Why are students more likely to thrive at -- and graduate from -- some colleges than others? That's the central question in Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter, just published by Jossey-Bass.
The Education Department isn't requiring much from colleges to carry out a new law.
Foundations and top universities want to promote subject-matter expertise -- and public trust.
Some scholars want to create new academic programs to focus on study of extremist groups.
Reversing earlier decision, university will continue to offer American Sign Language for academic credit.
The first Jesuit-led new media program gets under way at Fairfield University.
Plan to revamp undergraduate education by eliminating 3 separate colleges draws criticism from supporters of women's education.
Foundation selects University of Chicago's Don Randel to succeed William Bowen as its president.
Three longtime observers of higher education explore the ways -- positive and negative -- that universities are changing in Remaking the American University (Rutgers University Press).
Kentucky community colleges experiment with having outside company evaluate students' essays in freshman composition.
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