Sweet Briar's Demise
Summoned to a meeting in Washington, D.C., the college’s board members looked at the numbers. And they realized there wasn’t a choice.
- Scenes From the Death of a College
- Commentary: The Dangers of Tuition Discounting
Spotlight on Greek Life
Fraternity houses often feel like no-accountability zones for many reasons. But most of them come back to simple matters of cost and liability.
- Racism in Oklahoma Frat Video Is Widespread at Colleges, Researcher Says
An Intellectual Blueprint
A Stanford institute could change the way we think about learning.
In the News
At least seven universities have pledged to honor their own nondiscrimination policies. But for presidents, taking a public stance is often a balancing act.
"Heightened cash monitoring" requires institutions to pay federal loans and grants out to students before being reimbursed by the Education Department.
- New Law in Britain Pushes Universities to Help Stanch the Flow of Islamic Fighters
- Reversing a Chief’s Dismissal, as Mississippi May, Is a Delicate Matter
- Median Salaries of Higher-Education Professionals, 2014-15
- Northeastern U. Will Open Education 'Hub' in Silicon Valley Company
- Japanese Scientists Fight U.S.-Style Ties Between Universities and Military
- For UVa, a Year of Sorrow, Anger, and Exhaustion
- Should College Administrators Yak Back?
- Mississippi Meets the Pitfalls of Running a Medical Center and a University