August 17, 2009 - 3:00am
Study of "peer assessment" of U.S. News's graduate and professional rankings suggests benefits for institutions being large and relying on standardized testing.
August 7, 2009 - 3:00am
State inquiry into "clout" admissions places the blame on both trustees and top administrators.
July 31, 2009 - 3:00am
New study finds that, 10 years after offering non-need-based assistance, private colleges are likely to enroll fewer Pell Grant recipients and fewer black students.
June 29, 2009 - 3:00am
University of Illinois trustees have yet to condemn the president or chancellor for a widespread admissions scandal. Maybe that's because the trustees are implicated, too.
June 17, 2009 - 3:00am
U.S. News & World Report is on the verge of officially announcing a major expansion of its rankings Web site. The announcement will focus on the new "University Directory" that has been in beta. The directory has a broader focus than the rankings -- with extensive listings in distance education and adult continuing education, not just the four-year residential colleges that are the focus of the rankings.