Sections of Melania Trump's speech were, in fact plagiarized, and the scandal shouldn't be trivialized, writes R. Scott Rasnic.
The Presidential Race
While speaking out about a presidential election as a college president can be difficult, writes Brian Rosenberg, remaining silent can sometimes be antithetical to the mission of higher education.
Hillary Clinton's proposals would provide the best way to improve college opportunities, argues Sandy Baum.
Chalked endorsements normally would not cause anyone to blink an eye, writes Ajay Nair, but a particular set of circumstances at the university created a flash point.
Hillary Clinton's and Bernie Sanders's higher education plans have very real and significant differences, argues Robert Samuels.
They, along with their baggage, are coming to colleges and universities across the country. Is yours ready? asks Bill Mahon.
A major contender in the presidential race is leaving it to join academe, at least in the dreamworld inhabited by Mark J. Drozdowski.
In many ways, President Obama's re-election represents a continuation. But he has already hinted at some of his higher education plans for his second term.
Newt Gingrich teaches Newt U. from GOP convention, and the classes are streamed online by KAPx, a new MOOC platform from Kaplan.
Higher education got plenty of notice in the GOP's presidential platform. Not so much at the convention, either from Republicans, students or protesters.