Campaign contributions from for-profit colleges continue to tilt heavily to Republicans. But the struggling sector's political giving is down since peaking in 2012.
Johns Hopkins threatens to close its interdisciplinary Humanities Center, sparking outcry from students and faculty members.
Education Department releases regulations to protect student borrowers against fraudulent and abusive institutions. Although rules are aimed at for-profit colleges, critics say they could have repercussions for all colleges.
Diversity, collaboration, personalization and professional development are on the IT organization's five-year to-do list. Don't worry -- exhibit hall magicians aren't going away.
Colleges are re-examining their student enrollment data to better understand how courses are scheduled in an effort to fix capacity problems.


Students rarely compare college graduation rates when deciding where to apply and enroll, but they should, argues Micere Keels.

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Without that extra push of likability, and often without senior scholars like us who can mentor us along the way, we have to work harder and smarter to succeed in academe, writes Shannon Craigo-Snell.


Confessions of a Community College Dean

October 27, 2016
Transfer, censorship, school schedules and pumpkin carving.

Mama PhD

October 27, 2016
The costs of child care.


October 26, 2016
Five disguises you might don during graduate school.

Library Babel Fish

October 26, 2016
An Open Access Week thought: Take that energy expended in fighting journal cancelations and put it somewhere useful - into open access to research.

Just Visiting

October 26, 2016
Large scale efforts to quantify and standardize student learning are destined to miss the meaningful.

Student Affairs and Technology

October 26, 2016
The Jisc Digital Leaders Programme

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