Mills is across the country from Sweet Briar, but is closer in circumstance. It struggles with declining enrollment, a growing discount rate and faculty-administrator tensions. How endangered is the college?
U of Maine System wants to end campus-by-campus accreditation. Would local needs and faculty voice be lost?
A new report suggests that while growing personnel and construction costs are a factor in the rising price of public higher education, a decline in state funding is the real culprit.
As colleges face financial pressure and trim budgets, faculty members are concerned about not just the proposed cuts, but how those changes are communicated.
After the recession, tuition dollars make up a greater share of public higher education revenues than ever before, and make up a majority in half the states.
Obama unveils outline of federal matching grant proposal that would seek to make two years of community college free nationwide.
Illinois leads list of states where community colleges already get only a single-digit percentage of their budgets from the state, and more cuts may be on the way.
Louisiana's two-year colleges get the backing of business -- and more state funding -- thanks to workforce focus and program cuts.
Declining enrollment in the post-recession period leaves community colleges with little room for error. A Virginia college found out the hard way.