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.
Finance officials say languid endowment returns are another revenue constraint for colleges and universities, driving more discussion about cuts.
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.
In rally to support outgoing UNC-Chapel Hill chancellor, reflections of U.Va. controversy and lessons about the limitations of that kind of faculty support.
Several prominent universities, driven by revenue and prestige concerns, are building or merging with medical schools at a furious pace.
Mark Heinrich will be the seventh person in six years to take over the chancellorship of the Alabama Community College System, which has been reeling since scandal sparked a federal investigation in 2006.
Sandusky scandal has Pennsylvania officials examining Penn State president's voting spot on university board, a rarity among public universities but not private colleges.
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.
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