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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chancellor Kevin Guskiewicz explains why his university is making the case for race-conscious admissions before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Northwestern University President Michael Schill explains what holistic admissions are and argues that removing the use of race as a factor in admissions decisions would “cause lasting damage to American universities and to our nation.”
Emory University President Gregory L. Fenves emphasizes the importance of diversity in higher education and argues that the upcoming Supreme Court cases on race-conscious admissions have the potential to negatively impact diversity of university student populations.
University of California, Davis Chancellor Gary S. May calls for targeted programs to increase diversity in engineering and cites examples of innovations that have suffered from a lack of diverse perspectives.
President Mary Sue Coleman writes about how universities are creating new tools to guard research against threats to national security and competitiveness
Mitch Daniels, President of Purdue University, wrote an article which highlights the importance of flexibility of the higher education community as it addresses the threat of the novel coronavirus.
Last week, Harvard University President Lawrence S. Bacow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology President L. Rafael Reif, and Stanford University President Marc Tessier-Lavigne wrote an op-ed to outline the importance of “drastic action” to protect the health of our nation, including the efforts of America’s leading research universities.
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This profile of Mitch Daniels centers on Purdue’s tuition for in-state students, which has been frozen at $10,000 for seven years, and Daniels’ efforts to “change the culture” of finance in higher education, “bringing market pressures to bear on processes that had never faced them before.”
Interim Stony Brook University President Michael Bernstein writes about how higher ed institutions can align the work of faculty and students with the needs, goals and interests of their communities
This essay provides a brief contextual history of AAU's effort to improve the effectiveness of undergraduate STEM education at member campuses and delineates the specific goals of this initiative.