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Rising Production Cost – and Rising Resentment

The reasons why higher ed costs so much to produce also explain why historical esteem for higher education has shifted to resentment, write Bruce A. Kimball and Sarah M. Iler.

Thinking Inside the Box

Fisk University’s enrollment is growing faster than its student housing can accommodate. The solution: modular, cost-effective residential units built from shipping containers.

Congress Should Fix Financial Aid Offers

A task force won’t do the trick: congressional action is needed to address the problem of misleading financial aid offers, Wesley Whistle writes.

New Programs: Data Analytics, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Digital Studies

Elmira College is starting a minor in data analytics. University of Cincinnati is starting a Ph.D. in health and rehabilitation...

Florida Shops for New Accreditors

Education officials in Florida have been meeting with agencies as they seek a new accreditor for state colleges and universities. A lengthy and expensive process awaits.

Capital Campaign Watch: Florida Atlantic; Saint Peter’s U; U of California, Berkeley

Starting Out Florida Atlantic University has announced a campaign to raise $600 million. The university has already raised more than...

New Programs: Athletics, Organizational Leadership, Financial Planning

Midway University is starting a bachelor of science in coaching and leadership and a bachelor of science in sports marketing...

New Campaign Wants to Prove ‘College Is Worth It’

The National Association of System Heads begins an initiative to bolster the public’s view of higher education by demonstrating—and where necessary improving—how the institutions drive social mobility and individual "prosperity."