Eric T. Schneiderman, New York’s top law-enforcement officer, took an activist role in forcing the struggling Cooper Union to submit to state oversight. His office plans to steer other institutions away from trouble, too.
When the gamers arrived on Saturday morning, 8,000 feet of extension cords and 11,000 feet of Ethernet cables waited inside the University of Cincinnati’s basketball arena.
Four higher-education companies converted to nonprofit status but now act like "covert for-profits," a report says.
John B. King Jr., who will take over for Arne Duncan in December, isn’t well known in higher-ed circles. But his track record offers some clues about how he will lead the Education Department.
Two university researchers say they’re optimistic that their work will have long-term benefits. But the sometimes-vitriolic response they receive can be deeply frustrating.
Some advisers say young scholars should expect to spend several years looking for tenure-track positions; others emphasize the need to strike quickly. Vitae's JobTracker project tries to get a read on the reality.
Assessments of the education secretary’s seven-year tenure credit him with changing the culture of the department to one of accountability and transparency.