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Mount Holyoke joins a short -- but longer than usual -- list of colleges to freeze tuition. Moves could signal awareness of a limit to families' willingness to pay high sticker prices.
Donations to universities grew by 8.2 percent in the 2011 fiscal year, but wealthy institutions received the overwhelming majority of gifts.
Proposal being weighed by University of California to shift student payments to after graduation and tie them to income would be a dramatic change in how education is financed.
The controversial president of Kean University is facing questions from faculty members about the veracity of academic records dating back almost 30 years.
Institutional endowments for the 2011 fiscal year showed returns similar to pre-recession levels, but many still worth less than in 2007.
University of Virginia's $3 billion fund-raising campaign falls short at deadline, a victim of the economy and overly optimistic ambition.
Cornell's victory in New York City competition, and its intense desire to win, show the importance of urban ties for the future of research universities.
Cornell is expected to be named today as winner of New York City competition. On Friday, the university announced $350 million gift for effort just after Stanford withdrew.
Trustees see numerous problems on the horizon, but few are willing to challenge presidents or push radical changes, report finds.
Many professors say programs are being combined without enough attention to academic issues and the faculty role.
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