Nine out of 10 colleges reported no rapes on their campuses in 2014 under the law known as the Clery Act. What that means depends on who's weighing in.
Backlashes on some campuses and compromises on others have prompted some student activists to settle for less.
Sure, financial, consulting, and tech firms recruit heavily. But universities themselves play a key role in structuring the pathways to those careers, according to new research.
Minority students face unique psychological challenges, protesters and psychologists say, and so need unique mental-health services.
Three student-government leaders are facing calls to resign after some of their peers criticized how they responded to activists’ demands.
The legislature has made children of illegal immigrants ineligible for state scholarships and in-state tuition rates. Colleges have limited options to help such students, but some are trying.
Technical colleges in Utah drew criticism for including short-term training programs in their completion numbers. But with colleges under pressure to produce more graduates, the flap illustrates a bigger debate over what counts as a high-quality degree.
Clarion University of Pennsylvania was days away from staging a production of Jesus in India when the playwright learned that three key roles would not be played by Asian students. Acrimony and injured feelings ensued.
A historian of student activism discusses the possible effects of this week’s events at the University of Missouri on student unrest at other campuses.
Mary Spellman, dean of students at Claremont McKenna College, resigned after her comments in an email to a student prompted protests and hunger strikes.
Across the country, students are demanding that colleges become more inclusive of minorities. But changing a racial climate is a long-term struggle.
A series of controversies has boiled over into angry accusations that the university has not sufficiently supported minority students and has not done enough to eliminate racism from the campus.
Ideas that push the status quo can sometimes run afoul of the law. More institutions are stepping up to help their entrepreneurs defend their work.
Recent graduates of for-profit colleges were no more likely to generate hiring interest than their community-college peers, or even those who had completed only high school, a new study found.
The latest data on college costs show that they continue to climb. But what’s an ordinary person to make of that news? Here are four experts’ views.
Tennessee’s embrace of a "corequisite" approach put it at the forefront of a national movement. But some experts worry that the state moved too fast and might leave some students behind.
Many of them face the same challenge: how to ask for a quiet spot to pray in private. College officials aren’t always sure how to respond.