Liberal education group wants to redesign general education around competencies, and gets $2.3 million from the Gates Foundation for the project.
Use of e-transcripts catches on, opening the door to new uses for the student record.
U.S. Census Bureau's first-of-its-kind report on the 25 percent of adults who hold a non-degree credential could influence policy and how college completion is viewed.
The Obama administration unveils more than 100 commitments from colleges and universities and millions of dollars in philanthropic donations as part of its White House higher education summit.
A multistate transfer agreement is based on proficiency rather than course credits, which might open the door further for models that do not rely on seat time.
A digital badging project at UC Davis is drawing notice, but the innovation looks more like competency-based education than a form of alternative credentials.
A look at the trends, people and terms that shaped 2013, with predictions about the year to come.
Lumina Foundation creates group of colleges working on competency-based degrees, with goals of defining what works and what, exactly, competency-based education should be.
Nelson Mandela's death puts on hold caucus for college leaders to talk about lower-income student success, for which they have been asked to set specific goals.
Alabama's community college transfer website is a national example of how to help students transfer more efficiently, so why is the office that runs it on life support?
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