A cost-saving plan to consolidate the stateâs three universities raises questions about what could be lost.
In-state residents could receive up to four years of free tuition, regardless of income, under the plan.
A lawsuit accuses Wesleyan University of âaiding and abettingâ defamatory claims that a faculty member was a sexual predator.
The penalty is the largest ever against a university for failing to comply with campus-safety regulations.
The governorâs decision to relent to smaller cuts means the financial-emergency procedure isnât needed, for now.
In a deal announced on Tuesday, the reductions in state funding will amount to $70 million over three years instead of $135 million in one.
After a marathon meeting, the University of Alaskaâs Board of Regents authorized the university president to move ahead with consolidation plans.
The philosophy professor, a co-author of a series of spoof journal articles, was ordered to undergo training in human-subjects research.
Supporters say the legislation reminds public colleges of their First Amendment obligations.
They call it sad, but say they needed to take the step given the stateâs budget crisis.