The Massachusetts college plans to revise its policies after a faculty petition to adopt free speech guidelines enraged student activists.
Presidential candidate proposes canceling student debt for most borrowers, making public higher education free, adding billions in support for minority-serving institutions and kicking for-profit colleges out of federal aid system.
The Federal Communications Commission controls licenses that could be used to bring wireless broadband internet to rural areas. But policy makers and educators are at odds over how to proceed.
Despite a viral tweet that was picked up by news outlets, there is no evidence that students must pay for recommendations.


No one with federal student loans should ever have to default thanks to income-driven repayment plans, write Catharine B. Hill and Will Sealy.

Career Advice

Nicole Hesson and Josh DeSantis provide advice for effectively planning and assessing a job candidate's teaching demonstration.
Higher education institutions recognize the need to optimize resources and reduce operational costs to combat sustainability challenges they face. Aberdeen research has uncovered why, and how, the cloud can support these initiatives. Read their report findings today.


Confessions of a Community College Dean

April 22, 2019
A candidate raises important questions.

Library Babel Fish

April 22, 2019
Reading John Wihbey's new book, The Social Fact: News and Knowledge in a Networked World.

Just Visiting

April 22, 2019
Assessment pros are frustrated by our lousy tools. Me too. Some thoughts on what we can do differently.


April 21, 2019
Being a good recommender is one thing, but being a good recommendee is something different.
The Burkhart Center for Autism Education and Research, part of Texas Tech University's College of Education, is launching a mobile autism clinic to bring assistance to underserved, rural communities in West Texas.
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