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Outcry at UVA Over Controversial Board Member

The new board member at the University of Virginia is an appointee of the Republican governor and the latest example of the increasing political polarization of higher education in the state.

An HBCU’s Football Woes Spotlight Lack of Resources

Florida A&M’s football team called out administrators after 26 players were declared ineligible for the season opener. Now the university is facing calls for accountability.

Vermont’s Lone Law School Branches Out

After years of declining enrollment and wobbly finances, Vermont Law School is rebranding and expanding its graduate degree offerings. Will the gambit pay off?

A Market Solution to Teacher Shortages Raises Alarms

For-profit “alternate route” teacher-preparation programs are gaining popularity. Some say they’re key to ending teacher shortages; others fear quality and retention will suffer.

Teacher Education Programs Desperately Seek Students

Education colleges and teacher preparation programs are creating new incentives to lure students, hoping to reverse years of enrollment declines and fill classroom vacancies.

Diversifying California’s Doctors

A new program seeks to create a pathway from California community colleges to medical schools. Advocates hope it will lead to a more diverse population of doctors and address acute physician shortages in some parts of the state.

HBCU Leaders Want More Federal Action After Threats

Leaders of historically Black colleges and universities are tired of waiting for results as an FBI investigation into campus bomb threats continues.

A Canceled Cancellation

University of Michigan handled controversy over a pro-life speaker at a ceremony for incoming medical students the right way, Scott Richard Lyons writes.