Less than five months before Janet Yellen’s term as Fed chairwoman expires, she’s being considered for a second term. But so are several others.
The Education Department said colleges no longer had to use the lowest standard of proof, potentially giving accused students more protection while worrying some women’s advocates.
We asked students what free speech means to them, and about the mood on campus ahead of a series of speeches planned for next week.
Students looking to the faculty and administration for guidance on how to interpret the free speech issue are seeing deep divisions among their leaders.
James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, exhorted his audience to “listen with an attitude that they might actually be convinced of something.”
A Cornell parent calls for change in the Greek system.
James B. Comey, the former F.B.I. director, was interrupted by demonstrators at Howard University on Friday.
This week’s newsletter provides answers to frequently asked questions about The New York Times’s new bureau in Australia.
If Learfield merges with IMG College, it will command near total control over the niche but lucrative market of college sports multimedia rights.
Apple has generated more wealth for shareholders than any other of the top 50 companies, which account for 40 percent of stock market wealth.
The New Jersey county college, which is in danger of losing its accreditation, is investigating allegations of financial abuse by a vice president.
The professor, Dr. T. Florian Jaeger, was placed on leave while Mary Jo White, the former U.S. attorney for Manhattan, leads the new investigation.
As he meets President Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan, President Moon Jae-in appears isolated in opposing military options against North Korea.
The endowment’s new chief, N.P. Narvekar, said the university’s $37.1 billion fund had problems that would “require time to overcome.”
The Psi Upsilon alumni board at Cornell plans to devote the fraternity’s building to organizations that promote inclusiveness.
College is supposedly the great leveler. But race still affects average pay for graduates, indicating that discrimination is a major cause.
Offshore schools have become an established part of the medical education system, but two deadly hurricanes have damaged some schools and led to evacuations.
Between the social-media-fueled pressure, college admissions madness and bullying culture, schools today can be a minefield. We collected some education-themed Op-Eds to help guide families as they settle into the new year.
The five players were charged with multiple felonies in connection with a 2016 attack.
As the university braces for more protests, Times reporters would like to hear from students and faculty.
An appeals court ruled that a defamation lawsuit involving two members of a fraternity at the center of a discredited article should go back to district court.
The Boston University study links cognitive and behavioral problems later in life — among all players, not just in the N.F.L. — to playing tackle at a young age.
Rocks to remember from Mount Rushmore: An artist collects mass-produced memories.
The choreographer has been working with Bard students for four years. What she’ll show is anyone’s guess.
Chicago is experimenting with a K-14 model for educating some of its most successful students.
An assault of a black student was at least the second bias-related episode at the Ivy League university since the start of the school year.
Scout Schultz, 21, the president of the gay and transgender student group, left behind suicide notes, was carrying a knife and yelled “shoot me” at the officers. One did.
Jerry Kill’s epilepsy forced him off the sidelines two years ago. But he’s back this season, managing his health and his love of the game with the blessing of his family, and his boss.
Readers discuss the reasons for a lack of conservatives in the academy.
Xiyue Wang, a Ph.D. candidate, has been imprisoned in Iran for more than a year. His wife, Hua Qu, spoke about the trauma that his detainment has caused.
The distinguished festival fired its artistic director last month. The reason remains unclear.
Betsy DeVos is rolling back the clock on university policies around sexual misconduct.
The supplier is the 10th person arrested in the case, which stirred outrage across India.
And the Mar-a-Lago scandal.
Black and Hispanic students are more underrepresented at top schools nationwide, despite affirmative action. Some schools, though, saw gains.
Two Americans have accused officers of raping them, an unsettling allegation for a city that relies on money spent by foreign students and reveres its Carabinieri police force.
After the university’s Kennedy School gave Manning a visiting fellowship, backlash led to a reversal and criticism from across the political spectrum.
Her whistle-blowing was a powerful contribution to the debate over national security. But the university would rather listen to the C.I.A. than to her.
University of Rochester faculty members say the administration protected a professor who harassed women, and retaliated against those who complained.
Three Harvard grad students harshly condemn the university, while another writer praises it and objects to the “glorification” of a murderer.
Harvard’s rejection of Michelle Jones, a former convict, reveals the lie we are telling ourselves about the possibility of redemption.
Welcoming the stranger is one of the great moral traditions liberals have.
Times readers debated Harvard’s decision to withdraw an offer to a woman who had been imprisoned for the murder of her young son.
Louisiana State University said it was investigating the death of Maxwell Raymond Gruver, 18, after he was taken to a hospital from a fraternity.
The dean of the Kennedy School said the selection of Ms. Manning for a fellowship had been a mistake, after protests from current and former C.I.A. officials.
Mr. Spicer and Ms. Manning will be part of a fellowship class that reads like a who’s who of tense political debates in the United States.
During 20 years behind bars, a woman developed a passion and talent for history. But her background was too hot for Harvard.
As its president and vice president accuse one another of misusing money, the two-year county college is in danger of losing its accreditation.
What can be done for the next girl who wakes up with her clothes inside out and her world ripped apart?
How a crusade against sexual assault became a cautionary tale.
A Q&A with Berkeley’s law school dean about protest, violence and censorship.
Stephen K. Bannon has agreed to speak this month at the invitation of a conservative student publication at the University of California, Berkeley.
The technology-focused graduate school, in a set of environmentally conscious buildings, is supposed to spur the development of the local tech sector.
The Bay Area braces itself for a “fascist” named Ben Shapiro.
The former prosecutor turned novelist lines her walls with memorabilia from her career and marriages, and shares her bathroom with unsavory characters.
Writers from across the political spectrum take on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s proposed new rules for dealing with sexual assault on college campuses.
Professor Zadeh sought to apply mathematics to the ambiguous ways people talk, think and interact with the world.
As a teacher who has had to jump through New York’s certification hoops, I’m pleased by a plan to let charter schools certify teachers themselves.
Kevin Anderson is the first ex-college tennis player since 1999 to reach a final at the United States Open, which includes a collegiate invitational.
At the University of California, Berkeley, robots are teaching themselves to grab objects they’ve never seen before.
What caused the sinking of the U.S.S. San Diego, the only major American warship lost in World War I, which became an underwater haven for divers and marine life?
The recovery of “Woman-Ochre” 32 years after it was stolen raised as many questions as it answered. Could the thieves have taken it to grace their bedroom wall?
Readers discuss a subject not often talked about.
Liberals can learn from this ugly saga of creeping authoritarianism.
An all-American in college, McDaniels got off to a tangled start in his professional career because of contract disputes.
There’s a bumper crop of designers around the globe who are hitting their stride, adding new depth to architecture.
Ms. Napolitano, the homeland security secretary under President Obama, signed the memo creating DACA and now is president of the University of California system.
Discussing good books with peers who often disagree with you can promote tolerance and comity.
Universities are grappling with a dramatic spike in white supremacist activity on their campuses, forcing them to weigh competing priorities: safety, free speech and diversity.
In college, Kaepernick began a journey that led him to his position as one of the most prominent, if divisive, social activists in sports.
The education secretary said in a speech that the Obama administration had gone too far and had forced colleges to deprive accused students of their rights.
The English clubs voted to bar the signing of players from the Thursday before the start of the season until the January trading period.
Vanessa Grigoriadis’s fascinating but often frustrating “Blurred Lines” is a kaleidoscopic tour through the campus sexual assault controversy.
Colleges canceled, rescheduled or relocated football games on Wednesday as Hurricane Irma bore down on Florida.
The suit was the latest in a series of claims that the university has tried to put to rest as it seeks to move on under new leadership
The youth-oriented media company, which describes itself as “anti-establishment and a little subversive,” compiles breaking news from unpaid student writers at 40 American colleges.
Ghada Tafesh left the Gaza Strip to get an education in the U.S. in 2012. She hasn’t been home since.
A member of the university’s board of regents has already called for Coach Kevin Sumlin’s head after the Aggies blew a 34-point lead in their season opener against U.C.L.A.
The police are conducting a criminal investigation into the detention of a nurse at the University of Utah Hospital that was captured on video.
Barron and Tiffany Trump have been afforded breathing room while starting school in the Washington area. Not all first children have had it so easy.
As they wrestle with parking woes, universities are beginning to consider where transportation is headed, like ride-hailing, car-sharing and driverless vehicles.
Before becoming a novelist, I spent six years at war. Years later, I came to America and finally met my old enemies.
The 33,000-square-foot complex will operate as a commercial studio and as a hub of educational programs for the Boston-based Berklee.
Mr. Brennan, who received his undergraduate degree from Fordham in 1977, will be a part of the law school’s nonpartisan Center on National Security.
Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, financed by evangelical Christians abroad, began a new semester without American professors.
Readers offer their ideas, from making applications less onerous to eliminating the SAT.
Social media make it seem as if meaningful lives are the extraordinary and attention-grabbing ones. That’s rarely the case.
A teacher of prison courses, a former inmate and a criminology professor offer their views.
A residential college named for a proponent of white supremacy will be rededicated to Rear Adm. Grace Hopper, a pioneer in computing.
No safe space or trigger warning lifts the sting of a cold new world.
The judge made his ruling after a pretrial hearing, dismissing a number of felony charges. Lesser charges were left intact.
A video of the episode showed an extended confrontation between the nurse and a police officer during which she screamed, “Somebody help me!”
A two-year college in Newark facing financial and academic challenges must change course, according to clergy members who attended a raucous board meeting.
As its team marched toward a national title, Florida State investigated charges of academic favoritism for top players. The teacher who reported the favoritism lost her job.
It’s hard to overstate how much DACA changed everyday life for almost 800,000 people.
The College Football Playoff selection committee took a chance with its final four last season. Should it do that more often?
A father describes the feeling of seeing his son leave home for college.
After a contentious N.B.A. career, the basketball standout from Brooklyn became a star in China; he spoke to students Wednesday about his odyssey.
The final top 25 poll last season did not include a single Texas team. Will 2017 be any better?
The Food and Drug Administration approved the first treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer. It will cost $475,000.
New Jersey religious leaders say they are outraged by the disorder at Essex County College in Newark, which is in danger of losing its accreditation.
The “American Bridge Project,” depicting an American flag and the First Amendment, will span the college’s sky bridges over Lexington Avenue.
The killing of a man accused of stealing an amplifier from a mosque has opened a discussion about why vigilante violence is still common.
The deaths of several children, after oxygen was cut off for nonpayment of bills, result in charges of culpable homicide.
As the North Korean missile threat grows, there are signs that Japan’s citizens are moving away from the country’s postwar pacifism.
The I.R.S. should revoke the tax status of groups like Richard Spencer’s.
As the North Korean missile threat grows, there are signs that Japan’s citizens are moving away from the country’s postwar pacifism.
The N.C.A.A. president, Mark Emmert, is meeting this week with government officials, sports industry leaders and at least 20 university presidents.
“Camino Island” opened with the theft of F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts from the library at Princeton University. Luckily, reality differs from fiction.
Jerry Falwell Jr.’s statements are appalling, and call into question his moral judgment and ability to lead. But they don’t reflect my school.
Low grade-point averages and breaks in schooling are challenging requirements, especially for lower-income students — and they often need help the most.
My ex and I on a cross-country drive to drop off our son at school? Um, no problem.
For Nicholas St. Fleur, a science reporter for The Times, reporting on the solar eclipse was a journey from anxiety to disappointment to awe.
The students were not impressed by my Take Back the Night stories. “We don’t want to change one night, we want to change every night,” one told me.
This fall, 70 transcultural museum shows will explore Los Angeles’s ties to Latin America in a far-reaching survey, “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.”
Not your mother’s house tour: This summer has brought a bounty of artwork to Catskill, Hudson, Cold Spring and beyond.