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Jon Marcus is based in Boston and has written for Times Higher Education for more than a decade.
Shift towards greater accountability comes as Trump administration moves in opposite direction
College sport is deeply woven into US culture and commerce. But a long series of scandals has pointed the glare of publicity away from the basketball courts and football fields towards the athletics programmes themselves. Jon Marcus reports
Sexual harassment allegations and Paradise Paper revelations among negative headlines
Hate studies grows in importance as a discipline as more universities open research centres
Utah institution offers 12-week student road trip around American West
UMBC president calls for shift in institutional culture at Times Higher Education forum
Initiative urges government researchers to send findings through encrypted channels to ensure their preservation
Funding restraints mean that hype about double-digit rises in applications may not immediately translate into huge increases in enrolment
Foreign nationals who fear being barred from re-entering country if they go home for break are being supported with accommodation and funding
Divide between academia and public feels ‘dangerously wide’, says Oxford communications chief