Thanks to improved outreach efforts, engineering and technology universities are seeing a boost in female enrollments nearly across the board.
Among the main themes to emerge from meetings of the Education Secretary's Commission on the Future of Higher Education: whether students -- and not just the so-called "traditional" ones -- are making sufficient progress toward a degree.
Federal report shows number of postsecondary institutions and number of degrees they award continuing to expand.
Harvard and its competitors are busting the myth that the model M.B.A. applicant has worked five years after college.
While most programs are new, evidence emerges that they are having success with the disadvantaged students who frequently are lost to higher ed.
Governor also vetoes bill sought to pressure publishers to lower textbook prices, but signs competing bill that publishers backed.
Amid medical college group's campaign to increase output of doctors by 30 percent, speakers at its annual meeting offer tips on how to manage boosts in class sizes.
Not only are total numbers going up, but percentage at "minority serving" institutions is on the rise.
Higher education reform project to distribute more than $10 million to coalitions of political, education and business leaders who craft plans to increase college productivity.
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