For quite a long while, American higher education has been adrift in a devolving eddy of self-pity while remaining largely silent on the great social issues of our times, argues Patricia McGuire.
Study of tens of thousands of college students finds that those who were open to change their major were more likely to graduate than those who decided right away.
Administrators and faculty members desperately need a new language to characterize minority, low-income and first-generation students -- one that frees us from dependence on labels such as “disadvantaged,” argues Byron P. White.
Whether using the term "trigger warning" or not, professors should give students a heads-up about potentially traumatic content in the classroom, Julie Winterich writes.
As one student success program at the University of Texas at Austin thrives, officials at partner institutions in the University Innovation Alliance examine what might work best on their own campuses.
One professor has banned exams in the classroom in favor of "celebrations," placing the emphasis on how much students have learned and away from scores they've earned.
Karen Gross considers the implications of a marketing buy that most colleges could never even dream about.
Students who end first year with G.P.A. between 2.0 and 3.0 have been neglected by academic support programs, says research based on data from 60 institutions. Is this where colleges can have the biggest impact on retention?
Higher-income students benefit most from the extracurricular student engagements a recent Gallup-Purdue study identified, writes Lauren Schudde.
Lumina Foundation sets 10 new degree attainment goals for 2016 while decrying growing racial and ethnic gaps.