NEW ORLEANS — A report released last week shows that while campus enrollments declined 3.2 percent from fall 2012 to fall 2015, distance education enrollments rose 11 percent. Private nonprofit institutions saw the biggest jump in online enrollments – 40 percent – during that time period.
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The U.S. Senate education committee has been able to work together on bipartisan legislation in the past. But will early disputes jeopardize lawmakersâ ability to come to the table?
And even at public institutions, officials worry about whether there will be enough space, not to mention money.
In an open letter, protesters question the process behind the controversial ethnographer's hiring and demand that the hire be rescinded. The college defends its process as rigorous.
A self-described liberal, Zachary Wood wants to ensure that conservative scholars and views are heard at Williams College. His classmates donât always agree.
Academics were among the winners of the PEN America Literary Awards and the Pulitzer Prizes. Fellowships were awarded to academics doing research on education and public engagement.
Women in science and engineering may overcome some of the barriers they find in the United States by being more involved in international collaborations, a new book says.
Formal mentoring programs like those at two universities in Iowa aim to diversify the professoriate, especially in the sciences and mathematics.
In a republished essay from 1939, a president finds persuasive arguments in support of the liberal arts.
Whatâs the difference between an adviser and a mentor? Iowa State University has stepped up its training for professors who give students more than just advice.
New education deans were appointed at Austin Peay State and Quinnipiac Universities.
Among the new books is a collection of autobiographical essays by 13 Native American undergraduates and graduates of Dartmouth College.
Signs and crowds for the March for Science show concern for respecting facts and research.
A regional officer of the National Labor Relations Board ruled in a George Washington University case that the undergraduate advisers are employees with collective-bargaining rights.
In an unprecedented decision, the National Labor Relations Board has held that undergraduate resident advisers are eligible to unionize, in a case involving George Washington University.
The subject will have to do with civic engagement and community organizing, his office said.
Thousands of scientists and their supporters from across the country will take part this weekend in the March for Science. Here are the stories of six of them.
Western Illinois University says a state budget impasse and enrollment woes forced it to cut back. Now, Holly A. Stovall and Sherry Lindquist are fighting for their jobs.
The decision to allow a scholar with views seen as aiding white supremacy to write a book review has sparked commentary about who in the academy gets called on to contribute.
The Internal Revenue Serviceâs data-retrieval tool is out of commission. That threatens to undermine important changes in financial aid, which took effect only months ago.
The state auditor also found that the system could not sufficiently explain why it needed all the new managers.