HIGHER ED DIGEST: September 17, 2021

Funding 

  • Vermont president seeks tuition freeze for fourth year - VT Digger

  • U of Nebraska temporarily waives undergraduate applicant fees - 6News


Leadership

  • West Virginia joins national network to scale up success for first-generation college students - The Register Herald

  • Tensions between U of Michigan board, president may have reached a boiling point - Detroit Free Press

  • Alabama System votes to remove names of racist figures from campus facilities - AL.com

  • IHL prohibits campus vaccine mandates - Mississippi Free Press


Policy

  • Iowa regents eye more private collaboration - The Gazette


Research


Sports

  • Students, taxpayers may overly subsidize Utah sports - KUTV

  • Major college sports under siege, looking for K Street to save them - Politico

  • Texas Tech enhances NIL profile with group licensing deal - Lubbock Avalanche-Journal


On-Campus

  • Colleges sign on for 15-step equity moonshot - Hechinger Report

  • Canada’s Western U students stage massive walk-out in protest of sexual assault case - Global News