There’s much more to the story than meets the eye.
Pointless change that will increase costs and create confusion.
He’s doubling down on hypocrisy.
Per-student investment in public colleges has not recovered from the Great Recession.
Despite the obvious connection with the university’s namesake, the word does have other connotations.
Wisconsin-Stevens Point is shuttering 13 majors, including English, history, political science and sociology while expanding more job-oriented programs.
International relations prof mostly assign readings by male scholars. Female profs are slightly less likely to do so.
A wealthy alumnus has given Harvard $400 million, sparking a heated debate.
The economics of higher education is increasing the gap between rich and poor.
Want to teach political science for a living? Go to one of a handful of top schools or don’t bother.
The man who killed Trayvon Martin has been expelled from junior college because he’s so controversial.
A consultant for would-be academics, says she wouldn’t have a job if professors would do theirs.
The Obama Justice Department is siding against historians trying to protect the confidentiality of their sources.
While complaints that there’s too much information for intellectuals to sort through, much less read, are constant, they’re not new. Harvard historian Ann Blair argues in her new book Too Much to Know: Managing Scholarly Information Before the Modern Age that this stress goes back at least to Seneca’s time.
Iowa Republicans are targeting professor sabbaticals, thus demonstrating that they understand neither higher ed nor economics.
The skyrocketing cost of tuition makes it harder for students to justify getting a liberal arts education rather than training for a high paying job.
Boston University and Northeastern have found that there is life after football. Shouldn’t most schools follow their lead?
For the first time ever, white students do not make up a majority among freshmen at the University of Texas at Austin.
Should universities be able to force students to buy meal plans for the cafeteria? Alabama students are suing to end the practice.
Under pressure from the Feds, the NCAA is cracking down on colleges who put women’s games ahead of men’s games, which some say relegates them to “warm-up act” status.
For-profit universities are defrauding their students. Indeed, it’s their business model.