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Mount Ida Closure, UMass purchase
Mount Ida College recently announced it would close at the end of this academic year, and would be acquired by UMass Amherst, leading to criticism directed toward both institutions, and questions about students' and faculty's futures, and the financial health and status of small colleges.
Sexual harassment and misogyny
How can parents help address pervasive sexual harassment among teens? What accountability is required for institutions, schools, colleges, and workplaces to help change cultures of misogyny?
Key Faculty: Richard Weissbourd
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and undocumented students
Educators, communities, and families are facing uncertainties as policymakers work to finalize legislation and determine what the future for Dreamers will hold.
Key Faculty: Roberto Gonzales
Bridget Terry Long, a scholar who studies the economics of higher education, will become the next dean of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, succeeding James E. Ryan, who is stepping down to become president of the University of Virginia. (Inside Higher Ed: May 3)
Mention of HGSE alum Donovan Livingston's 2016 Convocation address, "Lift Off." (The New York Times: May 18)
Coverage of HGSE's 2018 Convocation Exercises and an address from alum and former president of Morehouse College, John Silvanus Wilson, Jr. "Wilson urged the soon-to-be graduates to engage with the “freedom energy” of the moment, in a give and take: “inform it and be informed by it; inspire it and be inspired by it; elevate it and be elevated by it.” (Harvard Magazine: May 23)