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Education Department Eyes New Requirements for All Programs

The Education Department’s proposed regulations would give the secretary more discretion to yank an institution’s eligibility for federal financial aid. Institutions are worried about unintended consequences.

The Week in Admissions News

A fight over AP Psychology; Foxx bill on student loans; U of Arkansas eliminates diversity office.

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What Could Colleges Do Without Affirmative Action?

Could percentage plans work? What about admitting more transfer students from community colleges?

An abstract geometric illustration depicting the concept of "tranformation": five linked circles, in a row, transform from pink, to shades of orange and pink, to orange.

The Everyday Work of Transformation

Simple, scalable frameworks can help students understand the why of what they’re learning, Cathy N. Davidson and Rachel Stephenson write.

Seton Hall Expands Africana Studies After Protest

Seton Hall University is expanding its Africana studies program after students took over the president’s office for several days last...
Centenary University psychology professor Tal Ben-Shahar, a light-skinned man with short hair wearing glasses, stands in front of shelves of books.

As Student Mental Health Worsens, Colleges Embrace Happiness Courses

Centenary University’s new master’s degree program in happiness studies emerges as courses related to well-being proliferate on college campuses.

College Board and Florida Fight Over AP Psychology

The College Board is defending its approach to Advanced Placement psychology, including teaching about gay issues, to Florida officials. The...

Music’s Role in Developing Listening Skills: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Gena R. Greher, professor of music and music education at the University of Massachusetts at...