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College and University Reactions to Charlottesville Attacks

Higher education leaders reacted swiftly to the display of racism, bigotry and hatred in Charlottesville, Virginia over the weekend. As a resource, we offer below a sampling of statements by presidents, chancellors and provosts.

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7 Higher Ed Trends to Prepare for in 2017

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January is the time when we say good-bye to the previous 12 months and look ahead to the next ones. It’s clear that 2016 was an especially turbulent year for higher education. What’s on tap for 2017? Read our essay in Inside Higher Education on the top trends that college and university leaders should be prepared for in 2017.

Setting Boundaries for Media Access on Campus

The clash between news reporters, protesters and faculty at the University of Missouri has sparked a dialogue about First Amendment rights, media coverage of protest and why protesters might not want the news media in their midst.

Not surprisingly, the news media are reporting the incident as a violation of freedom of the press, and they may be right. But there are boundaries when it comes to media access on campus, and it’s worth discussing them.Image for blog on media access Continue reading