Friday, May 20, 2022


University in Massachusetts Allows Tuition Payments Using Cryptocurrency

Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts has announced that students can now pay for tuition using cryptocurrency.

New Bill Seeks Transparency in Use of Personality Traits in Admissions

Rep. Michelle Steel proposed a new bill that will hold colleges accountable when using personality traits in admissions decisions.

Harvard Promises $100M in Funding to Atone for Role in Slavery

Harvard University pledges a $100 million endowment dedicated to racial equality measures as reparations for its role in slavery.

Nebraska State Workers to Receive New Educational Benefit

Nebraska's new educational benefit for state employees will make community college free for dependent children.

University of Cincinnati Drops Vaccine Mandate

Beginning with the summer term, the University of Cincinnati will no longer require students or employees to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

Florida Bill Weakens Tenure for State Faculty

A new bill signed by Florida governor Ron DeSantis will make it difficult for the state's tenured faculty to enjoy lifetime job security.

US Universities to Reinstate Mask Mandates Over Virus Outbreak

Several universities have started to require their students to wear masks on campus after the recent surge in COVID cases.

Meredith College to Rename Hall Over Racial Ties

North Carolina-based Meredith College will rename one of its buildings named after a white supremacist.