HEADLINES: Top Higher Education News for the Week

July 1

The Washington Post looks at how in the wake of the Roe ruling some university hospitals are squeezed between an emerging array of abortion bans and established practices of the medical curriculum…Inside Higher Ed reports that Cal State Long Beach is launching an ambitious series of mental health initiatives that pair students and administrators with practitioners and community members to make resources more accessible…USC and UCLA are joining the Big Ten conference.

The Fall of Roe Scrambles Abortion Training for University Hospitals
The Washington Post (sub. req.) | June 30, 2022

Overhauling Mental Health
Inside Higher Ed | July 1, 2022

Big Ten Stunner: USC, UCLA Joining in Seismic Shift for College Sports
Star Tribune | July 1, 2022

June 30

The DACA program opened the door for hundreds of thousands of eligible young people to go to college, but its future remains uncertain, reports The Washington Post... In separate pieces on the Biden administration’s proposed Title IX regulations, Inside Higher Ed looks at proposed protections for pregnant students and proposed changes for how colleges would investigate sexual misconduct… Title IX has heavily benefited white women over nonwhite women in athletics, partly because race has never been part of the law, reports The New York Times… Millions of college students experience food insecurity, and campus food pantries make a difference, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education.

A Decade Ago, DACA Gave ‘Dreamers’ Hope. Since Trump, It’s Been in Limbo.
The Washington Post (sub. req.) | June 30, 2022

Title IX Proposal Would Add Protections for Pregnant Students
Inside Higher Ed | June 29, 2022

What Biden’s Title IX Rules Mean for Due Process
Inside Higher Ed | June 30, 2022

Equity in Sports Has Focused On Gender, Not Race. So Gaps Persist.
The New York Times (sub. req.) | June 30, 2022

Millions of Students Experience Food Insecurity. But Campus Food Pantries Can Make a Difference.
The Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) | June 29, 2022

June 29

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education profiles Freeman Hrabowski, the longtime University of Maryland, Baltimore County president who will serve as an ACE Centennial Fellow… Republican-controlled legislatures are leveraging the threat of budget cuts to hinder diversity initiatives, oversee the teaching of American history, and interfere with university policies and appointments, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education… Persistence rose among first-time students in fall 2020 compared to the previous year, according to a report from the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center… The Hechinger Report looks at how guaranteed and dual admissions help students with the transfer process.

Leading with Love
Diverse: Issues In Higher Education | June 26, 2022

The Red State University Blues
The Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) | June 29, 2022

Persistence Moves Closer to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Inside Higher Ed | June 29, 2022

A New Way to Help College Students Transfer: Admit Them to Two Schools at Once
The Hechinger Report | June 29, 2022

June 28

Higher ed leaders largely decried the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, reports Higher Ed Dive, and Inside Higher Ed looks at how religious colleges are responding to decision… A new report found that women’s participation in college sports is growing, but the funding gap between men’s and women’s programs is also increasing, reports Inside Higher Ed… Native American undergraduates from Arizona will be able to attend the University of Arizona tuition-free starting this fall, reports The Arizona Republic… The Chicago Tribune looks at Northwestern University's Tribal Constitution Project, which will catalog hundreds of constitutions of North American Indigenous tribes.

Higher Ed Leaders Decry the Overturning of Roe v. Wade
Higher Ed Dive | June 27, 2022

How Religious Colleges View the Dobbs Decision
Inside Higher Ed | June 28, 2022

Growing Participation, Widening Funding Gap
Inside Higher Ed | June 28, 2022

Native American Students Can Go to UA Tuition-free Starting in Fall
The Arizona Republic | June 27, 2022

Northwestern University’s Tribal Constitution Project Will Catalog Hundreds of Indigenous Documents
The Chicago Tribune (sub. req.) | June 27, 2022

June 27

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade will upend the reproductive rights for college students and complicate medical training, reports The Chronicle of Higher Education… Following the decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, Jo Ellen Parker, a former college president, asks what institutions will do to prevent women’s gains in higher ed from evaporating… A New York Times op-ed shares the personal stories of six DACA recipients, which include examples of how the program them helped them attend and graduate from college.

Supreme Court Ruling Will Upend Reproductive Rights for College Students and Complicate Medical Training
The Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req.) | June 24, 2022

OPINION: Those of Us Who Remember Pre-Roe Campuses Recognize the Challenges Colleges Now Face
Higher Ed Dive | June 24, 2022

OPINION: Growing Up in the Shadow of DACA
The New York Times (sub. req.) | June 26, 2022

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