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March 13, 2015 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2015 Survey of College and University Presidents explored the views of presidents on the financial sustainability of their institutions, the Obama administration's rating system, sexual assault, race and their role in the tenure process, among other topics.
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Colorado's fix for remedial education is multipronged rather than heavy-handed, and it seems to be working.
Text messages encouraging first-year community college students to fill out federal student aid form boost persistence to sophomore year, study finds.
Higher-income students benefit most from the extracurricular student engagements a recent Gallup-Purdue study identified, writes Lauren Schudde.
Two groups want to create new bodies that would review the academic quality of individual online courses or non-college providers.
Arne Duncan goes to Capitol Hill and gets an earful from House Republicans on gainful employment, the college ratings system and state authorization.
Wake Forest U. looks to measure the lives of its students and alumni.
With debate raging over college ratings, David R. Anderson asks a straightforward question and outlines an answer.
In effort to ward off mounting criticism of accreditation, the seven regional agencies collaborate to align their punishments and how they impose them.
In an open letter to Arne Duncan, Thomas Foley compares how success is defined in the education secretary's beloved sport to methods of measuring higher ed performance.
Competency-based education is not a panacea for the cost and quality crisis facing higher education – but no one is claiming that it is, writes David Schejbal.
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