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.
The nonprofit entities often operate with little or no public oversight, but state legislators are starting to pay attention.
Carol T. Christ is a longtime scholar of Victorian literature and more recently interim vice chancellor and provost there.
The pleas, to charges of child endangerment, could land them in prison for five years, and leave Graham Spanier, the university's former president, as the only remaining defendant.
In remarks to a meeting of college leaders, the University of Virginia president noted campus controversies where free expression has come under attack from both sides of the political spectrum.
More students and families are turning to the crowdfunding website to raise money for college. Here are three of their stories.
Experiential-learning opportunities help students apply the classroom to the real world, but many of them don't get the chance.
A higher-education researcher knows that determination is just one of the ingredients low-income students need to have a shot at succeeding in college.
Wright State University appointed its first female president, and the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth named its first African-American leader. Â
An admissions official at the University of Pennsylvania explains its new way to do holistic review and why other colleges are following suit.
By Eric Hoover
A team-based approach to initial reviews can often save time and may allow for better evaluations.
An international-affairs expert wards off young photobombers during a live interview.
The college said it had confirmed details of former students' allegations of sexual misconduct by the professor, a Holocaust survivor who died in 2010.
Some students and alumni are wearied by a parade of headlines about the universityâs handling of sexual assault. But others say the focus should remain until problems are fully acknowledged and fixed.
Katie Hinde created an NCAA-tournament-style contest that pits 64 animals against each other. It has succeeded even in the distraction-heavy business end of college basketballâs season.
A team-based approach to initial reviews Â can often save time and may allow Â for better evaluations
After reports swirled about an outage, the government said it had taken offline a resource that makes it easier for people to fill out the Fafsa. College-access groups raised alarms.
A former senior counsel for the university had sued, claiming that he was fired after reporting misconduct by the leadership.
A federal judge overseeing an investor-fraud case has ordered the university to provide testimony and documents showing how a donor sent money to the institution.
Business leaders like Elon Musk and Bill Gates have given weight to the notion that every adult should someday receive a cost-of-living stipend. Itâs a bold notion that academic researchers have largely had trouble tackling.