Margaret Attridge is a news reporter for BestColleges focusing on higher education news stories in California. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in May 2022 with a BA in journalism and government and politics.
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Harvard University Names Claudine Gay as New President
Gay will be the first person of color and the second woman to lead the Ivy League institution since its founding in 1636.
UC Strike Enters Mediation As Postdocs, Academic Researchers Return to Work
Five weeks into the largest academic strike in the country's history, academic workers across the University of California (UC) system are moving into mediation to settle "outstanding disputes." The academic...
California Community College Enrollment Continues to Decline. Here Are Potential Solutions.
As enrollment at community colleges across California keeps dropping, administrators, faculty, and advocates look for new ways to engage students.
UC Faculty Announce Work Stoppage as Tentative Agreement Emerges
UC Senate faculty said instructors may withhold grades as a sign of solidarity with striking academic workers.