Jane Oates, formerly a top Labor Department official and Ted Kennedy aide, joins University of Phoenix parent company to oversee employer relations for the for-profit giant.
Lumina Foundation sets 10 new degree attainment goals for 2016 while decrying growing racial and ethnic gaps.
New Florida law lets high school graduates decide for themselves -- no testing needed -- whether they are ready for college-level work.
In light of several recent, high-profile cases of poor communication between faculty and governing boards, AAUP advocates for regular interaction between the two groups and more shared governance.
Community colleges struggle to serve a growing share of disadvantaged students, report finds, while public funding skews toward four-year institutions.
Davidson College board angers faculty members and students by keeping a requirement that the president be a Presbyterian.
Two-tier pricing at California community colleges faces longer odds under new chancellor, who says differential tuition clashes with the state's laws and open-access commitment.
A scathing report from a regional accreditor's site team tanks tighter admission standards at Pima Community College and finds a "culture of fear."
The U.S. Department of Education encourages colleges and accreditors to move forward on competency-based education programs that don't rely on the credit hour.
California lawmaker wants MOOCs and other online providers to help meet student demand, and will encourage -- and some fear force -- public colleges to accept those credits.
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