Paying for College
The president’s swift reversal on a proposal to roll back tax breaks for college-savings accounts demonstrates the power of that income demographic.
The accounts have been characterized as both a reward for middle-class Americans and a tax break for the wealthy. Here's a look at who actually benefits.
The Chronicle Review
The senior African-American scholars I meet are bitter and disheartened. Am I doomed to the same fate?
On February 28, 1967, Gov. Ronald Reagan spoke of "certain intellectual luxuries that perhaps we could do without." Here's why liberal education has never recovered.
Vitae: Career News and Tools
Every semester, on college campuses across America, there's a rash of students whose grandmothers suddenly pass away. Some cases, of course, are real. Here's how to respond...
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In the News
A report says that the Carnegie Unit, despite its flaws, plays an important role in organizing higher education.
A researcher studying the accuracy of net-price calculators discusses why the tools matter and how they could be improved.
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- Wisconsin’s Governor Ups the Ante for University Autonomy
- The Open-Records King of Eugene