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The Education Department tries again to ensure that vocational students’ debt is commensurate with their potential earnings.
How well does the new rule meet the concerns of various interest groups? Will it stand up to legal scrutiny? Here's a look at some of the issues.
An online petition asking the American Philosophical Association to take action has drawn more than 650 signatures.
A science subcommittee authorized a slight spending increase for the agency, including a partial retreat from efforts to slash its budget for social-science research.
The Social Science History Association wants to shop for a new publisher of its journal. But a phrase in its contract with Duke University may stand in the way.
The system handles more than $94-billion in defaulted loans. An Education Department official told lawmakers the system is working, but other witnesses said flaws remain.
The department should ensure that student are protected when colleges use third-party servicers, like Higher One, to deliver aid refunds, a report says.
Some lawmakers have raised questions about a model used by Western Governors University, which the state's governor has championed.
The New America Foundation asserts that momentum is building to create such a system, despite continued opposition from the national association for private colleges.
In a letter to the secretary of education, a congressman who led an investigation says the colleges no longer require the student-aid forms.
The nominee for the White House's top higher-education post was on hand at a closed session during the American Council on Education's meeting.
User-friendly technology means more alerts for police officers and improved security for colleges.
Pending bills would combine the College of Charleston and the Medical University of South Carolina.
Dan Lundquist, who has played key roles in admissions, talks of preparing for a shrinking pool of students.
An exhibit recalls a nighttime blaze that destroyed Wellesley College’s mansard-roofed dormitory and classroom building.
Rebecca M. Bergman, a senior executive at Medtronic Inc., will lead Gustavus Adolphus College. Read about that and other job-related news.
Kent D. Syverud follows a leader who fostered community involvement, and he plans to continue her efforts.
After a lab injury at the university, administrators there are forced to defend their policies.