Colorado is one of the most educated states in the nation, ranking high in the percentage of adults who attended college and hold bachelor's degrees. But state funding for higher education isn't what it used to be -- according to the American Council on Education, state support shrank nearly 70 percent between 1980 and 2011. The same study says funding could dry up completely by 2019; so perhaps it's no coincidence that the revenue public colleges and universities here get from tuition has increased every year since 2007.
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The scholar, Henry Rousso, was about to be deported before university officials won his release.
The balloting results, announced on Thursday, were attained with a strategy that could make such collective bargaining easier at universities where campuswide support does not exist.
Steps colleges are taking include offering additional counseling, providing legal-aid services, and creating spaces where students can share their frustrations and fears, or simply vent.
The author of a new book on for-profit higher education says the industry takes advantage of the slack in the labor market.
When, if ever, is it OK for an alma mater to speak out against one of its graduates?
The new education secretary called on college students to join the fight against the "education establishment."
The Conservative Political Action Conference, which kicked off this week, included a workshop that gave students tips for capturing evidence that faculty members lean liberal.
Six lawmakers wrote to the education secretary to seek more information about the panel, which the Liberty University president says will deal primarily with college deregulation.
Despite heated opposition, the committee that oversees accreditors recommended that the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges continue its status as a gatekeeper of federal student aid for 18 months.
Activists who recently gathered for the International Students for Liberty Conference spoke out about where they fit into the sharply partisan debates playing out on their campuses.
"The 2016 election is pretty well settled," says J. Alex Halderman, "but I am extremely worried about what is going to happen in 2018 and 2020."
The author of a recent book on transgender college students worries about Trump's rollback of Obama-era protections and advocates moving beyond "best practices" for inclusion.
A "Dear Colleague" letter from the Education and Justice Departments says that "there must be due regard for the primary role of the states and local school districts."
The company that owns the test is taking steps to prevent leaks and dissuade potential cheaters after a wave of test stealing led to canceled exams in China last year.
Many college leaders are more than willing to see the Liberty University president champion deregulation. But fewer are eager to be associated with his political views.
To supporters, the agency is simply trying to keep up with the science. To detractors, itâs a reach for authority so broad as to go beyond any reasonable definition of the Food and Drug Administrationâs mandate.
While the proposal to make tuition free for black students made headlines, University of Wisconsin at Madison students say theyâre thinking strategically. And the university says it is making strides.
A state senator who previously has taken shots at higher education describes his new measure as intended to reduce professorsâ partisan slants while making them better known to students.
Moon Duchin has helped create a program to train mathematicians to be expert witnesses in court cases over redrawn electoral districts. She explains why itâs "the right moment" to pursue this new approach.
Gary May, dean of engineering, will succeed the controversial Linda P.B. Katehi, pending board approval, on August 1.