Filter & Sort
Military students working at a table using pen and paper.

Roadmap of College Credit for Military Experience

University of North Carolina’s new tool translates military occupations and training to nearly 7,000 matches for college courses across its 16 universities.

Paper money falls from the sky against a charcoal grey background.

We Should Rethink Performance-Based Funding

States should provide upfront funding for colleges to invest in proven strategies to meet completion goals, Charles Ansell writes.

A person is scraping text that says “Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion”  from a door.

Are DEI Office Name Changes Enough?

As DEI bans impact colleges nationwide, many institutions are renaming their offices to something more innocuous. The results have been varied.

Students walk in front of an academic building at Tennessee State University on a sunny day.

A Lost ‘Fight to Prevent State Overreach’ at Tennessee State

The historically Black university’s Board of Trustees has been replaced by the governor's picks. 

FAFSA written in notebook

States Bristle at Cardona Plea to Push Aid Deadlines

Many local officials say they’ll do what’s right for students, but note that pushing the deadline back too far could have its own unintended consequences.

Student standing in front of collection of images including money, testing, spreadsheets, counseling and career work.

Rating States’ Work on Post-College Outcomes

Data-rich report from Strada shows few states have highly developed systems for career coaching, work-based learning or alignment with employer interests.

Illinois state capitol building

Illinois’s Ambitious Plan for Higher Ed Funding

The complex formula, mirroring K-12 overhauls, prioritizes adequate and equitable funding for historically underfunded regional and minority-serving institutions.

A quote from board chair, Keith Thompson, imposed on a photo of Birmingham-Southern College’s campus. The quote reads, “This is a tragic day for the College, our students, our employees, and our alumni.”

Birmingham-Southern Announces Abrupt Closure

Denied a lifeline from a tailor-made state loan program, the small, private Christian institution will close in May after years of financial issues.