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.
Knewton says its data-rich system can read students' minds. The company has landed Arizona State and Pearson as partners -- will the rest of higher education follow?
Seeking to supplement traditional forms of graduate program assessment, U. of Minnesota pilots an approach that asks key questions about students' needs and goals.
"Millennial" donors need to be reached through online and smartphone-accessible campaigns that provide tangible explanations of what impact their donations will have.
Newton's First Law of Motion – that momentum matters -- has lessons for those who seek to improve student college completion, writes Vincent Tinto.
Colleges focusing on independence might be inadvertently harming first-generation students who favor collaboration, a new study contends.
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