Courses that give high-school students college credit before they graduate are expanding rapidly. In Texas, where the idea is especially popular, many educators are watching the trend warily.
This month the university released an "action plan" that seeks to promote inclusiveness within its traditionally white fraternities and sororities. But concerns remain about the possibility of lasting change.
The hit augmented-reality game has prompted many colleges to jump on the bandwagon. Sometimes, though, players are finding themselves in unusual situations.
A law that allows people with concealed-weapons licenses to carry their guns on college campuses will have effects that reverberate beyond the classroom.
When state lawmakers stripped funding for the university’s diversity office, they put its Pride Center in peril. The students trying to save it are getting a crash course in budgeting and leadership.
The post, by the vice president of the University of Houston’s student government, has since been deleted. But many of her peers are expressing outrage on social media.
New details reveal a clearer timeline of what happened after the man suspected of killing five police officers burst into a building at El Centro College.
A handful of exchange students happened to be shadowing officers who reacted to last month’s massacre. They weren’t at the scene, but they heard it play out in real time. Here, their program’s U.S. director describes what they witnessed.
In a time of protest and recrimination, balancing the goals of students and an institution can be perilous. The University of Missouri found that out when a student-life administrator turned up in a viral video.
With Sen. Bernie Sanders expected to bow out of the presidential race on Tuesday, campus activists who supported him are divided on Hillary Clinton and remain focused on broad political change.
One university system got a lot of attention for telling students about their loans and then seeing a drop in borrowing. But new evidence from another university suggests that such letters, by themselves, may not alter students’ loan decisions.
Claremont McKenna College was among the campuses caught up in a wave of protests over racial-climate issues last year. What followed there illustrates the difficulties many colleges face in turning demands into reality.
Two administrators are spearheading an effort to make the university more welcoming to students from diverse backgrounds. But, as one of the leaders puts it, they’re "up against a lot in terms of history."
With enough financing from state and federal sources, the program could help many more disadvantaged students graduate and prosper, officials say.
The university is making progress in enrolling more students eligible for Pell Grants. Now it is wrestling with how to better support low-income students once they enroll.
A former mayor of Minneapolis says "different schools" will help close the achievement gap between white and minority students.
As it tries to confront hazing and a student’s death, the state’s flagship university proposes a new recruitment and initiation process for campus Greek life.
A researcher describes her group’s work to design and test behavioral interventions that colleges can use to help students find and stay on their path to a degree.
Court proceedings catapulted Brock Allen Turner and Jack Montague, both athletes at prestigious colleges, into the national news. But the differences between their cases are as instructive as the commonalities.
The University of Central Florida had a crisis plan in place and responded quickly after the mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando that left 49 people dead. But coping with the aftermath is a longer process.