Herschel Walker, a Black man with dark hair wearing a suit jacket over a T-shirt.
Jun 08, 2022
When high-profile figures lie about their academic records, the institutions they attended must perform a delicate balancing act between protecting their privacy and telling the truth.


May 6, 2014
Gallup rolls out the results of an attempt to measure what in college makes for a great life and a great job -- and finds small numbers of graduates hitting both marks.
June 25, 2013
Michael A. Olivas analyzes a ruling in a case he says had no business being before the Supreme Court.
April 12, 2013
Despite social media and alumni magazine profiles, most college alumni don’t know the president of their alma mater. Does that matter?
July 13, 2012
Penn State report blames board members for not asking tough questions of administrators, raising the question: Does a successful president get too much deference?
March 14, 2012
Reed College alumni are so eager to advise their younger counterparts that they're donating $40 to the college every time they're asked to help.
February 28, 2012
Study of one college's alumni shows those who received loans or scholarships donate less than do others.
November 16, 2011
Survey by private college group shows areas where liberal arts colleges outperform private and public universities, to reinforce differences among institution types.
October 17, 2011
In a pilot, universities pay a little extra so alumni can have access to the scholarly article database after they graduate.
July 12, 2011
Fund-raisers are told that they are asking too little of young alumni, while focusing too much on U.S. News -- to their institutions' detriment.
May 13, 2011
Until now, the university has been unusual among elite colleges in not having graduates meet applicants. Why is it changing now?


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