As the Trump administration is reopening an investigation into a complaint that accuses Harvard of discriminating against Asian-American applicants, colleges are beginning to consider other ways to diversify their campuses. Amherst College in Western Massachusetts has achieved a certain level of diversity by looking at both race and class.
The Trump administration on Thursday it is rolling back Obama-era guidelines mandating how colleges handle sexual assault and rape investigations. Survivors and colleges are grappling with what that means on campus.
As the school year begins, undocumented students at a community college in Boston are still reeling from the Trump administration's decision to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, but for now they're trying to maintain a sense of normalcy.
Following violent protests sparked by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, colleges across the country and at least one here in New England are taking down or relocating monuments and markers commemorating the Confederacy.