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June 9, 2015

With faculty members saying she hasn't done enough to fight legislative attack on tenure, UW-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank reaffirms her commitment to academic freedom. But with many questions still unanswered, will her words be enough to prevent a flight of talent?

June 9, 2015

After finding that some students received extra time on one of two sections of the test, College Board announces it won't score those sections.

June 9, 2015

National poll gives low marks to the college selection process, with parents saying institutions aren't doing enough to place graduates in jobs and the value of degrees has dropped sharply over the past decade.

June 9, 2015

California community colleges redesign listings of online courses to create better pathways to four-year degrees.

June 8, 2015

As colleges increasingly turn to outside companies for a range of services relating to financial aid, the Education Department steps up its regulation of those companies.

June 8, 2015

Study examines whether students should text or tweet in class -- or put their smartphones down -- to improve their grades. The results aren't as anti-device as some professors might think.

June 8, 2015

Kennesaw State apologizes to student whose video of his interaction with adviser went viral, and pledges to cut student-to-adviser ratio. But there are no easy formulas for such ratios.

June 8, 2015

In many states, community colleges and four-year institutions renew efforts to promote seamless transfer.

June 8, 2015

University in Brazil, acting at behest of pro-Palestinian groups, sought to compile information about students or employees from Israel on its campus.

June 8, 2015

George Bridges, president of Whitman College, in Washington, has been selected as president of Evergreen State College, also in Washington. Amy Bragg Carey, vice president for institutional advancement at University of Northwestern, in Minnesota, has been chosen as president of Friends University, in Kansas.

June 5, 2015

Faculty members say the university system's Board of Regents missed an opportunity to ask that the legislature abandon controversial changes to tenure and shared governance.

June 5, 2015

$400 million gift to the world's wealthiest university sets off a public backlash about the priorities of billionaire donors and their alma maters.

June 5, 2015

A national survey uses commonly collected data from colleges to assess the postsecondary outcomes of graduates.

June 5, 2015

Fewer and fewer students are buying their textbooks at the Bowdoin College bookstore, so the college is outsourcing its textbook center to Chegg.

June 5, 2015

Clark State Community College is starting an associate of applied science in food science and technology. College of New Rochelle is starting a master's degree in early childhood education with a Montessori concentration.

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