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Companies that provide academic coaches say such customized support can improve retention.
Community colleges’ continued commitment to the open door means that too many students, unprepared as they are, encounter a closed doorway.
It’s not enough to start programs to help students meet their goals. Administrators need data.
A University of Iowa program tries to help students find academic value in their work, no matter how menial.
At its heart, higher education is a human activity. By face-to-face contact, colleges can do far more to help students learn.
Despite the perception that the arts primarily promote individual expression, arts training can create opportunities for something more.
They can’t possibly fulfill all the goals that faculty members and students set for them. But that in itself is thrilling and instructive.
A doctoral program proposed at Georgetown University includes preparation for nonacademic careers. But critics say it would cheapen the degree.
With growing competition for students, enrollment leaders face more scrutiny and less job security.
Transitions: Cal State Poly Pomona Chooses New Leader; New York Institute of Technology Appoints Admissions Dean
Soraya M. Coley, provost and vice president for academic affairs at California State University at Bakersfield, will lead the polytechnic university.
Ursinus College comes to grips with the loss of its leader.
Christopher A. Rollston, who left a seminary in Tennessee in 2012 after a conflict with administrators, will teach students a historical approach to translating religious texts from antiquity.
Higher education's talking about sexual assault on campus, Steven Salaita, college ratings, Goucher College's video applications, and more.
The Illinois board’s vote to reject the outspoken scholar marks not the end of the story but the beginning of the next chapter.
After an 8-to-1 vote against him by the university’s trustees, the scholar and his supporters, on the campus and off, pledge further action.
The delays have allowed problems to linger, and cost taxpayers money, according to the department’s inspector general and the Government Accountability Office.
The police at more than 100 institutions have acquired gear from the Department of Defense at virtually no cost.
People over 65 make up a small percentage of borrowers, but their amount of debt has increased sixfold in less than a decade.
Faculty members in online videos read nasty student comments for laughs. And catharsis.