How one studentâs journey from community college to a career focused on physics shows a slice of life in southwest Louisiana.
While some student leaders said the transaction would strengthen the universityâs national presence, several professors said faculty members should have been involved.
By acquiring the for-profit-education giant, the public university is taking cues from the fast pace of online growth at other nonprofit institutions.
Students, alumni, and supporters of historically black colleges traveled to Washington on Thursday to press their cause, as increased aid from the Trump administration seems less likely.
The president and his education secretary, Betsy DeVos, have said little about their higher-education priorities so far. But that doesnât mean their stewardship hasnât been felt.
Don Grant said his resignation is unrelated to the allegations coming from a Colorado worker's union, and calls them a "tactic" to unionize faculty
The president of Niagara County Community College, in New York, stepped down following news of a recording in which he appeared to blame the victim of a campus sexual assault.
Purdue University's board made the deal official on Thursday morning.
F. King Alexander, president of Louisiana State University, says he will continue to speak out for public higher education and against politicians who undermine it. But he sometimes wonders where the voices of his peers are.
When an authentic-looking plaque appeared on a building at the center of Chapel Hillâs debate over its racial history, activists were giddy. It was the work of this student.
The conservative commentator Ann Coulter canceled her speech planned for Thursday, prompting a new round of recriminations at on a campus known as the birthplace of the free-speech movement.
Academics react to a fashion ad that features an outfit for the women on the tenure track.
The conservative commentator's decision came after the groups hosting her said the university had failed to provide âassurances for protections from foreseeable violence from unrestrained leftist agitators.â
Pressure from faculty, students, and the governor has prompted a special meeting of the college's Board of Trustees.
Nicholas B. Dirks talks about his time as chancellor, public support for higher education, and a developing controversy involving Ann Coulter, a conservative provocateur who plans on Thursday to speak on the campus â even though Berkeley officials say it is not safe to do so.
Before it even got up and running, the institute, which aims to study "human flourishing," drew scrutiny for its largest funding source: the Charles Koch Foundation. At the instituteâs first conference, its leader called the event a chance to show scholars that "weâre doing serious work."
A group of students and alumni of Pomona College, which named her a visiting professor, argues that it should. Scholars and administrators say that demand treads on dangerous territory.
The program helps prepare low-income high-school students for college. Some members of Congress are urging the Education Department to "apply some common sense" and reconsider the rejected applications, putting more focus on substance than format.
A California state audit also asserted that the University of Californiaâs Office of the President had paid excessive salaries.
The abrupt announcement that Mary Beckerle, head of the Huntsman Cancer Institute, was leaving was met with anger from faculty members, students, and the instituteâs main donor.