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A lawsuit claims that 16 elite U.S. universities give preference to children of donors over other applicants in their admissions. Alexi Rosenfeld/Getty Images

Colleges accused of conspiring to make low-income students pay more

A scholar weighs in on a new lawsuit that accuses several elite schools of price fixing and conspiring to lower the amount of financial aid offered to low-income students.
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‘Lose some weight’, ‘stupid old hag’: universities should no longer ask students for anonymous feedback on their teachers

A study asked university teachers to share some of their students’ anonymous survey feedback. The results reveal insults and hate speech many lecturers deal with each year.
A student with a disability is guided by a volunteer during a campus orientation at Universitas Muhammadiyah Jakarta in September 2021. Fauzan/Antara Foto

How will ‘independent learning’ paradigm in Indonesia’s higher education benefit students with disabilities?

There is a strong chance that the needs of students with disabilities may be overlooked.
Time spent mentoring students is often ignored when it comes to faculty salary and promotion decisions. Peathegee Inc via Getty Images

Female faculty of color do extra diversity work for no extra reward – here’s how to fix that

If colleges want to address systemic racism within their institutions, they can start by crediting female faculty members of color for work that gets overlooked. A group of higher ed researchers explains how.
Claire Babineaux-Fontenot, CEO of the national Feeding America anti-hunger network, meets with Jay Worrall, president of a Pennsylvania food bank. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images

What the 100 nonprofits that raised the most money in 2020 indicate about charity today

The Chronicle of Philanthropy’s latest ranking indicates that the coronavirus and heightened awareness about racism made a difference, but not necessarily a lasting one.

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