With support from big-city mayors in California, for-profit college offers working adults with employer-paid tuition aid a college option with no out-of-pocket costs.
Campus, faculty and student groups had pushed hard for Gov. Jerry Brown's initiative, whose failure would have triggered hundreds of millions in budget cuts.
California's Coastline Community College looks east to team up with out-of-state public universities on joint online degree offerings.
Students and counselors perceive a bias against Asian Americans in elite university admissions and say reticent college officials aren’t helping the situation.
Cal State taps Tim White, UC Riverside's chief, as its next chancellor. White will take over after California's voters consider a tax proposal with big implications for the cash-strapped system.
Illinois law makes it more difficult for public universities to use outside firms to identify candidates for non-presidential jobs, but critics say it won't save money in the long run.
Two California community colleges are ahead of City College of San Francisco in coping with accreditation threat. Special trustees or a takeover could loom, while accreditor warns CCSF faculty about misleading statements.
California's new financial aid cuts are aimed squarely at career colleges, another sign that the battle over for-profit regulation may be moving to the states.
In debate reflecting dilemmas of public higher education with shrinking public investment, UCLA faculty approves controversial plan to shed state support for M.B.A. program.
Amid a financial crisis, California's community college system proposes an end to students repeating courses they've already passed, particularly physical education and arts courses.
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