Universities

Professor who was controversially fired for 'Islamophobia' after showing depictions of Prophet Muhammad is named

US university's decision to dismiss employee for displaying the 14th- and 16th-century works has been described as an "egregious violation" of academic freedom

After 25 days, strike ends at New York’s New School and Parsons School of Design

The longest adjunct faculty strike to date in the US is over after instructors and administrators finally reached a tentative agreement on a new contract

'Systematically underpaid': arts courses across UK grind to a halt amid nation's biggest university strike in history

Lecturers across the country are protesting university workers’ pay, pensions and working conditions

Mark Hallett appointed director of the Courtauld Institute of Art in London

He joins from Yale University's Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and will now oversee the next phase of the Courtauld's £57m redevelopment project

Faculty at the ArtCenter College of Design in Southern California vote to form union

Faculty at the school voted 60% in favour of forming the union, which will represent some 700 people

Deborah Swallow retires as Courtauld director after 18 years

During her tenure she oversaw a £57m redevelopment of the London university's campus

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California College of the Arts and two unions reach agreements on new contracts

The agreements come after many months of negotiations and a strike in February

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California College of the Arts workers go on strike

Staff, faculty and students have joined the picket lines, some over protracted contract negotiations, others in solidarity with their colleagues

Courtauld Institute forms 'strategic partnership' with neighbouring King's College London—what does this mean for the prestigious art history college?

The two institutions of vastly different sizes will join forces at a time of "great uncertainty" for arts and humanities in higher education

Whitworth Gallery in Manchester U-turns on decision to remove pro-Palestine statement after Forensic Architecture threaten to pull work

Exhibition addressing the use of tear gas in Palestine adjusted to “give voice to different perspectives” following intervention by Israeli legal groups

Ancient history? Worcester University to close its archaeology department in another blow to heritage sector

Decision is a "canary in the coal mine" for other arts and humanities subjects, warns museums body

UK government approves 50% funding cut for arts and design courses

Education secretary Gavin Williamson says money will be directed towards Stem subjects

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Class struggle: how a year of cancelled degree shows has left fine art graduates in the lurch

The coronavirus pandemic has led to a whole cohort of young creatives struggling to gain a foothold on the career ladder

Startup consultant and collector George Wells gives Morehouse College a million-dollar art collection

The historically Black men’s college in Atlanta, Georgia will receive works by Mickalene Thomas, Rashid Johnson, Amy Sherald, McArthur Binion, and Ivy Haldeman

Plans ‘in the trash can’: remote learning forces US college museums to get creative

Closures, postponements and sharp reductions in programming prompt soul-searching—and innovation—among institutions

Citing opioid crisis, Tufts University strips Sackler name from its buildings and programmes

Institution declares that the name “runs counter to the school’s mission”

Artists boycott Rose Art Museum shows

Ex-director says Brandeis University “doesn’t understand” outrage over plan to sell-off $350m collection