Research backs reformers' criticism of remedial placement exams, but colleges rely heavily on them, a new study finds.
Community colleges often require more than 60 credits for associate degrees, which could be a barrier to graduation for some students.
Statewide reverse transfer agreements, in which four-year colleges grant associate degrees to students who transfer from community colleges, are spreading. The process isn't easy, but could help students and graduation rates.
At U. of Maryland University College, often held up as a model institution, faculty expressed concerns about president's leadership long before she was placed on leave last week.
A new book watches students push boundaries and develop artistic visions.
New Montgomery College math lab takes increasingly popular "emporium" approach to remedial math, where professors change their role to boost student success.
A state university system's bid to help undergraduates finish in four years is expected to lead to a boom in "hybrid" distance education.
Chairman of Maryland public university board is third since 1999 to face questions of ethics.
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