Even if the amenities cost many thousands of dollars per student, they represent a college cost that students and their parents have asked for.
Ideological one-sidedness harms the quality of research, the authors of a new paper argue. They offer some suggestions for detecting and avoiding it.
Mergers with universities provide support to cash-strapped scientists.
Scholarly publishers are trying to take advantage of the retail giant’s strength without being swept away by it.
Days after the Service Employees International Union loses a vote at the University of Saint Thomas, it wins one at Antioch University Seattle.
Gary Alan Fine, known for studying subcultures of work and play, turns his attention to the college art scene.
- Selected New Books on Higher Education
- College, on Your Own
- AFT Makes New Effort to Offer Benefits to Contingent Faculty Members
- In a Fight for More Funds, Professors Quantify Colleges’ Neglect of Instruction
- In Backlash Over Facebook Research, Scientists Risk Loss of Valuable Resource
An expert isn’t surprised that some Ohio State students and alumni are rallying around the band director who was fired last week for tolerating hazing.
Students who came close to graduating but didn’t quite finish are more likely to return to a campus to complete a degree, a report says.
Administrators are taking part in a warts-and-all performance review at the request of their business-minded president.
In educating students, colleges today walk a fine line between empowerment and entitlement.
Rep. Paul D. Ryan wants to streamline the system, cap some federal loans, create a database to track aid recipients, and disrupt "the accreditation status quo."
- Senators in Both Parties Agree: States Must Do More for Higher Education
- U. of Akron Chief’s New Rules: Pick Up Your Trash
- House Approves 2 Bills Toward Renewal of Higher Education Act
- Education Dept. Will Test Use of Student Aid in Programs Not Based on Credit Hour
- New Role for College Business Officers: Selling Change
The leaders of Cornell Tech, a new institution in New York City, are designing spaces meant to accommodate whatever tomorrow brings.
Is net neutrality doomed? Bill Baker has an idea: a space for the public sector on the Internet.
Big increases leave librarians at liberal-arts institutions feeling ambushed.
The ambitious business plan calls for more than 24,000 in enrollment and $76.6-million in revenue by 2024.
Spurred by a desire to better control who is going in and out, campuses are adopting sophisticated new technology.
- Southern New Hampshire U. Designs a New Template for Faculty Jobs
- Technology Provides Foreign-Language Immersion at a Distance
- Worried by FCC Plan, Net-Neutrality Advocates at Colleges Gauge Next Steps
- Writing Instructor, Skeptical of Automated Grading, Pits Machine vs. Machine
- Open-Source Software for College Administrators Reaches ‘Tipping Point’ After 10 Years