President joins the ranks of politicians who suggest liberal arts disciplines don't lead to jobs.
Liberal education group wants to redesign general education around competencies, and gets $2.3 million from the Gates Foundation for the project.
A multistate transfer agreement is based on proficiency rather than course credits, which might open the door further for models that do not rely on seat time.
A digital badging project at UC Davis is drawing notice, but the innovation looks more like competency-based education than a form of alternative credentials.
Students and alumni rally around tenured professor who says she is being forced out because her lecture about prostitution (in a course on deviance) might make some people uncomfortable.
High schoolers who are physically attractive are more likely than others to complete college, study finds.
Lumina Foundation creates group of colleges working on competency-based degrees, with goals of defining what works and what, exactly, competency-based education should be.
McGill professor -- petitioned by students to extend a paper deadline -- makes them laugh while turning them down.
Email from Berkeley lecturer to his students draws praise for his comments on the value of education -- and some criticism for his refusal to honor a picket line.
New study of online learning, finding those who've taken distance courses to be more likely to earn certificates and degrees, is at odds with earlier research focusing on shorter-term outcomes.
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