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Mills College adjuncts protest changes that were instituted shortly after a union vote

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Mills College adjuncts, fresh from winning a union vote, protest job eliminations and program changes that seemed to kick in just as collective bargaining was won.

AmeriCorps, 20 years old, a limited success

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Hundreds of thousands have earned college aid for national and community service work, but the program's impact has been stunted by budget constraints and doubts that it’s the best way to spur service.

University-themed Jell-O molds send a mixed message, critics say

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Colleges and Kraft Foods say that new university-themed Jell-O molds are meant to be used to create tasty tailgate treats. But some worry they're an invitation to binge drink.

Report on unintended consequences of lottery-based scholarships and how to fix them

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Lottery-based scholarships are popular and bring benefits, but often accompany other budget cuts and can fail to benefit students who most need funds, new report finds.

For-profit Anthem Education abruptly closes campuses after filing bankruptcy

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For-profit company declares bankruptcy and starts closing campuses, leaving states scrambling and students scattered.

Professors, robots protest U. of Iowa's pink locker room

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While it remains a beloved bit of visual smack-talk for many football fans, some students and faculty say the University of Iowa's pink visitors' locker room is sexist and discriminatory.

Kuali Foundation launches commercial service provider

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The nonprofit Kuali Foundation launches a commercial service provider, 10 years after the community's formation.

George Washington U. clarifies 'no alternative textbook vendor' guidelines

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George Washington U. backs away from telling faculty members they can't show students where to find less expensive versions of their textbooks.

Community college that serves Ferguson, Mo., has high aspirations -- but low graduation rates

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The community college that serves students not unlike Michael Brown is a local hub important enough that Attorney General Holder made the campus his first stop. Local students see the college as a way out.

Boycott battles continue in U.S. academe

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Both advocates and opponents of the boycott of Israeli universities are gearing up for a busy academic year on that front.

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