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A week after the University of Massachusetts Board of Trustees approved a three percent tuition hike, UMass President Marty Meehan says the university is looking to cut costs and increase efficiency.

In its inaugural episode, WGBH’s On Campus Radio takes a look at the battleground of ideas on college campuses.

Parents enrolled in college would lose a childcare program aimed at helping them graduate under Trump budget.

As the head of the U.S. Air Force Academy prepares to step down, she weighs in on what the current political and social climate means for victims of sexual assault on campus.

It's graduation season, and WGBH’s Jim Braude draws on his experience and offers some tips for commencement speakers.

On WGBH’s Greater Boston Monday, historian David McCullough discussed his new collection of speeches The American Spirit: Who We Are And What We Stand ForMcCullough also explained why he and a group of historians are continuing to oppose President Donald Trump.

Greater Boston host Jim Braude weighs in after controversial political commentator Ann Coulter was forced to cancel a planned speech on immigration at the University of California Berkeley for fear of violence. 

 

The issue of free speech reared its ugly head again this week when UC Berkeley cancelled a speech by professional provocateur Ann Coulter. The school said it was a matter of public safety, but Coulter and the group who invited her say it’s an attempt at censorship.

A protest at Vermont’s Middlebury College against conservative author Charlies Murray, who was invited to speak, quickly got out of hand last week—ending with one person in the emergency room. The incident comes weeks after another controversial conservative—former Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos—sparked protests at the University of California at Berkley.

During his first lecture following the election of Donald J. Trump, Boston University Professor of Earth and Environment Cutler Cleveland got an expected question from a student: Did I choose the wrong major?

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