Looking Back on a Stormy Summer
The summer of 2023 in America may be remembered for many things: extreme heat, the ongoing proliferation of mass shootings and the start of the 2024 presidential campaign. This was also the summer when a devastating storm hit higher education. Many will point to the Supreme Court case on affirmative action as a contributor, but there were—like all dangerous storms—multiple elements in the atmosphere that came together and shook higher education.
Originally published: September 1, 2023
Author: Mary Dana Hinton
Institution: Hollins University
Published by: Inside Higher Ed