Long used for practical and applied subjects, competency-based education is moving to the liberal arts. Will this approach improve learning?
The union is teaming up with the Freelancers Union to provide access to health, dental, liability, disability, and life insurance, among other things.
The AAUP's budget crunchers produce analyses showing colleges to be in solid financial shape.
Amid the torrent of criticism of a recent study, corporations may simply decide not to give academics access to their internal data.
- A Scholar of the Black Experience Shapes Giving at Mellon
- At Mellon, Signs of Change
- Replication Crisis in Psychology Research Turns Ugly and Odd
- Status of the Humanities: ‘We Haven’t Quite Recovered From the Recession’
- Will ASU Online’s Starbucks Baristas Outearn Their Professors?
In a plan to be released on Tuesday, Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. will lay out a "job-driven checklist" for colleges and other applicants for $1.4-billion in grants.
Higher education cannot afford to sit on the sidelines as states and secondary schools agree on what it means to be ready for college or a job.
The Education Department is reprocessing the student-aid applications of 200,000 who inadvertently reported too much income. But it’s not working out in their favor.
The university said it would pay nearly $1.3-million to settle the case brought by the women, who are current or former undergraduates.
A legislative committee held a grueling hearing this week on the matter and may announce next month whether it plans to move against the regent.
- U. of Texas Flagship’s Use of Race in Admissions Can Stand, Court Rules
- Illinois Sues 2 Student-Loan Debt-Relief Firms
- Report Faults Education Dept.'s Oversight of Debt-Collection Firms It Hires
- States Give Slightly More Money to Higher Education, Raising Expectations
- Congress, Fretting Over Secrecy, May Miss Bigger Research Problems
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