One university's experiment involves English composition, better advising and living in a science-themed dorm.
Through its new curriculum, Penn stresses science and math and deemphasizes the role of AP courses.
On the upswing nationally, sign language is on the defensive at Brown.
Florida board moves toward requiring specific percentages of undergraduates to specialize in certain areas that the state needs.
After 3 years looking inward, a top liberal arts college emerges with new plans for sophomores, interdisciplinarity, faculty hiring and the budget.
Wayne State professors attack plan to break up college focused on disadvantaged and minority students.
Why are students more likely to thrive at -- and graduate from -- some colleges than others? That's the central question in Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter, just published by Jossey-Bass.
The Education Department isn't requiring much from colleges to carry out a new law.
Foundations and top universities want to promote subject-matter expertise -- and public trust.
Some scholars want to create new academic programs to focus on study of extremist groups.
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