The National Labor Relations Board's 3-to-1 decision reverses a 2004 ruling involving Brown University. That decision barred graduate students at private colleges from unionizing.
The board's lone dissenter said a host of unwelcome behaviors were likely to take hold at private colleges. The other members largely dismissed that concern.
The University of Texas flagship prohibits dildos but, thanks to the state’s new campus-carry law, allows guns. Students are protesting, and local proprietors are lending a hand.
The university filed probate-court papers on Tuesday seeking more than $9.9 million in what it says were unfunded pledges made by the oil and gas magnate Aubrey McClendon before his death, in March, reports The Wall Street Journal.
Michael Wesch, an associate professor of anthropology at Kansas State University, joins his students for an unusual tour of their lives beyond the classroom.
This fall Chad A. Goldberg will teach students the significance of the "Wisconsin Idea," a longstanding principle in the state-university system’s mission statement that was almost overturned last year by the governor.
A state-budget stalemate means the colleges haven’t seen permanent funding in over a year. Administrators now wonder if the crisis will reverberate for years to come.
The recipient of a prestigious scholarship talks about how he will navigate his freshman year after the passage of the state’s controversial "bathroom bill."
Many people worry that high-achieving, low-income students too often don’t attend top colleges. A new book explores the challenge of helping more students succeed at a broader range of institutions.
The law, signed 20 years ago today by President Bill Clinton, has had a complex impact on poverty — and on educational attainment, according to Amy Ellen Duke-Benfield, a policy analyst with the Center for Law and Social Policy.
Skyline College is one of a small but growing number of institutions that look beyond financial aid to help ensure that living expenses don’t delay or derail adult students.
Colleges and universities are implementing an array of innovative new programs that offer students guidance on navigating the higher-education landscape and help them develop the skills needed for success.