The Common Application is redefining its mission. CollegeNet Inc. is planning for a new shared application that selective colleges will use.
Promise and Questions
A program at Texas A&M at Commerce offers degrees that are flexible and low-cost. Will they lead to jobs?
Long used for practical and applied subjects, competency-based education is moving to the liberal arts. Will this approach improve learning?
Diversity in Academe
Colleges amp up efforts to retain them, but hurdles remain.
- Campus Child Care Is Disappearing
- Commentary: Singing the First-Generation Blues
- Read More About These Students and Colleges' Efforts to Help Them
Vitae: Career News and Tools
But before you put pen to paper, make sure you have a realistic plan of attack.
- A Professor Tries to Beat Back a News Spoof That Won’t Go Away
In the News
Back in 2013, Noel Ignatiev was accused of anti-white racism in a hoax that set conservative media outlets aflame. He's again finding his inbox filled with hate mail.
Saint Mary’s College of California helps out when family issues, racial taunting, and other challenges threaten to derail an education.
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- Professors Face Long Odds in Court Battles Over Speech Rights
- ‘We Need to Take a Look at the Data’: How 2 Persistent Grad Students Upended a Blockbuster Study
- Student Mentors Keep High-Schoolers Engaged Through College
- Student Evaluations: Feared, Loathed, and Not Going Anywhere
- A Positive Stereotype Both Helps and Harms Asian-American Students
- As They Slice NSF’s Budget, House Republicans Seek to Expose Research Misconduct
- Education Dept. Readies Debt-Forgiveness Plan for Ex-Corinthian Students