Pay for Performance

Study commissioned by British government suggests that top university administrators have 10 percent of their salaries "at risk" -- depending on how well they do their jobs.

In Britain, a Call for Alumni on Boards

Report finds that history of "dispassionate" governance won't serve universities well in a new era.

Humanities at Risk in Britain

Major cuts are taking place at the universities most likely to serve low-income students.

Wrong Incentives for British Doctoral Programs?

Universities with low completion rates consider whether they are enrolling some foreign students without the necessary qualifications.

Wi-Fi Attendance

Students object to university's consideration of plan to monitor them through their ID cards.

New Doubts on For-Profits in Britain

Analysts consider the meaning of the markdown in value of Apollo unit.

Furor Over New British College

Institution promises star faculty and American-style liberal arts education, but skeptics have lots of questions.

How Would Cardinal Newman Fare Today?

As the pope moves him toward sainthood and Britain honors him, some see a contradiction in the way the country is moving in higher education.

Priced Out of the Market?

Average tuition and fees for overseas undergraduates studying classroom-based subjects at British universities have broken the £10,000 ($15,591) barrier for the first time, prompting warnings that the country could be risking its position in the lucrative market for international students.

Border-Crossing Universities

Europe is seeing new models for foreign institutions. In Britain, a Malaysian university opens to serve immigrant students.


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