administrators

Study questioning college-going for all is itself questioned

A Brookings paper challenging the notion that "everyone should go to college" is itself challenged (from many sides) for overstating its case.

Merit aid makes college more expensive for low income students, report finds

Use of non-need-based aid in pursuit of tuition revenue and prestige is driving up the cost of college for low-income families, New America Foundation report finds.

NACUBO survey reports sixth consecutive year of discount rate increases

Discount rates at private colleges continue to grow, according to annual survey, reflecting the myriad pressures that are weakening college pricing power.

New Mexico students protest continual athletic fee increase

Students at the University of New Mexico, again asked to shoulder a larger financial burden to support athletics, feel their protests are being ignored. Their experience is common.

Out-of-state enrollment decreases minority, low-income student enrollment

New paper finds that increases in the proportion of out-of-state students at public research universities lead to declines in the enrollment of minority and low-income students.

Wisconsin system's budget reserves become target for lawmakers

State lawmakers say the U. of Wisconsin system’s budget balances are excessive. Higher education officials say that criticism is a misreading of how university budgets work. It’s not the first such conflict, and it won’t be the last.

Diversity plays positive and negative roles in University of Kentucky provost search

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After media scrutiny about all the white men in the University of Kentucky administration, two women and a Hispanic male are named finalists in the provost search. Can a public emphasis on diversity undermine the goal?

Experts weigh possible outcomes, effects of NCAA likeness lawsuit

Lawyers, university presidents and former NCAA officials say that the lawsuit against the NCAA has the potential to go far, but disagree on whether it will be transformative for college sports.

Votes of no confidence proliferate but their impact seems minimal

As the number of faculty votes of dissatisfaction with university administrators rises, the influence of such votes seems to wane.

Fossil fuel divestment movement is picking up steam and unlikely to go away

After winning over boards of some small colleges, movement to divest endowments from fossil fuel companies gains momentum. But while pressure is likely to increase, wealthy institutions worry about financial cost.

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