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August 10, 2006

The cover of Privatization and Public Universities features a brick campus wall with a "For Sale" sign taped to it. The collection of essays arrives from Indiana University Press at a time that many fear that public universities and their values may indeed be for sale -- as states pull back from their role providing both funds and leadership for public higher education. Two scholars of higher education -- Edward P. St. John of the University of Michigan and Douglas M.

August 10, 2006

Keith E. Alley, vice chancellor for research and dean of graduate studies at the University of California at Merced, has been named executive vice chancellor and provost there.

August 10, 2006

The Education Department published interim final regulations in the Federal Register Wednesday to carry out changes in the student loan and other programs that were enacted as part of the Higher Education Reconciliation Act that President Bush signed in February.

August 9, 2006

While most Harper College nursing students have multiple professors, those in a new program learn mainly from a single source.

August 9, 2006

For the first time since 2002, enrollment of first-time graduate students from abroad is up.

August 9, 2006

Academic researchers might not like earmarks in theory, but many universities spend to get them anyway.

August 9, 2006

More colleges provide alternative transportation options -- and ask students to leave the wheels at home.

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