The rate at which private colleges discounted their tuition crept ever closer to 50 percent in 2014, drawing warnings about unsustainability.
With policy proposals flying, Lumina Foundation aims to start a discussion about what's reasonable for a typical student and her family to pay for college. Let the debate begin.
University of Illinois board rejects $400,000 deal under which Phyllis Wise resigned as chancellor at Urbana-Champaign, and instead moves to fire her.
Wisconsin legislators ponder merging state's two-year college systems. Some faculty are concerned a merger would threaten the systems' different missions and damage general education.
NCAA rules about "cost of attendance" create a new way for universities to compete for athletes, but these changes in financial aid calculations don't appear to be helping non-athletes.
Negotiations to combine colleges are incredibly complex, as two Massachusetts institutions showed after abandoning a union that, while academically beneficial, would have been a financial drain. Here's how they reached that conclusion.
While discussing the Higher Education Act, Vanderbilt's chancellor equated cost of compliance to $11,000 per student -- and the message snowballed.
At a regional university far from Madison politics, administrators and faculty struggle to make huge cuts quickly while preserving what they say has made their campus mean so much to students.
As institutions struggle with enrollment and money, more join forces or consider doing so. But sometimes a merger is really more of an absorption.
More and more colleges and universities are voluntarily choosing to increase their minimum wage. Why do they do it and how much does it cost?
Inside Higher Ed
1015 18th Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
1015 18th Street NW, Suite 1100 | PH: 1-202-659-9208
Copyright © 2015