California politicians are targeting students and faculty members to support a ballot measure that, by raising taxes, could stave off cuts to higher education and tuition hikes.
New paper finds that admissions and financial aid policies play a larger role than tuition prices do in driving student debt.
Facing pressure to hold prices down, public universities are proposing ways to freeze or reduce the cost of attendance – but they want something in return.
Search consultants say dramatic turnover in research university leadership – including at least 11 major searches this year – is likely to result in more unconventional selections.
Lynn University retooled the campus visit for prospective students, trying to personalize the experience, a switch administrators say is paying off in higher enrollment.
The Gates Foundation is ponying up to learn if MOOCs could work for remedial students, a departure from the current slate of MOOCs. Developmental education experts say the idea could work, but others remain skeptical.
Long Island U. is latest college to face budget problems after overspending on financial aid, a reflection of how the affordability crisis is squeezing institutions.
GOP's party platform calls out colleges for political and scientific bias, as well as out of control tuition hikes. It also takes a hard line on immigration and affirmative action.
Recently released Sallie Mae survey shows decreased willingness to pay for some forms of higher education, but the news might not be as bad for all institutions as it seems.
Divergent views by consultants and faculty members on where to take the U. of North Texas at Dallas, a high-profile experiment in rethinking higher education, present a challenge for administrators.
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