew nearly… Read More

November 16, 2023
New report: Fewer than five China-linked Confucius Institutes left on American college campuses

The number of Confucius Institutes on U.S. college campuses has diminished from about 100 in 2019 to fewer than five today, a new government report reveals. Read More

November 6, 2023
Higher education has to catch up with pace of new technology, says Ben Sasse in University of Florida inaugural speech

When former U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse was inaugurated president of the University of Florida Thursday, he promised to “transform the student experience to deliver even more… Read More

November 3, 2023
Public Education
Yale student newspaper retracts erroneous pro-Hamas editorial ‘notes,’ cites unsubstantiated threats against staff

The Yale Daily News (YDN) has issued a retraction of its editor’s notes claiming a lack of evidence of Hamas terrorism in the Palestinian group’s October attack on Israel. Critics… Read More

November 2, 2023
Notre Dame students lead charge against campus drag show defended by school administration

Students at the University of Notre Dame are encouraging community members and alumni to speak out against an upcoming campus drag show scheduled for Friday. The drag event is the… Read More

October 31, 2023
Public Education
Antisemitism on college campuses is so bad, even the Biden admin is stepping in

(The Daily Signal) – President Joe Biden’s administration unveiled a new plan Monday to combat the “alarming” rise in antisemitic rhetoric and violence on college campuses since the… Read More

October 31, 2023
Wisconsin lawmakers push for more free speech protections at UW schools

(The Center Square) – Republicans at the Wisconsin Capitol say students need free speech protections on University of Wisconsin campuses. The Assembly Committee on Colleges and University held a public hearing… Read More

October 30, 2023
Public Education
Grade inflation leads to resignation, retirement and job hunting at James Madison University 

Pressure to inflate grades at James Madison University has caused one professor to resign, another to retire early and others to be actively job searching. The pressure to give higher… Read More

October 27, 2023
Public Education
Jewish group warns about radical California faculty pushing antisemitism through K-12 ethnic studies lessons

A group fighting antisemitism says radical faculty in the University of California system (UC) are promoting anti-Jewish sentiments by pushing ethnic studies requirements in K-12 education in the state. The AMCHA… Read More

October 26, 2023
Public Education
Classic Learning Test enjoys influx of students wanting to take the revolutionary exam

The Classic Learning Test has skyrocketed in popularity since being approved for admissions use in Florida’s public universities. The classically minded test was… Read More

October 23, 2023
Why is the Education Department afraid of innovation in higher ed?

(The Daily Signal) – Online learning has revolutionized higher education, but a recent move by the federal Department of Education is threatening to tear down systems that… Read More

October 19, 2023
Christian Schools
Catholic college offers expedited transfers for Jewish students facing antisemitism at other universities

(Daily Caller News Foundation) – The president of a Catholic college in Ohio announced the creation of an “expedited transfer process” for Jewish students who are facing antisemitism at other… Read More

October 19, 2023
Public Education
Pro-terror, pro-Hamas campus activists need consequences over support of violence, says media expert

University campuses across the country violent rhetoric and student support of vicious attacks against Israel by Hamas this week without the fear of consequences, one media expert told The Lion. Read More

October 12, 2023
Public Education
Class at Washington University in St Louis claims nutrition is racist, urges students to promote puberty blockers despite new Missouri law

Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis is pushing the idea that nutrition is somehow racist, and is still advocating for cross-sex hormones despite a new Missouri law banning… Read More

October 9, 2023
Biden administration cherry picks data, targets private colleges with updated rule

The U.S. Department of Education is updating its rules ostensibly to protect Americans from excessive student debts. But the rule actually targets private colleges while public universities are off the… Read More

October 6, 2023
Public Education
Miami of Ohio cuts gender studies, CRT majors, citing low enrollment

Miami University of Ohio has announced it’s cutting a number of low enrollment majors, including women, gender and sexuality studies and race and ethnic studies. The announcement comes as the… Read More

October 2, 2023
Public Education
‘Grade grubbing.’ Some high school and college students want good grades without the work, says survey

A survey of nearly 300 high school teachers and college professors found that students frequently ask for better grades than they’ve earned, also known as grade… Read More

September 11, 2023
Baylor University receives religious exemption on Title IX from U.S. Department of Education

A Christian university formally received a Title IX exemption allowing the school to uphold its religious beliefs on sexuality. Over the weekend, Baylor University was approved for a Title IX… Read More

August 14, 2023
Missouri Rep. Cori Bush received $15K from university for lectures on reparations

Missouri U.S. Rep. Cori Bush received $15,000 from George Mason University for lecturing students on reparations, according to financial disclosure filings. Fox News first reported on the payments and… Read More

August 14, 2023
Public Education
Florida may become the first state to approve classical admissions test for college

A Florida college board could make the state the first to offer a classical exam for public college admissions as an alternative to the SAT and ACT. The proposed college… Read More

August 8, 2023