Higher education got plenty of notice in the GOP's presidential platform. Not so much at the convention, either from Republicans, students or protesters.
GOP's party platform calls out colleges for political and scientific bias, as well as out of control tuition hikes. It also takes a hard line on immigration and affirmative action.
Romney's running mate is architect of a budget plan that would impose deep cuts on research and financial aid.
Advisers to the president and his Republican challenger debate student loans, Pell Grants and regulation at a financial aid conference.
Backlash to "college for all" heats up, again, thanks to the recession and presidential election. The counter-narrative sells in the media, and could hurt public funding of colleges.
In an attempt to be more timely and relevant, Princeton plans to publish early chapters of forthcoming book on 2012 election in electronic form, free.
Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin has targeted employee unions. But UW-Madison’s graduate student association chose not to endorse his opponent.
The presumptive Republican nominee proposes loosening regulations on for-profit colleges, returning to bank-based student lending and consolidating federal grant programs.
NLRB request suggests push to reconsider the landmark decision that effectively killed unionization of private college faculty members.
California's governor lays out deep "trigger cuts" to higher education if a tax hike fails in November. But business leaders and one faculty union appear unlikely to back the tax plan.
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