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Officials at the colleges have established emergency funds for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students whose families cut them off financially after they come out.
Eighteen recipients of TheDream.US scholarships share their stories and thoughts on college.
The agency's findings stand in stark contrast to the results of a Department of Justice audit, which found widespread denial of benefits by one servicer.
Conference-goers flocked to a panel on pronouncing Chinese names. Just trying, they were told, goes a long way toward helping make students feel respected and welcome.
A year after Narendra Modi was elected, critics say they don't see a clear policy direction and are concerned about government attempts to take control of some universities.
A look at the time, money, and outreach it took to bring 532 freshmen to one university.
Robert Darnton, an advocate of sharing materials online, will continue on the board of the Digital Public Library of America.
Richard A. DeMillo, a professor at Georgia Tech, says Michael Crow made his vision for higher education coherent in the book he wrote with a colleague.
An NIH-backed project to collect samples from people who have suddenly died is confronting questions about whether the grieving next of kin know what they are agreeing to.
In an era of innovation, higher education clings to an age-old system fueled by debatable metrics.
Idaho administrator named new Board of Regents' chief executive | Prairie Business Magazine | Grand Forks, ND (5/22/2015)
The Common Application is redefining its mission. CollegeNet Inc. is planning for a new shared application that selective colleges will use.
An analysis of more than 200 court decisions involving faculty members’ First Amendment lawsuits says colleges usually win.
David Broockman said he supported a study with key findings on people’s opinions of same-sex marriage. But it unraveled when he and a colleague tried to replicate it.
A program at Texas A&M at Commerce offers degrees that are flexible and low-cost. Will they lead to jobs?
The group convened a panel of experts on Tuesday to discuss how some of the looming challenges for intercollegiate athletics could be resolved.
As Asian-Americans debate affirmative action, a scholar says a reputation for diligence secures some favorable treatment in high school while obscuring others' struggles.
Consumer groups push for blanket relief, but the agency, wary of setting a potentially costly precedent, leans toward an individualized process.