Today's Clips (4/19/24)

Scoop: Here’s why Davidson is putting many of its books in storage and transforming the library at the center of campus

One of the donations is the largest ever received by Davidson College.

Davidson College, a private, liberal arts institution in North Carolina, has secured an $85 million donation to expand its library with a focus on bringing it into the digital age.

Davidson College has announced it’s received a historic donation of $85 million from two donors. The gifts will be used to expand and transform the college’s library.

Porter’s offenses underscore how sports gambling threatens the game and spotlights how the league has promoted it.


The university president broke with a decades-long tradition and called in the police to quell the pro-Palestinian protest. The encampment was then dismantled.

Will more stringent tactics subdue protests? Or fuel them?

The new regulations extended legal protections to L.G.B.T.Q. students and rolled back several policies set under the Trump administration.

The disastrous rollout of a new federal financial aid process is leaving behind the scrappy first-generation college students who fought for their admissions.

Conversations about DEI ramped up in political and higher education circles in the weeks leading up to the board taking up the issue.

Why so many schools are building Beltway outposts.


Designed to protect college and university students and employees from sex-based harassment and sexual violence, the regulations will overhaul how institutions respond to reports of sexual misconduct, among other changes. After several delays, the Biden administration finally released its final rule overhauling Title IX this morning, kicking off what will likely be a frantic few months as colleges race to update their policies in time for the coming academic year. Colleges and universities have until Aug. 1 to comply.

This is what it feels like to be in the cross hairs of the campaign against DEI.

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