Scholar goes behind scenes to observe professors decide whom to admit to top Ph.D. programs. She finds that GRE and grades dominate first winnowing, while diversity comes into play later.
A Vermont college's new curricular venture enables students to self-publish books -- a project officials hope will aid a largely first-generation student body and give humanities students a "deliverable" for the future.
Law school group settles suit by Justice Department by agreeing to no longer identify test-takers who receive extra time due to a disability -- and to streamline process of getting extra time.
- Donald Bachand, provost and vice president for academic affairs at Saginaw Valley State University, in Michigan, has been promoted to president there.
- Elizabeth Davis, executive vice president and provost of Baylor University, in Texas, has been chosen as president of Furman University, in South Carolina.
Naropa professor, suspended for not speaking at all, even in class, says he's being punished for speaking out previously about diversity issues.
A professor's e-mail to students he thought were minority raises the question of whether help should ever be offered only to that subset of a course's students.
While many colleges have not yet felt the effects of sequestration, federal spending cuts could be destructive for tribally controlled colleges.
A new study exhibits the internal struggles of African-American students who attend predominantly white universities.
New federal designation for institutions that serve Asian-American and Pacific Islander students could significantly aid low-income students in those groups, a study finds --- but funding for those colleges lags.
Appeals court says University of Toledo had right to fire human resources director for op-ed questioning legitimacy of gay rights.