What one university is doing to promote critical thinking. Hint: It involves a chair, a really expensive one.
Students who end first year with G.P.A. between 2.0 and 3.0 have been neglected by academic support programs, says research based on data from 60 institutions. Is this where colleges can have the biggest impact on retention?
Community college instructors across disciplines can teach reading comprehension, thanks to an expanding training program that is winning believers.
It's hard to offer meaningful advising to new students before they arrive on campus. But Sewanee says it can be done, with professors making key decisions.
In a new book, the authors of Academically Adrift return to report on how the same cohort of "meandering" students are faring after graduation. It's not a pretty picture.
In new book, creator of "Reacting to the Past" details history of the pedagogical technique and advocates its wider adoption.
National study examines the nature of assignments -- and finds many of them lacking in creativity.
New analysis shows that students earn more credits in the humanities than in STEM -- but that humanities majors and STEM majors rarely find themselves in the same classroom.
Research finds that, starting with those born in the 1970s, people with college degrees are more likely than others to have religious identification.
Princeton faculty panel urges end to limit on A-range grades. Wellesley professors publish journal article on unintended negative consequences of strict rules to combat grade inflation.
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