The influx is fueled not by care packages from Mom, but by a surge in online shopping — for textbooks, Halloween costumes, Valentine sweets, dormitory décor, even mini-fridges.
Colleges’ latest settlements with the Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights divide opinions: greater protection for students or automatic indictment of institutions?
Stress outside the lecture hall tends to result in lower grades for freshmen, along with a range of other negative experiences, according to survey results released on Thursday.
Even as it draws praise for shielding academic freedom, the skeptical stance taken by American University professors is also being denounced for potentially undermining students who are psychologically vulnerable.
The group hopes its innovations will put more young people on the path to college earlier. But some experts question whether the effort will really expand access.
A confrontational preacher’s group stirred up students at DePauw University last week. After the clash, the real issue for some became how police officers had interacted with the counterprotesters.
Students are questioning where to draw the line between freedom of speech and ensuring that minority students do not feel devalued.
College officials can use the tool to compare strategies for preventing underage and dangerous alcohol use, based on what research says about their effectiveness and cost.
The results provide a sweeping look at the prevalence of sexual misconduct on campuses. But some experts said it might be hard to compare the findings to others.
The State University of New York is expected to approve a sweeping new policy that seeks to make its campuses more welcoming to a range of underrepresented groups.
The University of Texas asks students to step in on other scenarios, like suicide threats, binge drinking, and academic dishonesty. Other universities are following suit.
Affirmative-consent rules set clear standards for what’s required of students. They’re also changing how colleges adjudicate alleged assaults.
After the Mormon Church lowered the minimum age requirements for missionaries, Utah State University stepped up its efforts to stay connected.
Drexel University has become the first American college to deploy a touch-screen station on its campus to engage students on mental-health issues.
Even though the colleges kicked in more grant aid, only about half of them were able to bring in more freshmen than the year before, according to an annual survey.