Possible end game for competency-based education emerges with five new "direct assessment" programs, as foundations and experts discuss how to ensure academic quality.
Despite social media and alumni magazine profiles, most college alumni don’t know the president of their alma mater. Does that matter?
California's community colleges get graded with new completion scorecards. Experts say the data are among the best provided by a public college system.
Two-tier pricing at California community colleges faces longer odds under new chancellor, who says differential tuition clashes with the state's laws and open-access commitment.
The Gates Foundation pulls together a diverse group of college leaders to dish on adaptive learning and funds new report on the emerging technology.
A scathing report from a regional accreditor's site team tanks tighter admission standards at Pima Community College and finds a "culture of fear."
Vanderbilt has seen average student debt decline due to “singular focus” on fund raising for need-based financial aid, a potential model for other universities. Hopkins has taken similar approach.
Indian-born academics are seeing their numbers grow in top campus jobs, reflecting internationalization trends over the past 40 years.
A vote against NYU’s president raises questions about the university’s local and global ambitions, as well as whether the traditional structure of shared governance can survive rapid changes in higher education.
U.Va. remains a battleground in the broader debate about what roles faculty and board members should play in governance, even as campus tensions linger.
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