Inside Higher Ed's News

Earlier News

March 9, 2016
March 9, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Presidents addresses issues such as campus racial protests, nontraditional presidents, and the Obama administration's higher ed agenda. The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here. On Thursday, April 7, Inside Higher Ed editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik shared and analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a webinar. View the webinar. The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from ELS, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Keypath Education.

March 8, 2016
Study suggests grad students may outperform faculty members in the classroom and may also benefit from time away from their dissertations.

March 8, 2016
In Illinois and Pennsylvania, eight-month budget stalemates threaten the future of public higher education.

March 8, 2016
There are no easy answers for California's two-year college system as it faces an unprecedented decision to move to a new accreditor, while also debating how to change the current one.

March 8, 2016
McGraw-Hill Education, after being told maps in a political science textbook were anti-Israel, withdraws the volume and eliminates all copies.

March 8, 2016
Liz Barnes, deputy vice chancellor at Sheffield Hallam University, in Britain, has been chosen as vice chancellor of Staffordshire University, also in Britain. James F. Birge, president of Franklin Pierce University, in New Hampshire, has been appointed president of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

March 7, 2016
Student goes public with details on alleged rapist at Gustavus Adolphus, renewing debate over whether respecting privacy lets colleges get away with wrist slapping instead of expulsions.

March 7, 2016
Oberlin releases statements that seem to contradict its earlier position defending the right of a controversial professor, Joy Karega, to say what she wants on social media.

March 7, 2016
Grand Canyon U's leaders criticize decision by its accreditor to block the company's attempt to go nonprofit, raising questions about the broad use of outsourcing in higher education.

March 7, 2016
Controversy over Davis chancellor's brief membership on DeVry board escalates into broader debate over a common practice.

March 7, 2016
The redesigned test arrives, amid relative calm among test takers. But not all students seem fully aware of the much publicized changes.

March 4, 2016
The Obama administration prods state regulators to tighten their oversight of for-profits, with a focus on job placement rates. But confusion about calculating those rates reigns, and many state agencies are understaffed and outgunned.

March 4, 2016
Study finds students are more likely to use certain words of praise when describing professors who are men or who are in fields with few female and black scholars.

March 4, 2016
Students who leave California's community colleges with just a few credits in career or technical education but no credential still see substantial wage gains or promotions at work, according to new data from the state.

March 4, 2016
University of Michigan's head coach scheduled a series of practices during a spring break trip to Florida, prompting outcry from those urging colleges to ease the time demands on athletes. Some say the controversy is overblown.

March 4, 2016
Recent study attracting press attention says students use the app to make friends. Some experts doubt it.

March 3, 2016
A common demand of minority student protests is more minority counselors in a range of student service departments. Is this wise or does it promote segregation?

March 3, 2016
Overspending or chronically underfunded? Students and faculty at San Francisco State's College of Ethnic Studies say it already struggles to pay basic bills, but the university wants it to rein in spending.

March 3, 2016
Colleges, school districts and college completion groups look to strengthen connections between colleges and K-12 to try to help more students prepare to succeed in higher education.

Pages

Back to Top