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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Resigns

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos submitted a resignation letter on Thursday following Wednesday's insurrection at the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump.  In...

Biden Makes Historic Cabinet Nominations for Climate Change

On Thursday, President-elect Joe Biden selected Democratic New Mexico Rep. Deb Haaland as Secretary of Interior, making her the first Indigenous person to serve...

Education Department Launches Free Speech Hotline for Higher Ed Community

During a December 8 meeting, the U.S. Department of Education announced a new national free speech hotline email where individuals can report First Amendment...

Trump Administration Reinstates DACA After Federal Directive

The Trump administration has restored the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program after a federal judge in Brooklyn ordered the immigration policy to...

Updates to U.S. Citizenship Test Unfair, Experts Say

New revisions to the U.S. naturalization test by the Trump administration are more challenging and lengthier than before, according to the U.S. Citizenship and...

Princeton to Pay Nearly $1 Million in Gender Pay Discrimination Settlement

Princeton University has agreed to pay $925,000 in employee back payment and at least $250,000 in future salary adjustments to resolve allegations of compensation...

Experts Explain the Continuing Drop in International Enrollment and What Higher...

Declines in international student enrollment are a growing concern at American institutions of higher education. Since the start of the fall 2019 semester, data released...

OFCCP Regulations Update: Reflections on Director Patricia Shiu’s Departure

November 2016 marked the end of Patricia Shiu’s role as director of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP),...