North Carolina governor becomes the latest Republican to question the value of liberal arts, push more vocational training and target the state's flagship.
Michigan is the latest state to allow community colleges to issue bachelor's degrees. But despite controversy and turf wars, actual practice remains limited, for now.
State appropriations for higher education increased in 31 states last year, according to new report, though the gains were small in most, reflecting broader economic shifts.
North Dakota State U. wins $1.2 million grant for a sex education program, then -- after legislators protest -- says it might be illegal to use the money. Faculty accuse administrators of sacrificing academic freedom.
Every university funding source is under pressure, Moody’s asserts, meaning that all institutions -- even the elites -- need to rethink their business models.
Colleges spent much more on athletics per athlete than on academics per student between 2005 and 2010, new report finds, with growth in the former outpacing the latter.
State's governor looks to MOOCs for help in entry-level courses at public institutions. San Jose State takes the plunge while community colleges mull a different path.
Coursera unveils fee-based, verified courses, which could generate revenue for the company and its university partners.
At meeting of private college presidents, campaign to discourage use of student aid that is not tied to financial need gains some momentum.
Contractual changes have left two public university presidents in tenuous positions and highlight a growing fear of commitment among boards.
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