Chronicle of Higher Education
The Senate education committee’s Republican chair is eager to reduce the "staggering" toll, but Democratic lawmakers and consumer advocates call for a cautious approach to regulatory relief.
A global network of fraudulent online universities is using high-pressure sales tactics and phony scholarships to extract money from students who end up with worthless degrees.
The question looms as negotiators gather to hash out a plan to expand the most-generous federal student-loan repayment option to more borrowers.
A newly updated interactive chart shows six-year graduation outcomes of nearly 2.7 million first-time, degree-seeking students who entered college in the fall of 2008.
Declining student demand and a weak job market have turned up the pressure on law schools. Blake Morant, dean of the George Washington University Law School and president of the Association of American Law Schools, describes some of the things they are doing about it.
They have similar policies, but variation among them can make a real difference in what students will pay.
James T. Harris III will lead the University of San Diego, and Colleen M. Hanycz will be the first woman to lead La Salle University.
Members of underrepresented minorities are likelier to step away from academe even after earning Ph.D.'s, research shows.
At Stanford, scholars turn the tools of modern social science toward the study of life in ancient Greece.
Michael D. Ellzey has leadership experience in the public and private sector, but he is neither a historian nor an archivist.
The Rev. Jerry Falwell’s experiment is getting harder to ignore.
Banning hard liquor, the college reckons with its culture.
Gun-rights advocates are pushing "campus carry" laws as a means to prevent sexual assaults, but the circumstances surrounding most attacks would preclude an armed defense.
The teams of specially trained officers could become more important as colleges face mounting pressure from activists and lawmakers.
Alcohol is an entrenched reality of campus life. Read and share this collection of articles on college drinking to inform colleagues and campus discussions.
Michele Fiore explains why she thinks allowing "concealed carry" at colleges would thwart would-be attackers.
His company on the ropes, the famously cagey founder of Apple gave some hints about his strategy to win a bigger share of the higher-education computer market.