The Policy Environment

The Policy Environment
Apr 04, 2016
State performance funding formulas lead to small decline in Pell revenue per student, new study finds, suggesting public colleges may be gaming formulas by enrolling fewer low-income students.

Surveys

March 9, 2016 -- Inside Higher Ed's 2016 Survey of College and University Presidents addresses issues such as campus racial protests, nontraditional presidents, and the Obama administration's higher ed agenda.

The survey was conducted in conjunction with Gallup. A copy of the report can be downloaded here.

On Thursday, April 7, Inside Higher Ed editors Doug Lederman and Scott Jaschik shared and analyzed the findings and answered readers' questions in a webinar. View the webinar.

The Inside Higher Ed survey of presidents was made possible in part by advertising from ELS, Hobsons, Jenzabar and Keypath Education.

Archive

January 24, 2014

A new report on the impact of adjunct labor marks a new level of interest in Washington about the changing nature of the higher education workforce.

October 29, 2013

Complete College America talks up peformance-based funding at its annual meeting, releasing a report that rates the 16 states that have tried it so far.

August 23, 2013

Obama proposes expansive college rating system. Making it happen won't be easy, but higher education leaders said they'll play ball.

July 24, 2013

Washington is gearing up for the next round of fights over for-profit colleges, with student veterans and gainful employment getting top billing.

June 7, 2013

Proposal circulating on Capitol Hill asks accreditors to create a way for new providers to gain approval more quickly.

March 12, 2013

Higher Learning Commission puts "public good" into regional accreditation while considering probation of the University of Phoenix. Will more for-profits stumble?

January 10, 2013

Foundation picks new strategies for its college attainment push and grant-making, with a focus on metro areas, innovations and results.

December 12, 2012

A major regional accreditor raises questions about whether the Education Department's methods of evaluating such agencies are truly helpful.

November 2, 2012

Protections for veterans lead the way in Washington's higher education accountability push, as veterans' groups and college lobbyists, while sometimes at odds, look for common ground.

October 22, 2012

As policymakers clamor to hold colleges accountable, new Gates-sponsored research tries to establish fair rules for measuring institutional performance.

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