The Democratic nominee’s proposal might sound great, but it could close many colleges, pressure some flagships, and disappoint students.
Since 1985, Pepperdine University has been exempt from certain provisions of Title IX. But early this year it decided to waive that status. It’s not clear what prompted the shift.
President Obama wants more American Indian students to graduate from college. But look at the challenges these high schoolers face, and it becomes clear why that is a tall order.
William Mendoza, director of the Initiative on American Indian and Alaska Native Education, had several false starts before completing college. He discusses how tribal colleges helped him find his way, and why they remain relevant to students today.
At Widener University, administrators hope that a year of research and service will help professors make the transition.
Only 6.6 percent of faculty members are "very aware" of open educational resources, a survey found, and many say they can’t find such materials, although their use in introductory courses is ticking up.
Many of the City University of New York’s part-time faculty members oppose a new labor agreement that their union heralds as offering them big gains.