colleges and universities

Nebraska’s $450 million Memorial Stadium project faces fundraising questions

BY: - November 24, 2023

LINCOLN — If Nebraska football is a state religion, recent efforts to raise private funds for a new NU football facility and to pay players are its offering plate. The people in the pews remain generous. Donors largely funded a still-under-construction $165 million indoor facility east of the stadium. History says they will continue to […]

No more attending classes: These community colleges let students learn at their own pace.

BY: - October 25, 2023

Jaqueline Yalda, who has been a campus police officer at El Paso Community College in Texas for a decade, sought a promotion earlier this year. But first, the department required her to complete a college-level course in criminal justice. It had been many years since Yalda had taken any college classes. And at age 38, […]

Oklahoma lawmakers review possible bans on college diversity, inclusion programs

BY: - October 18, 2023

OKLAHOMA CITY — Legislation to prohibit diversity, equity and inclusion efforts at Oklahoma colleges could return to the state Capitol next year, despite these initiatives being mandatory for public universities. Conservative speakers at a Senate Education Committee hearing on Wednesday provided model legislation for state lawmakers to use as a template to ban public universities […]