Filter & Sort
A close-up photo of Columbia University President Minouche Shafik during her testimony before the House Committee on Education and the Workforce during a hearing focused on antisemitism on campus.

The Wrong Remedy

Tony Banout asks if aggressive state and federal intervention will destroy higher ed in a supposed attempt to save it.

Ep. 111: Stackable and Alternative Credentials Go Mainstream

This week’s episode of The Key explores whether the emergence of shorter-term and alternative credentials pose a threat—or offer salvation—to traditional colleges and universities.

Representative Mike Lawler stands before a microphone at a press conference outside Columbia University.

U.S. Lawmakers Take Aim at Another University President

As Columbia’s Minouche Shafik works to calm tensions on her campus, House Republicans representing New York and others say she needs to go.

‘Culture of Anxiety’ in the Workplace: Academic Minute

Today on the Academic Minute: Olivia (Mandy) O’Neill, associate professor of management at the George Mason University Costello College of...

Cornell Returns to Test Requirements

Cornell University announced yesterday that it would once again require standardized test scores from applicants, the latest in a wave...

New York Will Require Students to Complete FAFSA or Opt Out

New York State will require public school districts to certify that every high school senior completes the Free Application for...

Lakeland Community College on ‘the Precipice of Fiscal Watch’

Lakeland Community College in Ohio is struggling with steep enrollment losses, underutilized campus spaces and on “the precipice of fiscal...
Senior professor talking in front of large group of his students during a lecture in an amphitheater.

Communication on Growth Mindset Can Benefit Student Achievement

New research from Washington State University finds first-generation students perform better after receiving encouraging messages from their instructor on strategies for improvement.