Colleges are exploiting advances in analytical modeling to engage professors in discussions of teaching cost in relation to quality.
A recent report from MIT about online education argues that the right way to use technology is to help professors do what they already do, but better.
Making disadvantaged students subsidize the attendance of their more privileged peers is as regressive as it is indefensible.
Colleges and policy makers should focus on funding models that add value instead of focusing on outcomes devoid of human context.
The visa difficulties of a British expert in tropical parasitology show that American policy makers must find a way for scientists to travel to the United States as freely as they do elsewhere.
Understanding the needs, interests, and technical proficiency of faculty members before jumping into features and solutions is an important way to improve the process.
People who fear the prospect of legal, concealed weapons on campuses are being just as irrational as those who refuse to leave the house unarmed.