A foundational piece of research on microaggressions, cited as a guide by several universities, has surfaced as ammunition in the war over sensitivity in higher education.
Institutions collect startling amounts of information on students. Do the students have a right to know how it's being used, and should they be able to opt out?
A study finds that students are pushed to take out more-expensive private loans or rely on credit cards to finance their education.
The New York institution has been trying to strike a deal with an international education company to help reverse declining enrollments and avoid closing.
Research from Harvard suggests that measuring "reach" — how closely one journal author is connected to others — could be a key factor in career advancement.
A former mayor of Minneapolis says "different schools" will help close the achievement gap between white and minority students.
High-profile defections stoke rumors of a mass exit, but even if professors aren’t fleeing in droves, there’s plenty of maneuvering behind the scenes.
LGBTQ Presidents in Higher Education held its second annual conference in the wake of a mass shooting that targeted gay Americans. Even in the aftermath of that tragedy, some members saw encouraging signs.
Randy Woodson, chancellor of North Carolina State University, says a controversial law that requires transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to the gender listed on their birth certificates is discriminatory and could damage his campus's standing in the scholarly community.
Shifts in economics and student demographics, along with resurgent activism, have altered the tenor of the discussion about affirmative action over the past eight years.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the University of Texas both fleshes out how colleges can stay out of legal trouble and blunts some of the weapons used to attack affirmative action.