The Ticker January 20, 2017
Some students are traveling to Washington, D.C., to demonstrate against the presidential inauguration of Donald J. Trump. Others are taking action near their campuses.
Leadership & Governance May 06, 2016
Wayne Frederick, president of the historically black university, says it needs to be more selective in enrolling students and choosing how to support them.
People April 17, 2016
Richard Arum, co-author of two much-discussed books, will move from New York University to the University of California at Irvine.
Government March 16, 2016
Howard University, for instance, stands to gain millions if it sells. But supporters and alumni of the historically black institution are concerned about what it would lose.
Technology October 21, 2015
A campaign launched by 72 groups argues that civil-rights laws oblige colleges to shield students from anonymous threats and abuse on social media.
The Ticker September 28, 2015
Silvio Weisner, the former director of George Washington's Mental Health Services, is a licensed psychologist — but in Virginia, not Washington.
The Ticker July 01, 2015
When academic freedom collides with social-media outrage, truth is often a casualty. Just ask Zandria Robinson, a former professor at the University of Memphis.
Leadership & Governance May 28, 2015
Paul LeBlanc, president of Southern New Hampshire University, explains his vision of competency-based education and what has surprised him from his college's own experiment.
Administration April 08, 2015
There are many ideas for streamlining the federal student-aid application. But that hasn’t happened yet, and students and advisers still grapple with it.
Administration March 28, 2015
Summoned to a meeting in Washington, D.C., the college’s board members looked at the numbers. And they realized there wasn’t a choice.
Home March 25, 2014
Organizers hope to devise a master agreement that would set minimum pay levels across the city but leave room for tailoring contracts at individual colleges.
People February 03, 2014
Wade Davis, who was a longtime explorer in residence for the National Geographic Society, is joining the University of British Columbia.