Let’s Teach Students About Whi...

Jun 28, 2020 by

In a satirical essay, Spencer Piston proposes that we expose college students to an argument far outside the mainstream. Spencer...

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Scholars raise concerns about ...

Jun 14, 2020 by

Scholars raise concerns about teaching on Zoom after it acceded to Chinese government demands to shut down activists’ accounts....

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Colleges counter looming enrol...

Jun 1, 2020 by

This spring many colleges announced tuition deals for students in response to the pandemic, and they’re seeing it pay off with...

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Universities report $1 billion...

May 4, 2020 by

Maybe previous White House administrations ‘just didn’t care about foreign funding’ Since the Department of Education began cracking...

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Colleges could lose up to 20 p...

May 1, 2020 by

Projection comes from the latest survey of college students and would-be college students and does not consider community colleges or...

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What does an “intentR...

Apr 30, 2020 by

Colleges have released a flurry of statements saying that they will reopen campuses in the fall. Will that plan bear out? In the last...

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Colleges lay groundwork for fa...

Apr 26, 2020 by

Everyone’s asking what happens in the fall. Nothing is firm, but some colleges are telegraphing their intentions. By Lilah...

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Colleges worry about implicati...

Feb 9, 2020 by

Proposed Education Department rule has higher ed lobbyists worried about possible loss of federal grants for public colleges over...

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Enrollment nudges with incenti...

Jan 15, 2020 by

New research compares efforts to encourage students to re-enroll in college with information alone or with tuition waivers. The...

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Indiana University condemns pr...

Nov 22, 2019 by

Twitter Indiana University at Bloomington will not terminate Eric Rasmusen, professor of business economics and public policy, for...

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Chapman University student pap...

Oct 21, 2019 by

Chapman University student paper decided not to run an article on President Bush’s visit after being told his office would need to...

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How marketing helped make it b...

Oct 8, 2019 by

TV ads helped Southern New Hampshire University become a household name, but with mounting competition and increased scrutiny of...

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Admissions association says it...

Sep 3, 2019 by

NACAC says it needs to remove several measures from its code of conduct to avoid a Justice Department suit. What do the provisions...

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Trump administration’s r...

Aug 2, 2019 by

Many regulatory changes sought by the Trump administration in an accreditation overhaul reflect shortcomings found at for-profit...

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Authors discuss new book on ho...

Jul 26, 2019 by

Authors discuss new book on those in higher ed who lack a place to live. Homelessness is a serious problem in our society. A new...

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A gift to Morehouse College gr...

Jul 17, 2019 by

Robert F. Smith’s generous gift to Morehouse College graduates was certainly important and groundbreaking, but many deserving...

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Study shows how different type...

Jun 23, 2019 by

A new study found that slick, apartment-style housing might be aesthetically pleasing but could lower students’ grade point...

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Professor says AU Cairo wronge...

May 25, 2019 by

A religion professor at the American University in Cairo says the university had no right to revoke his chair title after he resisted...

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Report recommends Congress cap...

Apr 16, 2019 by

Lending program for parents of undergraduates has expanded beyond its intended use, leaving many borrowers with debts they struggle...

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Professor is suspended for usi...

Feb 1, 2019 by

Professor is suspended for using the N-word in class. He was discussing language in a James Baldwin essay. Given the slur’s...

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