As public institutions in Illinois fall victim to budget gridlock, experts say short-term funding makes it difficult for administrators to plan for the future.
With enough financing from state and federal sources, the program could help many more disadvantaged students graduate and prosper, officials say.
The university's president said it was "completely inappropriate" that a professor had been asked to avoid a sensitive topic in class.
The director of the university's communications school, Samuel Bradley, was accused of hiding an inquiry into his inappropriate relationships with students at a previous job.
Hillary Clinton wants to help aspiring business creators with their loans. Higher-education experts don’t think that’s the best way to help them out.
As campus carry becomes legal in Texas and active-shooter scenarios loom in the public consciousness, security officials are grappling with costs both big and small.
The university is making progress in enrolling more students eligible for Pell Grants. Now it is wrestling with how to better support low-income students once they enroll.
Amid concerns over protests and other potential unrest, institutions like Cleveland State University and Cuyahoga Community College are expanding their police presence and advising students on how to stay safe.
A foundational piece of research on microaggressions, cited as a guide by several universities, has surfaced as ammunition in the war over sensitivity in higher education.
Institutions collect startling amounts of information on students. Do the students have a right to know how it's being used, and should they be able to opt out?
More and more colleges have moved their learning-management software to "the cloud." What they don’t realize is that it’s all on the same cloud.
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