Death of a College
To avoid a similar fate, small colleges need to be hard-nosed about what works and what doesn’t, experts say.
Other colleges offer to take in jettisoned students, but faculty and staff members fear being left without decent jobs, money, and even homes.
- Small Colleges Reach for Lifelines With Survival at Stake
- Under Increasing Pressure, Colleges Consider Mergers—Cautiously
The U.S. Education Department has weighed in on, but not resolved, a dispute over privacy protections stemming from an alleged rape at the University of Oregon.
- Commentary: Raped on Campus? Don’t Trust Your College to Do the Right Thing
The Chronicle Review
How campus rules make students more vulnerable.
In the News
The latest figures, for the 2013 fiscal year, show an improvement from the previous year, when 168 institutions had scores below passing on the controversial test.
Arizona's governor has proposed a budget slashing all funding for three of the state's two-year colleges. Here's how one chancellor is grappling with getting "zeroed out."
- For 529 College-Savings Plans, a Big Challenge Is Setting the Record Straight
- Republican Governors' Shared Goals for Higher Ed: Accountability and Work-Force Preparation
- What a Promise of Financial Aid Might Mean to a Middle Schooler
- What Happened When One University Landed on List of ‘25 Most Dangerous Colleges’
- How the Pressure on Public Colleges Plays Out in One State
- In Football, Stigma of Concussion Creates Incentives to Hide It
- Talk of 'De-Tenure' Triggers Faculty Ire in Tennessee
- After 6 Suicides, U. of Pennsylvania Takes a Tough Look at Its Campus Culture