The Education Department’s recommendation to strip the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools of its federal recognition could carry far-reaching consequences.
In a draft rule set to be released this week, the Education Department takes steps prompted by the collapse of Corinthian Colleges.
Arizona bars public colleges from confining protests to "speech zones," but other states’ legislatures resist taking stands on hot-button issues like microaggressions and trigger warnings.
The presumptive Republican presidential nominee hasn’t released a plan, but he has commented on student loans, international students, and more.
The rule will affect more than just postdoctoral researchers at public institutions. Here’s a quick guide to what you need to know about its potential impact.
Legislatures in several states have tried to curb college costs, but none has gone as far as a bill in North Carolina would. The bill’s focus on minority-serving institutions adds another dimension to the debate.
The frequently used phrase sheds light on how politicians and the public view higher ed — and they might not all be talking about the same thing.
New research finds that the government’s college-comparison tool had an impact, but that it was concentrated among advantaged students.
Nathan Deal, a Republican, had supported expanding gun rights to bars and churches. But he said the legislation failed to give campuses flexibility to set their own rules.
Ambassador Martin Dahinden explains why two-thirds of his nation’s high-school graduates serve as apprentices and describes how America could import elements of the Swiss plan.
After grilling university officials over diversity offices, diversity spending, and diversity goals, Republican legislators in Tennessee have now sent a bill to the governor’s desk with sharp restrictions.
Tennessee is one of several states where lawmakers have proposed legislation assailed as anti-transgender. The flagship’s chief lobbyist is charged with teasing out its effects on the campus — financial and otherwise.
The Department of Homeland Security used a sham college to charge 21 people with visa fraud. Like most universities, it had an active life on social media.
Education experts worry that the uncertain fate of Chicago State University could drag down residents of the city’s South Side, where learning alternatives are few.
Day-care centers, disciplinary hearings, and faculty offices are among the settings where Texas and Georgia have wrestled over whether to allow guns.
The Education Department’s latest plan to allow students claiming they were defrauded to seek relief is a "vast improvement," the Democrats said, but still doesn’t go far enough.
James Kvaal, who stepped down last week, was involved in nearly every college issue of the Obama years. The upshot? No "walk-off home run," but "a series of singles."
Howard University, for instance, stands to gain millions if it sells. But supporters and alumni of the historically black institution are concerned about what it would lose.
The state’s fiscal problems are once again putting the squeeze on higher education, leaving colleges bracing for another round of sharp cuts.
The agency denied a key senator’s accusation that it had strayed beyond the law in pressuring colleges to take tough stands against sexual harassment and assault.
Many state lawmakers say they remain embarrassed by the turmoil that shook the Columbia campus last fall. Their anger has placed the university on the defensive.
A state legislative committee will soon investigate what the University of Tennessee at Knoxville does with money earmarked for diversity. How can campus officials persuade lawmakers who appear to be unpersuadable?
In a new round of rule making, negotiators will discuss a proposal to set a federal standard for judging borrowers’ claims that they were defrauded and how much relief they should receive.