University in Scotland uses reality television to admit and provide a scholarship to a student from Ghana.
Academic luminaries take a stand against idea that all research should have a direct economic payoff.
Report worries about narrowness of expertise of doctoral students.
U. of Cambridge turns to bonds, an unusual approach in Britain, but some fear risks associated with the strategy.
British academics -- senior and junior alike -- are the least satisfied in Europe. Swiss are the most content senior scholars, while Croatians are the most content junior professors, survey finds.
Institutions urged to invest more in development and to create strategies to get more alumni to donate.
With more of an emphasis on tuition revenue, institutions focus on ways to attract students.
As professors put off retirement, academics under 30 are having a tougher time starting their careers, study finds.
Record-setting gift allows U. of Oxford to pursue goal of providing grants to all students below certain income levels.
Private institutions will compete for student slots with public universities under a new government policy.
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