State regulators are concerned that the Education Department's new proposal will impose substantial new burdens on their offices.
Association of public universities says Obama ratings system could create "perverse incentives," but supports linking receipt of aid to performance on key metrics.
The Obama administration unveils more than 100 commitments from colleges and universities and millions of dollars in philanthropic donations as part of its White House higher education summit.
An effort to simplify how institutions are authorized to operate in multiple states prepares to invite its first members.
Higher education advocates are once again pressing lawmakers to end automatic budget cuts as Congress begins new negotiations over federal spending this week.
The U.S. Education Department is applying its state authorization regulation differently to nonprofit and for-profit colleges, in ways that some experts believe is unfair and possibly illegal.
In response to Congressional invitation, college groups suggest ideas for revising key federal law, from federal student-level database to risk-based approaches to accreditation and student aid.
A personal relationship between Governor John Kasich and Ohio State's Gordon Gee has helped shape state higher education policy. Many institutions stand to benefit -- but Ohio State’s potential long-term gains stand out.
City College of San Francisco would be largest institution ever to lose recognition. Appeal and state intervention are likely.
Congressional panel hears from accreditors and their critics, and appears to sympathize with the latter.
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