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House Passes Antisemitism Awareness Act

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives voted 310 to 91 Wednesday to codify a broad definition of antisemitism into federal...
Students walking on the campus of the University of Delaware

Could a Per-Student Tax Alleviate a College Town’s Budget Challenges?

The University of Delaware owns nearly 35 percent of the untaxed property in Newark but is exempt from paying property taxes. City officials want to tax the university $50 per student, per semester.

Migrants sit in New York City's Port Authority bus terminal.

Housing Migrants in College Dorms?

As asylum seekers arrive in the U.S., some legislators think college residence halls could provide a temporary housing solution. Most colleges say they don’t have room.

Land Dispute Strains University-Town Relations

Drew University has accused Madison, N.J., officials, in a legal filing, of acting in bad faith by preventing the sale of university land.

More Police on Campus Won’t Prevent Gun Violence

Instead, urban universities should reckon with long-standing failures to prioritize the well-being of their communities and make meaningful, unconditional investments, Charles H. F. Davis III writes.

Insulting Arkansas? President Resigns in Town-Gown Dispute

W. Joseph King described Lyon as a bubble “of inclusion and diversity surrounded by a sea of angry, disenfranchised populations and a large white-supremacist population.” He’s now out of a job.

Judge Orders UC Berkeley to Freeze Enrollment

The ruling faults the university’s analysis of the environmental impacts of increased enrollment as flawed and orders it not to further increase enrollment above 2020-21 levels.

Recovery Help on Campus and Off

Medgar Evers College gets a new infusion of cash, which college leaders expect to have a lasting impact on students and surrounding neighborhoods in Brooklyn that were hard-hit by the pandemic.