Short-form e-books can be a respectable way to deliver serious scholarship.
Increasing reports of anti-Semitic words and deeds raise issues of academic freedom, and the groups disagree over when and how to complain.
For Profit Education
McDonald’s does well by utilizing economies of scale and selling a small number of products in a standardized fashion. Why can’t universities do the same? asks Richard...
John S. Wilson Jr., who left a post in the White House, wants to give Morehouse College the great future he imagined it could have when he was a student there.
Leadership & Governance
Transitions: NATO Commander to Lead Tufts's Fletcher School; New Vice Chancellor at California Community Colleges
James G. Stavridis, who will retire from the Navy this summer, will become dean of the international-affairs school. Read about that and other job-related news.
Admissions & Student Aid
Smaller private colleges with many Pell Grant-eligible students want more help for those students and better measures of what the institutions are achieving.
And nearly 20 percent of the private colleges audited broke rules for nonprofit groups in determining the compensation of their chief executive.
Mr. Alda played a central role in creating a center at the State University of New York at Stony Brook that helps researchers explain their findings to a general audience.
Two researchers discuss their study of inequality in higher education, which involved the women on one freshman floor of a public-college flagship.
Compare College TX allows users to contrast the state's public universities and community colleges on a range of measures.
As price-conscious students increasingly choose less-expensive colleges, discounting is losing its power to keep enrollments healthy, a survey suggests.
Edward L. Widmer has stepped down as director of a library at Brown University to advise both Brown's president and Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Rainy-day funds, generally considered to be prudent measures, are targets of legislators unfamiliar with multibillion-dollar enterprises like state universities.
Sickle-cell trait can cause students to die unexpectedly after intense exercise. But mandatory testing isn't a quick fix.
Student AffairsMore Student Affairs
The documentary will criticize policy makers, politicians, unions, and others who "protect the flawed status quo."
Labor & Work-Life Issues
Their median base pay rose by 2.3 percent last year, an improvement over the previous year, an annual survey found.