Education Department proposes a rule to determine whether vocational programs prepare students for "gainful employment."
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January 18, 2010
January 12, 2010
Higher ed asks Congress to tweak its bill to ensure that college-based plans aren't classified as pricier "individual" policies.
January 8, 2010
Massachusetts institution adds a religious exemption to its rule barring face-obscuring head coverings.
January 7, 2010
Massachusetts college's ban on face coverings doesn't explicitly target Muslim veils, but is seen that way and stirs up vocal opinions.
January 5, 2010
Accreditor of education colleges could look toward medicine, nursing to find a new model for teaching.
December 30, 2009
Language professors call for all faculty members, including part-timers, to be eligible for tenure and to receive "a living wage." Association avoids vote on Ward Churchill.
December 29, 2009
Investigation into U. of Tennessee's football recruiting practices raises questions about the continued presence of "hostesses" -- female students responsible for entertaining recruits -- on some campuses.
December 22, 2009
As universities offer contributions to city, Pittsburgh's mayor drops plan that outraged students and higher ed leaders.
December 17, 2009
Dissecting fall enrollments in Pittsburgh and Dallas, we find that public colleges boomed and independent institutions mostly held on, thanks to rising tide (and more merit aid).
December 11, 2009
WASHINGTON -- Education Department officials faced forceful pushback Thursday against their plan to eliminate regulatory clarifications to Congress’s 1992 ban on “incentive compensation” for admissions and financial aid officers -- and the opposition came from nonprofit and for-profit colleges alike.