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Nebraska’s Critical Race Theory Debate

State’s governor says university regents should oppose discussions of structural racism and suggests censure by professors’ group is an “honor.”

Not-So-Fait Accompli

University of Vermont says announced cuts to the liberal arts are happening. The faculty says otherwise. The bigger story: how universities are seizing on COVID-19 to push through long-desired curricular and staffing reforms.

Is It Time for All Students to Take Ethnic Studies?

As ethnic studies requirements are put in place in California, capping years of struggle, educators discuss why it's important to talk about race in the classroom.

Putting Liberal Arts Programs on Ice

Faculty at Long Island University have raised concerns about a decision to freeze new enrollments in a number of liberal arts programs.

Should Computer Science Be Required?

At far too many institutions today, students who are not computer science majors encounter severe enrollment caps and watered-down or limited courses, writes Robert Sedgewick.

Guilford's Gamble

Guilford College is changing the way it does most everything in an effort to stem its enrollment decline. But officials say it is also leaning in to its mission.

The Future of Gen Ed

General education is under threat, but it's worth the fight. Advocates share war and success stories at Inside Higher Ed event.

What College Students Need Most

To many people, vocational education has often meant learning a trade, but a more profound and important meaning of the term has been coming back into use, writes David S. Cunningham.