The Scan Archives

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April, 2024

March, 2024

03.29.24
Leadership voices, free speech, research security, mathematics

03.28.24
Enrollment, shared governance, sports betting, rural students

03.27.24
New schools, federal budget, activism watch, civil discourse

03.26.24
Philanthropy, financial aid, labor unions, international education

03.25.24
Student experience, antisemitism, viewpoint diversity, testing

03.24.24
The Weekly Scan

03.22.24
Four-year degrees, financial challenges, defending diversity, awards

03.21.24
Presidential searches, politics, paying athletes, global science

03.20.24
Computer science, FAFSA, assault on DEI, staff compensation

03.19.24
Strategy, research funding, academic freedom, civic engagement

03.18.24
Leadership voices, international students, divestment, donor influence

03.17.24
The Weekly Scan

03.15.24
AI, politics & enrollment, public health, understanding students

03.14.24
Free college, antisemitism, civil discourse, research integrity

03.13.24
Biden budget, admissions, DEI attacks, three-year degrees

03.12.24
Value, financial pressures, labor unions, civic engagement

03.11.24
Legacy admissions, post affirmative action, politics, partnerships

03.10.24
The Weekly Scan

03.08.24
Leadership voices, FAFSA issues, degree requirements, Harvard

03.07.24
Philanthropy, tuition increases, antisemitism, free speech

03.06.24
Federal budget, admissions testing, athletics, data science

03.05.24
Governing boards, Georgia killings, student visas, student media

03.04.24
Strategy, combating hazing, antisemitism, state legislation

03.03.24
The Weekly Scan

03.01.24
Leadership voices, faculty conflicts, activism, civil discourse

February, 2024

02.29.24
Enrollment growth, mergers, free speech, research security

02.28.24
New presidents, admissions testing, assault on DEI, housing

02.27.24
Philanthropy, ROI of college, LGBTQ climate, Black history

02.26.24
Future of higher ed, financial aid, campus safety, embryo ruling

02.25.24
The Weekly Scan

02.23.24
Admissions, governing boards, financial pressures, climate surveys

02.22.24
Animal science, student debt, protest policies, online education

02.21.24
Philanthropy, campus climate, labor unions, access barriers

02.20.24
Presidential pay, academic freedom, assault on DEI, completion

02.19.24
Transitions, reckoning with slavery, antisemitism, activism watch

02.18.24
The Weekly Scan

02.16.24
AI strategy, endowments, admissions testing, trust in science

02.15.24
Leadership voices, legacy admissions, state legislation, rankings

02.14.24
Research impact, antisemitism, shooting anniversary, activism

02.13.24
.Value, ethnic studies, FAFSA troubles, student engagement

02.12.24
Strategy, enrollment cliff, tax policy, transfer students

02.11.24
The Weekly Scan

02.09.24
Philanthropy, institutional speech, public higher ed, rankings

02.08.24
Campus expansion, activism watch, careers, student voices

02.07.24
Leadership voices, financial aid, campus climate, civil discourse

02.06.24
Strategy, 2024-25 tuition, athletics unions, museum collections

02.05.24
Admissions testing, free college, FAFSA issues, Harvard updates

02.04.24
The Weekly Scan

02.02.24
Public perception, activism watch, free speech, microcredentials

02.01.24
Research funding, assault on DEI, international students, athletics

January, 2024

01.31.24
Leadership challenges, online education, politics, admissions & aid

01.30.24
Philanthropy, admissions, academic freedom & speech, student media

01.29.24
Public higher ed, sociology, FAFSA, undocumented students

01.28.24
The Weekly Scan

01.26.24
Transitions, financial pressures, affordability, more on enrollment

01.25.24
Strategy, leadership challenges, antisemitism, research integrity

01.24.24
Enrollment, mental health, legal issues, activism watch

01.23.24
Leadership voices, faculty unions, hazing, financial aid

01.22.24
Partnerships, Harvard developments, assault on DEI, humanities

01.21.24
The Weekly Scan

01.19.24
Philanthropy, value, academic freedom, public perception

01.18.24
Leadership voices, free expression, assault on DEI, transfer students

01.17.24
Admissions landscape, HBCUs, donor influence, Harvard board

01.16.24
College presidency, AI strategy, academic integrity, education policy

01.14.24
The Weekly Scan

01.12.24
Leadership voices, Harvard fallout, civic engagement, dining

01.11.24
Philanthropy, financial aid, labor unions, civil discourse

01.10.24
Research funding, graduate education, politics, activism watch

01.09.24
Health equity & access, governing boards, crisis management, athletics

01.08.24
Admissions, academic integrity, presidential searches, liberal arts

01.07.24
The Weekly Scan

01.05.24
Strategy, Harvard fallout, attacks on DEI, student voices

01.04.24
Political attacks, campus climate, presidential searches, pay equity

01.03.24
Leadership voices, Harvard president, free speech, men in college

01.02.24
Leadership pressures, governing boards, FAFSA, public higher ed

December, 2023

November, 2023

11.30.23
Presidential searches, free college, Vermont shootings, accreditation

11.29.23
Enrollment, assault on DEI, repatriation, economic impact

11.28.23
Leadership voices, campus climate, coaching payouts, building boom

11.27.23
Value, tuition trends, faculty speech, career preparation

11.22.23
Philanthropy, test optional, rural students, climate change

11.21.23
Leadership voices, governing boards, free speech, study abroad

11.20.23
Strategy, adult students, LGBTQ climate, combating hate

11.19.23
The Weekly Scan

11.17.23
Elite higher ed, financial aid, student organizations, rankings

11.16.23
Donor influence, academic freedom, violent crime, humanities

11.15.23
Transitions, labor unions, research integrity, prison education

11.14.23
Philanthropy, international students, civil discourse, land acquisition

11.13.23
Transfer students, activism watch, campus safety, leadership voices

11.12.23
The Weekly Scan

11.10.23
Federal budget, financial issues, AI guidelines, more on veterans

11.09.23
Legacy admissions, first-gen students, legal issues, college athletics

11.08.23
Enrollment, political neutrality, cybersecurity, trust in science

11.07.23
Value, political interference, public higher ed, DEI efforts

11.06.23
Leadership voices, campus safety, budget cuts, military veterans

11.05.23
The Weekly Scan

11.03.23
Transitions, online education, civil discourse, workforce needs

11.02.23
Carnegie classifications, cost, adjunct faculty, combating hate

11.01.23
Endowments, activism watch, postdoctoral fellows, rankings

October, 2023

10.31.23
Leadership voices, antisemitism, women in the academy, DEI

10.30.23
Strategy, free speech efforts, labor unions, civic engagement

10.29.23
The Weekly Scan

10.27.23
Enrollment, Lewiston shootings, faculty speech, student voices

10.26.23
Higher ed policy, Israel-Hamas conflict, free speech, arts & culture

10.25.23
Regional science hubs, mental health, campus safety, debt relief

10.24.23
Admissions fairness, Hispanic students, activism watch, bridging divides

10.23.23
Leadership voices, donor influence, political interference, partnerships

10.22.23
The Weekly Scan

10.20.23
Leadership voices, student well-being, substance use, enrollment

10.19.23
Strategy, brain drain, community colleges, town & gown

10.18.23
Federal funding, activism watch, diversity & inclusion, student parents

10.17.23
Philanthropy, financial aid, campus safety, remote work

10.16.23
Transitions, donor pressures, political neutrality, tech transfer

10.15.23
The Weekly Scan

10.13.23
Campus conflict, endowments, admissions testing, breakthrough science

10.12.23
International students, Israel-Hamas conflict, housing, degree requirements

10.11.23
Enrollment, study abroad, academic freedom, reckoning with history

10.10.23
Leadership voices, Israel-Gaza war, Native Americans, direct admissions

10.09.23
Future of higher ed, affirmative action, state funding, mathematics

10.08.23
The Weekly Scan

10.06.23
Global science, student debt, sexual abuse, student voting

10.05.23
New presidents, education divide, campus safety, New College

10.04.23
Philanthropy, financial aid, free speech, STEM diversity

10.03.23
Strategy, gainful employment, labor unions, teacher shortage

10.02.23
Leadership voices, financial challenges, research integrity, internships

10.01.23
The Weekly Scan

September, 2023

09.29.23
Research funding, presidential searches, admissions diversity, migrants

09.28.23
Free college, government shutdown, enrollment rebounds, rankings

09.27.23
Philanthropy, artificial intelligence, local taxes, combating hazing

09.26.23
Cost transparency, leadership turmoil, tenure, student housing

09.25.23
Leadership voices, credentials, academic freedom, mental health

09.24.23
The Weekly Scan

09.22.23
Leadership voices, admissions, staff retention, understanding students

09.21.23
Online education, mergers, diversity & inclusion, more on rankings

09.20.23
Strategy, affirmative action, free expression, faculty & staff pay

09.19.23
Public perception, athletics misconduct, climate activism, generative AI

09.18.23
Quantum science, U.S. News rankings, financial woes, labor union

09.17.23
The Weekly Scan

09.15.23
Leadership voices, completion, immigrant students, politics on campus

09.14.23
HBCUs, admissions testing, gun violence, managing COVID

09.13.23
Presidential searches, enrollment, federal budget, LGBTQ climate

09.12.23
Aid & access, academic freedom, town & gown, athletes & CTE

09.11.23
Philanthropy, research impact, admissions changes, severe heat

09.10.23
The Weekly Scan

09.08.23
Leadership voices, social mobility, dual enrollment, immigrant students

09.07.23
Strategy, three-year degrees, activism watch, rankings season

09.06.23
Public perception, artificial intelligence, labor unions, orientation

09.05.23
Transitions, admissions fairness, conference realignment, civic engagement

09.01.23
Increasing access, campus safety, employee salaries, languages

August, 2023

July, 2023

07.31.23
Diversity & inclusion, program cuts, LQBTQ+ climate, student media

07.30.23
The Weekly Scan

07.28.23
Departures, financial aid, economics climate, student success

07.27.23
AI, regional publics, affirmative action, understanding students

07.26.23
Leadership voices, legacy admissions, ethnic studies, paying athletes

07.25.23
Access & equity, Latino students, hazing culture, using data

07.24.23
Philanthropy, Diversity Battles, Student Debt, Job Market

07.23.23
The Weekly Scan

07.21.23
Research integrity, affirmative action, HBCUs, brain drain

07.20.23
Transitions, legacy admissions, sexual misconduct, intellectual diversity

07.19.23
Presidential pay, Chinese ties, FAU search, homeless students

07.18.23
Leadership voices, admissions changes, federal budget, free speech

07.17.23
Public perception, free college, access & equity, social media

07.16.23
The Weekly Scan

07.14.23
Data science, tuition increases, affirmative action, rankings

07.13.23
Mergers, financial headwinds, legacy admissions, student debt

07.12.23
Leadership voices, admissions, STEM diversity, academic parents

07.11.23
Research centers, financial aid, athletics hazing, labor unions

07.10.23
Closures, online education, AI and science, regional development

07.09.23
The Weekly Scan

07.07.23
Value, foreign influence, defending diversity, fixing admissions

07.06.23
Leadership voices, legacy admissions, cybersecurity, prison education

07.05.23
Transitions, admissions changes, student debt, state legislation

07.02.23
The Weekly Scan

June, 2023

06.30.23
Spotlight on Supreme Court’s affirmative action ruling

06.29.23
Foundation giving, tuition freezes, mathematics, degree requirements

06.28.23
Strategy, state funding, Jewish students, legal issues

06.27.23
Enrollment successes, LGBTQ+ climate, activism watch, accreditation

06.26.23
Leadership voices, DEI, Dobbs anniversary, mental health efforts

06.25.23
The Weekly Scan

06.23.23
International students, state funding, HBCU enrollment, rankings

06.22.23
Future of higher ed, free college, academic freedom, grading

06.21.23
Strategy, affirmative action, direct admissions, performance funding

06.20.23
Transitions, enrollment cliff, adjunct faculty, social media

06.18.23
The Weekly Scan

06.16.23
Mergers & break-ups, higher ed policy, state politics, partnerships

06.15.23
Philanthropy, war on diversity, campus police, global science

06.14.23
Governing boards, postdoc support, free speech, career preparation

06.13.23
Value, affirmative action, campus safety, civic engagement

06.12.23
Transitions, online education, labor unions, understanding students

06.11.23
The Weekly Scan

06.09.23
Leadership voices, paying athletes, state legislation, trust in science

06.08.23
Enrollment, Hispanic students, town & gown, public-private partnerships

06.07.23
International students, housing migrants, intellectual diversity, state funding

06.06.23
Future of higher ed, affirmative action, admissions reform, cybersecurity

06.05.23
Research universities, shifting majors, budget crises, student debt

06.04.23
The Weekly Scan

06.02.23
Leadership voices, admissions testing, accreditation, foster youth

06.01.23
Philanthropy, federal budget, transcript holds, skipping college

May, 2023

05.31.23
Value of college, food insecurity, trans health, adult students

05.30.23
Strategy, political interference, sexual misconduct, understanding students

05.26.23
Leadership voices, anti-Semitism, affirmative action, rankings

05.25.23
Enrollment, research partnerships, war on tenure, undocumented students

05.24.23
Artificial intelligence, financial outlook, labor unions, philanthropy

05.23.23
Transitions, free speech, state legislation, dual enrollment

05.22.23
Tuition increases, federal budget, student debt, minority serving

05.21.23
The Weekly Scan

05.19.23
Strategy, admissions influence, Jeffrey Epstein ties, re-naming

05.18.23
Leadership voices, economic impact, graduation protests, combating hate

05.17.23
Grand challenges, cost & access, Black studies, baccalaureate degrees

05.16.23
Value, state funding, legacy admissions, transfer students

05.15.23
Research centers, 3-year degrees, governing boards, AI & cheating

05.14.23
The Weekly Scan

05.12.23
Transitions, activism watch, mental health, U.S. News rankings

05.11.23
Strategy, FAFSA changes, athletics reform, degree completion

05.10.23
Leadership voices, labor unions, state legislation, rankings

05.09.23
Civics institutes, free college, wealth bonus, animals in research

05.08.23
Online education, brain drain, aid & service, views on diversity

05.07.23
The Weekly Scan

05.05.23
Leadership voices, civil discourse, sustainability, civic engagement

05.04.23
Philanthropy, political influence, campus safety, job market

05.03.23
Transitions, tuition refunds, free speech, defending libraries

05.02.23
State funding, affirmative action, research integrity, internships

05.01.23
Future of higher ed, small colleges, academic voices, activism watch

April, 2023