Colleges face more pressure to keep students with mental-health conditions enrolled

Friday, December 09, 2022
Chronicle of Higher Education

A lawsuit filed last week against Yale University has reignited a debate about how colleges should best help students who are going through serious mental-health crises. The complaint against Yale reflects a larger shift in which colleges are under increasing pressure — from the federal government, court rulings, advocacy groups, and students themselves — to accommodate students with mental-health conditions so they can stay enrolled while they receive treatment. 

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