As the president-elect prepares to take office, many questions remain about his education policies. But his rhetoric is already having an impact on campuses.
Mia Karvonides will advise top people at the department’s Office for Civil Rights and will help enforce the federal gender-equity law.
She was hospitalized on Monday because of side effects from her treatment, which is nearly complete, according to a statement from her office.
The university's consolidation of its education programs on the Juneau campus has faculty members at Anchorage worried about the future of their own campus.
The president of Vatterott College at Kansas City says he allowed the student to stay in the library on a freezing night.
Physician-scientists are uniquely adept at translating basic discoveries into cures. But graduate programs aren't producing many such scholars.
Graduate programs in the sciences serve faculty members, universities, and research agencies very well, says the leader of a committee convened by the National Academies. But too often, students and employers don’t come out ahead.
A University of Kansas dispute raises questions about how colleges should respond to evidence of racism, sexism, or other biases in students’ evaluations of teaching.
After a bruising presidential campaign, many colleges are devoting renewed attention to fostering civic engagement in their students.
Legislation proposed by State Rep. Rick Brattin, a Republican, would also fix a "broken" system by requiring public colleges to publish the price of individual degrees and the job prospects for students who earn them.