Officials at the colleges have established emergency funds for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students whose families cut them off financially after they come out.
The agency's findings stand in stark contrast to the results of a Department of Justice audit, which found widespread denial of benefits by one servicer.
Conference-goers flocked to a panel on pronouncing Chinese names. Just trying, they were told, goes a long way toward helping make students feel respected and welcome.
An NIH-backed project to collect samples from people who have suddenly died is confronting questions about whether the grieving next of kin know what they are agreeing to.
Richard A. DeMillo, a professor at Georgia Tech, says Michael Crow made his vision for higher education coherent in the book he wrote with a colleague.
Saint Mary’s College of California helps out when family issues, racial taunting, and other challenges threaten to derail an education.
By Robin Wilson
Administrators can offer support to victims, but colleges may not be equipped to decide whether a student committed sexual assault.
By Sara Lipka
Despite the clamor, the real conversation about campus sexual assault has hardly begun.
By Steve Kolowich
Summoned to a meeting in Washington, D.C., the college’s board members looked at the numbers. And they realized there wasn’t a choice.
By Julia Schmalz
Some students at Sweet Briar College, which announced last month that it would close, say they are running into difficulties trying to transfer to other institutions. Meanwhile, faculty members are not giving up hope.
By Lawrence Biemiller
As alumnae fight to keep Sweet Briar open, other colleges that have come back from the brink offer cautionary tales.
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