More students are leaving higher education after their first year, according to new national numbers that are bad news for the college completion push.
Eighty percent of 2008 graduates found employment in the four years after their graduation, despite entering the work force as the recession tightened its grip on the country, a report shows.
In expansive interview about higher ed, the education secretary differentiates about dangers of varying degrees of student debt and suggests colleges might be rated based on whether they improve or not.
After more than a decade of decline and alleged financial mismanagement, the country's oldest private historically black university risks losing its accreditation, which could be fatal.
An advocacy group's proposal for institutional accountability puts both for-profit colleges and elite research universities in the crosshairs.
Too many unprepared students are enrolling in community college, argues a new book, which takes on both open-access admissions policies and the "completion agenda."
City College of San Francisco's accreditor blinks amid intense political pressure, giving the college a path to a two-year extension to attempt to retain its accreditation.
Higher ed leaders have been overwhelmingly skeptical of President Obama's plan to rate colleges. But they don't agree on whether and how the government should hold colleges accountable.
As the clock ticks down on City College of San Francisco, powerful politicians weigh in and threaten to shut down an accrediting commission.
Two groups want to create new bodies that would review the academic quality of individual online courses or non-college providers.
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