An appeals panel held that the First Amendment gave an adjunct the right to speak out about alleged mistreatment despite having been asked to praise her college.
In a time of Ebola hysteria, research on the undead helps us better understand how such diseases spread.
Four California universities want to create a stronger sense of community for black and Hispanic doctoral students in science and engineering.
A study that involved a deceptive mailing to Montana voters raises questions about a new research trend.
The deal The Baffler struck with the press in 2011 helped keep the publication alive. Now the journal has negotiated an exit.
- Turning West, Historians Take a Wider View of Early America
- Tensions Between Faculty Members and Consultants Come to a Head in Minn.
- How Does an Academic Boycott of Israel Actually Work?
- Brain-Training Companies Get Advice From Some Academics, Criticism From Others
- A Test Case for Sexual Harassment
Frustrated with glitches in the popular admissions platform, a group of public and private institutions pursues a rival system as a backup.
The rule was expected to hold programs accountable for borrowers’ default rates. But that metric has been dropped.
As for-profit higher education’s fortunes fade, an institution explores a conversion to appeal to Christian philanthropists.
An award from two city-improvement groups focuses on higher education. Our accompanying map shows changes in numbers of degrees awarded across the country.
Revelations at Chapel Hill spur officials elsewhere to shift pay incentives for coaches and raise alert for signs of academic fraud.
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- Campus Counseling Centers Face a Question: Where Are All the Men?
- Athletics Advisers' Ethical Dilemma
- One Message at Meeting of Community-College Trustees: Pay Attention to Demographics
Unless students deliberately opt out, companies can use their information to recruit them for other programs, a contract shows.
Institutions benefit from the marketing, technology, and customer-support expertise, but they forfeit potential profit and some control.
Anonymous posts on the smartphone application are fostering conversations, but the dialogue is not always fit for the classroom.
After rapidly proliferating following the Virginia Tech shootings, in 2007, university-issued emergency alerts now draw complaints—and indifference.
Campus bookstores say companies’ aggressive tactics hurt business and violate colleges’ exclusivity contracts.
- How Close Is Too Close? Industry Courts Computer Scholars
- How Do You Plan the Campus of the Future? Try Not To.
- One Professor Schemes to Keep Colleges in the Web’s Fast Lane
- College Libraries Push Back as Publishers Raise Some E-Book Prices
- Pushed by Lawmakers, U. of Florida Dives Into Online Education