Colleges are worried about President Obama’s promise to roll out ratings this fall. But if recent history is any guide, they needn’t be so nervous.
In several states, faculty members and administrators are at odds over strategic planning at institutions pinched by hard realities.
Rules and Regulations
The multiplying regulations that colleges must follow bring new costs and headaches. For what?
It’s a simple idea: When students withdraw, their federal aid should go back to the government. In practice, it’s not so easy.
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The Forever Professors
Vitae: Career News and Tools
Why faculty members with psychiatric disabilities don’t file for work accommodations.
In the News
The sale to the ECMC Group will create the largest nonprofit career-college system in the country. The new owners plan changes in program offerings, recruiting, and costs.
A widely used student-engagement survey’s gauges of educational quality upend tidy notions of selectivity and value. But skeptics see flaws in the measures.
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- Open Education's Publicity Problem
- NIH and FDA Toughen Rules on Reporting Medical Trials
- 3 Key Moments in the History of Student Loans
- Riskier Majors May Become More Attractive if People Know Upside
- Researchers Hope a Contest Will Capture Cancer's Elusive Genome
- Colleges Saw a Flood of Students at Recession’s Peak—and Discouraging Results
- Lawsuits Against Harvard and UNC-Chapel Hill Urge an End to Race-Conscious Admissions