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Student Voice Survey: The Academic Experience   

Students rate their educational quality highly while signaling ways to improve their academic experience in newly released data and analysis from our annual survey of college undergraduates.

Survey: Most Students Approve of Education Quality, Climate

Initial findings from Inside Higher Ed’s annual Student Voice survey challenge popular narratives about how college is failing students, while also pointing to areas for improvement.

How Higher Ed Leaders Can ‘Build Better Internships’

A new Strada Education Foundation report proposes institutional strategies and guiding principles for increasing access to and maximizing the benefits of internships for learners.

‘Holding it Together’ 

Sociologist Jessica Calarco talks about her new book on America’s lack of a real social safety net and the implications for student success.

Students’ Fresh Thoughts on Value and Affordability 

Most students say they’re getting a valuable college education, but their feelings are mixed when asked directly about affordability, according to new Student Voice data. Students also weigh in on ideas for lowering costs—and reject cuts to academics (including tenure) and to student supports.

Awarding Credit Where It’s Due

A new report pushes for an expansion of credit for prior learning, including in college transfer. Here are seven actions higher ed institutions can take.

Busting Myths About Deadline Extensions 

A new study shows that students in large courses both prefer and reap benefits from a dual-deadline system, in which the instructor sets exact assignment deadlines but also allows for defined extensions without penalty.