November 20, 2015
Volume 62, Issue 12
In the past five years, public universities pumped more than $10.3 billion in mandatory student fees and other subsidies into their sports programs, according to an examination by The Chronicle of Higher Education and The Huffington Post.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.