administrators

Fight over nursing accreditor threatens its future

Professional association's effort to maintain control over an accreditor of nursing programs threatens the agency's future, and the fate of thousands of students.

Greek councils, administrators clash over how to sanction fraternities

Should all-male panels of fraternity members be deciding on the guilt of fraternities accused of, among other things, harassing and violating the privacy of women? Can Greek systems be fair in judging their own?

Deal will save Sweet Briar College

In a stunning reversal, board reaches agreement with alumnae who sued to keep the college open. Supporters of institution celebrate and begin dealing with challenges that led trustees to favor closure.

 

What People Are Saying About Debt-Free

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Who is pushing which ideas -- and why.

ACT drops popular Compass placement test, acknowledging its predictive limits

ACT decides to drop its popular Compass placement test, with a nod toward research showing that Compass funnels too many community college students into remedial courses.

Enrollment declines drove closure of Marian Court College

Marian Court College's president says after years of declining enrollment and tuition revenue, the institution ran out of options -- sooner than professors expected.

New letters from U.S. and accreditors provide framework for approval of competency-based degrees

Education Department and regional accreditors seek common ground on competency-based education, including what the faculty role should be in the emerging form of higher education.

Faculty members claim university made them remove a controversial journal issue from its website

Did the university demand the removal of a controversial journal issue from its website and then threaten to censor future issues?

New survey finds 1 in 5 college women have experienced sexual assault

Federal study showing that 20 percent of college women were sexually assaulted has been widely questioned, but a new national study has the same finding.

Are lazy rivers and climbing walls driving up the cost of college?

Elizabeth Warren and Chris Christie both made statements last week that luxury college amenities like lazy rivers and climbing walls are driving up the cost of college. Are the claims true?

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