Liberal arts colleges

More Momentum Against 'U.S. News'

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In the wake of meetings this week of the Annapolis Group -- an organization of liberal arts colleges -- critics of the U.S. News & World Report college rankings are expecting a significant increase in the number of institutions where presidents pledge not to participate in the "reputational" portion of the rankings or to use scores in their own promotional materials.

The Adjunctification of Antioch

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Shutdown of college will leave all of university's other campuses without tenure. What does that shift mean?

St. Andrews Faces Accreditation Loss

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Southern association moves to revoke small North Carolina college's approval and places four others on probation.

Who Should Control Antioch?

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After announcing resignation, president of college calls for autonomy from university -- giving new force to governance debate.

Turmoil at Another Progressive College

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Supporters of New College of California say a complete change in administration could save it.

Bard Brings Finance Into the Fold

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Its new dual-degree program targets students who want a traditional liberal arts education mixed with a background in business (no marketing, please).

Possible Next For-Profit Target

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Sheldon Jackson, a financially struggling college, is latest nonprofit to consider alliances.

Leaks From Antioch

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Critics of decision to suspend college operations create online archive of confidential documents from the administration.

Educating for Responsibility

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Lots of colleges talk about preparing students for civic and social contributions. New study explores why students only get the message at some institutions.

Reprieve Is Possible for Antioch

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Board -- after insisting that suspending the college was only option -- agrees to consider alumni plan to keep it operating; decision expected in October.


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