How can a public university open a campus in another state and issue diplomas without the permission of its own board or accreditor?
In response to overwhelming demand for graduates, more institutions create pharmacy colleges.
U.S. government approves revised survey designed to identify barriers that inhibit community college students' ability to continue their educations at other colleges.
Amid "pause" in federal push to toughen oversight of campuses and accreditors, academic leaders begin discussion of how to persuade public (and elected officials) that colleges can govern themselves.
In challenge to rankings business, new data from National Survey of Student Engagement show variation in educational quality is more prevalent within institutions than between them.
What happens when boards and presidents quickly fall out of love?
In unveiling agenda for negotiating rules to carry out the Higher Education Act renewal, Education Dept. prepares to renew key debates from contentious 2007 sessions.
As accreditation council convenes agency officials and college leaders, they contemplate changes big and small -- including possibility of Congressional charter to recalibrate balance between federal and institutional roles.
At international seminar, those charged with validating the quality of their nations' colleges discuss trends in accreditation, and a common scourge: degree mills.
Investors are buying traditional institutions -- but the hurdles, including "cultural risks," are many.
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