Higher Education News
A new documentary film charts the rise of for-profit colleges and questions higher educationâs financial-aid model.
A monument to the Confederacy known as Silent Sam stands at the main entrance of the U. of North Carolina. Itâs ripping the campus apart. So whatâs keeping it there?
They draw underrepresented high-school women and minorities into rewarding careers. Federal and private grants help keep fees from being an obstacle. And colleges identify standout students for recruiting.
Campus officials say they are "deeply concerned" about anonymous allegations of sexual assault and harassment by Gopal Balakrishnan.
James Allsup, former head of the Washington State U. College Republicans, won re-election as president of the campus chapter. But he was found to be ineligible for the office because he will soon graduate.
As lawmakers prepare to hash out the differences in bills passed by both chambers of Congress, hereâs what each would mean for higher ed.
Advocates for the job-training positions also face challenges stemming from loose definitions of what they are and negative public perceptions of who they serve.
The bill, to reauthorize the Higher Education Act, would repeal the gainful-employment regulation, codify Title IX guidance, simplify the Fafsa, and eliminate the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.
Lawmakers say the University of Nebraska isnât doing enough to protect free speech and conservative voices. The university says the charges are reckless and motivated by a political agenda that is eroding trust in higher education.
The professor, John Casey, an award-winning creative-writing instructor, is the subject of at least three Title IX complaints.
The American Academy of Arts & Sciences lays out recommendations for educating the next generation of students.
At the top of the list are plans to tax tuition waivers for graduate students and other college employees, to remove incentives for charitable giving, and to tax the investment earnings of some private-college endowments.
A provocative opinion column about race at the university drew heavy criticism on the campus.
Yes, theyâre flawed. But theyâre not the only way to gather studentsâ perspectives.
Students, faculty, and administrators hope to bring about sweeping cultural change at the Berklee College of Music, where 11 professors have been fired for sexual misconduct over the past 13 years.
Thomas Brunellâs work challenges a widely held conviction in his field, that political competition is healthy for democracy. Fellow scholars say his study is useful to consider, even if few agree with him.
Legislation to reauthorize the Higher Education Act would stiffen eligibility requirements for colleges, including historically black colleges, Hispanic-serving institutions, and other minority-serving institutions, to receive funds under Title III and Title V of the law.
Californiaâs attorney general sued Ashford University on Wednesday, saying it had misled prospective students, among other illegal practices.
Lucian Wintrich was at the university to deliver a speech titled âItâs OK to Be White.â He grabbed a woman after she appeared to take a piece of paper from the lectern where he was speaking.
The new app, which the Education Department says will be rolled out in the spring, would allow students to apply for federal financial aid and check their credit score, among other features.