The university filed probate-court papers on Tuesday seeking more than $9.9 million in what it says were unfunded pledges made by the oil and gas magnate Aubrey McClendon before his death, in March, reports The Wall Street Journal.
The University of Texas flagship prohibits dildos in public but, thanks to the state’s new campus-carry law, allows guns. Students are protesting, and local proprietors are lending a hand.
The recipient of a prestigious scholarship talks about how he will navigate his freshman year after the passage of the state’s controversial "bathroom bill."
A state-budget stalemate means the colleges haven’t seen permanent funding in over a year. Administrators now wonder if the crisis will reverberate for years to come.
The law, signed 20 years ago today by President Bill Clinton, has had a complex impact on poverty — and on educational attainment, according to Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield, a policy analyst with the Center for Law and Social Policy.
Many people worry that high-achieving, low-income students too often don’t attend top colleges. A new book explores the challenge of helping more students succeed at a broader range of institutions.
Ted Mitchell visited The Chronicle’s newsroom to talk about the Education Department’s role in promoting innovation and change, and ways the legacy of that work could endure after the Obama administration.
The abrupt announcement on Tuesday that Nicholas B. Dirks will step down as chancellor leaves professors and others wondering how the campus will pick up the pieces.
The Education Department’s pilot program extends federal student aid to eight projects in which an unaccredited provider teams up with a college. It also assigns a "quality assurance entity" to each partnership — including some not traditionally thought of as evaluators of higher ed.
Student activism and demands at Towson University, Oberlin College, and the University of Washington took different shapes. But the leaders of all three institutions are searching for common ground between protesters and administrators.
Expecting more student protests this fall, leaders discuss ways they can promote a goal of their own: making diversity and inclusion part of the fabric of their institutions.
Colleges with large endowments have long faced criticism for not serving more of the neediest students. But there’s no clear standard on how many they should enroll.
In a battle where neither would back down, faculty members find fault in both Linda Katehi, who resigned this week as chancellor at Davis, and Janet Napolitano, the system's president.
College Title IX officers say new web platforms could encourage more victims to come forward. But they also worry that third-party sites might complicate communication or present privacy risks.
A college student noticed a gap in the research on people who plan to attend college but don’t matriculate. So she set out to fill it.
The embattled chancellor of the University of California at Davis resigned Tuesday as the system released its investigation into accusations that she had engaged in nepotism, unauthorized service on corporate boards, and extraordinary efforts to manipulate social-media.
A panel will establish principles on when a building’s name ought to be changed, hoping that the resulting guidelines will spread.
Students who attended Black Lives Matter demonstrations in Washington this summer may have offered glimpses of protests that could return to college campuses in the fall.