News Archive

Earlier News

September 2, 2015
As the hot higher education policy idea shifts from free community college to debt-free four-year degrees, advocates of two-year free initiatives aren't worried.

September 1, 2015
Critics blame accreditation for many of the (often conflicting) problems they see in higher education. But the agencies will likely endure, in large part because any replacement would give the feds much more power.

September 1, 2015
U of Kentucky did survey in which 80 percent of the student body participated and the definition of sexual assault was much more narrow than that used elsewhere. The finding: a significant number, but far lower than on other campuses, reporting assaults.

September 1, 2015
Washington State U overrules instructor, and says she may not have "blanket" bans on use of certain words or phrases, or punish those who violate such bans with lower grades or failure.

September 1, 2015
New analysis seeks to explain the declining interest of high school students in studying the humanities in college, and a reversal once they arrive.

September 1, 2015
The following individuals have recently been awarded tenure by their colleges: Clarkson University Costel C. Darie, chemistry and biomolecular science Frostburg State University Dwane Dean, marketing and finance Heather Gable, nursing Wei Li, sociology Suzanne McCoskey, economics Richard Russo, geography McDaniel College

August 31, 2015
Inside Higher Ed explores JumpCourse, an online education platform, after a former professor finds that a course lacks rigor and sophisticated sense of its subject matter -- even as the American Council on Education vouches for its quality.

August 31, 2015
California community college system panel recommends the state's two-year colleges find a new accreditor, capping years of tension with its regional commission.

August 31, 2015
Study of courses for Ph.D. students in international relations finds that female professors are more likely to include female authors.

August 31, 2015
Illinois fires football coach whom university earlier defended against charges of making team members play while injured.

August 31, 2015
Would a medical school be the answer to Syracuse University's new push to become a bigger and better research university?

August 28, 2015
More and more colleges and universities are asking finalists in presidential searches to undergo personality assessments.

August 28, 2015
Landmark study suggests that most psychology studies don't yield reproducible results. What does it mean for the discipline, and science as a whole?

August 28, 2015
Newark's Essex County College tried adaptive learning software to improve remedial math success rates. It hasn't worked, as students and faculty have struggled with the "self-regulated" approach to learning.

August 28, 2015
Fraternity members at an off-campus house near Old Dominion University are under fire for hanging sexist "welcome" signs -- behavior that offends many, but is a crude tradition at many colleges. Until now, few academic leaders have spoken out.

Pages

Search for Jobs

Most Popular

  • Viewed
  • Commented
  • Past:
  • Day
  • Week
  • Month
  • Year
Back to Top