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.
Long used for practical and applied subjects, competency-based education is moving to the liberal arts. Will this approach improve learning?
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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."
At a hearing, lawmakers merely disagree on how the federal government should encourage state support for colleges.
The legislation, which covers competency-based education and government data for prospective students, faces uncertain prospects in the Senate.
In a new round of "experimental sites," participating colleges may award federal aid for competency-based programs and prior-learning assessments, among others.
At a conference this week, the officials heard a summons to educate faculty members and others on the realities of higher-education financing.
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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.
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