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September 25, 2006

Trustees' association releases report that outlines best practices for college presidents and trustees.

September 25, 2006

There is no contest: By far, college officials' favorite element of the final report of the Secretary of Education's Commission on the Future of Higher Education is its clarion call for a major expansion of need-based financial aid, specifically in the form of a huge influx of funds into the federal Pell Grant Program.

September 25, 2006

Education Dept. tweaks rules for prep program, but critics say they would turn some poor students into guinea pigs for others.

September 25, 2006

GAO finds that letting some colleges jointly set aid policies doesn't result in students paying more -- or less.

September 22, 2006

Shooting at Duquesne reignites debate over which security measures are prudent and which are intrusive.

September 22, 2006

As Spellings speech approaches, 6 college groups acknowledge higher ed's "challenges" and embrace need for change.

September 22, 2006

Existing tools and measurements could allow colleges to develop meaningful rankings to replace widely discredited rankings developed by magazines, according to a report being released today by Education Sector, a think tank. The report repeats criticisms that have been made of the U.S. News & World Report rankings, saying that they are largely based on fame, wealth and exclusivity.

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