This week's highlights.
A series of controversies has boiled over into angry accusations that the university has not sufficiently supported minority students and has not done enough to eliminate racism from the campus.
The law has helped democratize college in America, and its symbolic value is undeniable. But it hasn’t met Lyndon Johnson’s ambitious vision of college for all.
The dominant player, having just handled nearly 1.1 million applications for more than 600 colleges, isn’t standing pat, with a new effort to help students apply for financial aid.
Although some college boards suggest that "you get what you pay for" when it comes to presidential compensation, the argument that high salaries drive giving "appears dubious," a new study finds.
A consultancy formed by "disruptors" offers a framework that they say will better assess quality by measuring actual student outcomes. Coding boot camps could be its first test.
Thomas Kunkel, whose biography of the writer Joseph Mitchell came out this year, says he will turn his attention to the college’s eponymous saint.
Humanities departments have been structured for failure, and like those Greek pensioners being lectured by Angela Merkel, we’ve been told it’s our fault.