An investigation of the University of Texas at Austin finds the president likely swayed admissions decisions to aid well-connected applicants. Everybody does it, President Bill Powers said.
Fewer people earned a GED last year, following the introduction of a new version of the exam. Should the lower numbers cause concern?
New graduate enrollments from outside the U.S. are up, thanks in large part to a big increase from India. But Chinese numbers show a small drop.
Rose-Hulman plans to ask applicants a set of questions designed to determine if they think they can control their fates. Test of system has found correlation with students' grades and retention rates.
Momentum and criticism build for tuition-free community college plans, but even some skeptics say scholarships in Tennessee and Chicago could bring in more low-income students.
Letter from college in Texas said all applicants from countries with Ebola were being turned away.
New funding formula for public universities, prompted by questions about out-of-state students, may have the unintended consequence of hurting private and community colleges.
LinkedIn gets into college rankings with an employment outcomes tool based on big samples and plenty of specifics about real people.
The New York Times names the most "economically diverse" top colleges (hours before a certain other ranking is released), but methodology excludes all but a few public institutions.
Goucher College creates a new option in which applicants will be evaluated on the basis of a two-minute video.
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