Grinnell College, one of the wealthiest liberal arts colleges, says its current financial aid policy is unsustainable, raising questions for other need-blind institutions.
Wofford lets nearby medical school pay for students to use campus facilities, highlighting potential revenue stream for liberal arts colleges that don't want to change their missions.
A new analysis compares the differences and similarities of spending at liberal arts colleges with more wealth (and higher tuition rates) and those without.
Midway College’s aborted effort to construct a pharmacy school shows that an assumed quick fix to finance problems might not be as easy as it seems.
Wesleyan University is moving away from need-blind admissions, saying that keeping the policy would require too much money and impose too much debt on some students.
To move the conversation about the future of liberal arts colleges forward, several presidents say new forums -- some open, some closed -- are needed.
Less-elite liberal arts colleges, which have struggled with demographic and economic change for years, think they have something to teach the elites, who are starting to consider those issues.
While recognizing looming challenges, elite liberal arts college presidents think their best course is to continue to do what they do best and try to change the conversation about educational value.
At a conference this week, it is clear that elite liberal arts colleges are concerned about the future, and silver bullets are hard to find.
Augustana College president tries to give professors a voice in institutional governance at a time when faculty members across the country feel marginalized.
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