A disconnect between repayment, completion, and default exposes a significant flaw in the government’s key metric for colleges' financial accountability.
A theater professor fired by Pomona College accuses it of denying her access to students’ reviews of her teaching to hide its own discrimination.
The average scientist is 42 before he or she scores a first NIH grant. That creates a gap, and three philanthropic groups are trying to fill it.
Even researchers who disagree on whether today’s results are overstated agree on the promise of tomorrow’s.
An unusual meeting at Berkeley offers job advice and consultation to those looking for work beyond the campus.
The university’s president sits on the board of a prominent oil company, a worrisome fact when scientists fault injection wells for a steep rise in earthquakes.
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A Dallas community-college district is giving up its share of the revenue for course materials sold through its bookstores.
Lawmakers say that information on what degree recipients earn can help determine funding for public-college programs. But the data comes with flaws — for now.
Student-affairs panelists share strategies for improving graduates’ placement rates.
An inquiry was suspended for lack of evidence, the local police chief said. He urged colleges to act quickly in the face of complaints.
Senators agreed with a panel that oversees accreditors that it’s time to overhaul the process by which colleges are certified for federal aid. But the lawmakers took a big...
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Technology has a role in meeting the challenge, John L. Hennessy told leaders at the American Council on Education's annual gathering. But first it has problems of its own...
Perhaps the biggest legacy of the free online courses, say some of their pioneers, is unintended: increased pressure on colleges to spend more money on teaching.
Nobody would confuse the Integrated Student Information System with a brutal Middle Eastern caliphate. But some institutions aren’t taking any chances.
The idea for the Minerva Project sprang from the brow of a student two decades ago. Now he's testing it in reality.
New classroom methods and platforms present difficulties for students who are deaf or blind.
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