Liberal arts colleges

Reprieve Is Possible for Antioch

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

Antioch College President Was Ousted

Steve Lawry is out of his job and barred from campus, leaving many alumni and professors again doubting sincerity of university's board and chancellor.

The Vice President Who Disappeared

Professors and students at Manhattanville are demanding to know why a popular administrator worked there one day and was gone the next.

A Liberal Arts College Marks Five Years in Ghana

Ashesi University's president and founder discusses the role of liberal arts education in the development of Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Future of Progressive Higher Ed

Antioch board delays decision; leaders from other colleges consider how nontraditional programs can thrive.

Williams Drops Loans and Wesleyan Curbs Them

Movement to eliminate student borrowing grows -- and Davidson College, which did so in the spring, reports gains as a result.

Antioch Survives -- at What Price?

University board lifts order to suspend operations for college, but keeps financial exigency and won't recruit freshmen -- moves that anger many.

A Big Tuition Hike ... Requested by Students

Augustana College plans to up charges substantially and create grants for juniors and seniors to use for educational experiences they might not otherwise have.

Counterpoint to Presidential Careerism

In era of million-dollar campus CEO's, small college group urges focus on "fit" between leaders' personal "call" and the mission of their institutions.

Potemkin Rankings

Washington & Jefferson improved in key factors, yet fell in the eyes of U.S. News. Does this demonstrate that money is all that really counts and the rest is just for show?


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