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What’s Driving Presidential Turnover in Mississippi?

Four presidents have left Mississippi’s eight public institutions since last June, with little explanation. Critics say the system board’s hiring practices are largely to blame.

DeSantis Signs Bill to Defund DEI

Florida governor Ron DeSantis has officially signed legislation that will ban state dollars from going to diversity, equity and inclusion...

Florida Senate Rejects New College Trustee Choice

The Florida Senate rejected one of the six New College of Florida trustees Republican governor Ron DeSantis appointed to force...

Former Virginia Governor Calls for Firing of VCU President

Former Virginia governor L. Douglas Wilder is calling for a state investigation and the firing of Virginia Commonwealth University president...

South Florida State College Presidential Search Fails

Another Florida presidential search has failed. All three finalists for the position at South Florida State College withdrew their applications...

FIU Faculty Senate Votes No Confidence in Chair Over Reforms

The Faculty Senate at Florida International University narrowly voted no confidence in chairwoman Deanne Butchey on Tuesday due to what...
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Texas Supreme Court Says Universities Can Revoke Degrees

A Texas Supreme Court majority has ruled that two major public university systems in the state can revoke degrees received through academic misconduct.

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After DEI, Conservatives Attack ESG

Republican governors in 18 states vowed to go after the use of environmental, social and governance criteria in investing. Such legislation could impact college endowments.