Decrease in high school graduates and growth of minority groups will put increased pressure on states to rethink policies and institutions to improve recruitment, retention and outreach to new student populations, according to new report.
At meeting of private college presidents, campaign to discourage use of student aid that is not tied to financial need gains some momentum.
A last-minute deal in Congress puts off mandatory spending cuts for two months and extends a tax break for college tuition.
In pursuit of students who would be a good fit for its rigorous, supportive, small-community environment, Franklin & Marshall is tapping into urban charter schools.
A new fellowship has attracted considerable attention for its claim that it pays students $100,000 to skip college, but some of the winners want to earn degrees -- and the program lets them do it.
Report finds that state merit aid programs have only a small effect on whether graduates stay in-state after college.
Obama has sketched an ambitious higher education agenda for his second term, but it's unclear who at the Education Department will be in charge of implementing it.
In many ways, President Obama's re-election represents a continuation. But he has already hinted at some of his higher education plans for his second term.
Changes to grant eligibility are hitting transfer students, and returning dropouts, particularly hard.
Two new reports by the College Board show more moderate tuition increases than in previous years, but restrictions on federal aid spending could lead to higher net prices going forward.
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