A N.C. Central University professor has hit the school with another federal equal-opportunity complaint, alleging mistreatment on the basis of gender in his quest to regain the chairmanship of the Department of Language and Literature.
The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to take a second look at the use of race in admissions decisions by the University of Texas at Austin, reviving a potent challenge to affirmative action in higher education.
International applications to U.S. graduate schools rose 2% this year, driven by double-digit growth from Indian candidates and interest in science and engineering programs but tempered by declining demand from Chinese prospects.
Michael K. Brantley says he didn’t set out to write a book. Mulling a career change, he began graduate classes at East Carolina University and a professor’s assignment for a 350-word paper drew him into the world of creative nonfiction.
In the wake of an international scandal, the principal of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology described a student’s elaborate college admissions hoax that garnered massive media attention as unrepresentative of the elite Virginia school.