A legal opinion released Friday said the University of Idaho likely violated state law in its actions announced last year to purchase the private University of Phoenix, finding it set a “dangerous precedent.”
Idaho Board of Education members did not violate Idaho's Open Meeting Law when they conducted three secret meetings last year to discuss the potential purchase of the University of Phoenix, a judge has ruled.
The University of Idaho remains intent on completing its high-profile acquisition of the University of Phoenix for hundreds of millions of dollars, which also comes with a possibility of millions more in financial liabilities in the deal. Terms of the $550 million agreement require the University of Phoenix to provide $200 million in cash at close to a nonprofit, Four Three Education, created ...
Balancing support of free speech and the need to root out hate speech in the wake of the latest Israel-Hamas war, universities across the United States are wrestling with accusations of antisemitism and Islamophobia among administrators and student activists.
More than three years after a faculty report urged Eastern Washington University to rethink its spending on athletics – and particularly football – at a time of widespread budget cuts in academics, a new universitywide program review is making a similar recommendation.
North Idaho College’s administration was praised in a new report by the school’s accreditor this week, but the board has made little progress toward resolving its accreditation concerns, the report said.
The University of Idaho-University of Phoenix megadeal cleared one regulatory hurdle this month. Phoenix’s accreditors have signed off on the deal, which would turn the giant for-profit online university into a nonprofit operating under the U of I’s umbrella. Accreditation is crucial for colleges and universities; for one thing, it ensures students can transfer one school’s credits to another ...
Hundreds of Gonzaga students gathered on Thursday to call for a statement from university officials, urging a cease-fire in the Israel-Hamas war and condemning violence of the Israeli government against civilians in Gaza.
A park ranger, two Civil War re-enactors – complete with knapsacks and a muzzleloader – and a college professor carrying a large map stood poised at Steptoe Battlefield State Park earlier this month to make history come to life for Washington State University students.
WASHINGTON – The Biden administration has ended a program led by Washington State University intended to track down viruses that could pose a threat to humans, after an influential Idaho senator and other critics raised concerns that the work could increase the risk of an accidental disease outbreak.