Limited funding and a narrowing pool of prospective students leave the state’s regional public institutions facing a difficult future.
The GOP presidential nominee floated a plan that surprised policy experts. Some of them lamented the lateness and the lack of substance of his ideas.
College housing’s student workers have long been relied on to resolve roommate disputes, but the heightened enforcement of the federal gender-equity law has made them key reporters of sexual violence.
Tim Trainor, interim president of the Roman Catholic institution in Maryland, says he needs to steady the ship, calm faculty fears, and rebuild trust after the tumultuous tenure of his predecessor.
After a conservative speaker faced off with protesters at DePaul University last year, the campus’s leaders have struggled to find the right response.
The former head of a top university and leading foundation in the arts also was a powerful thinker on a range of academic issues, including affirmative action, athletics priorities, and technological change.
An update to labor law requires colleges to give raises to some employees in the time-intensive field, pay them overtime, or scale back their hours.
Probably not. But there are ways a president could mitigate the federal government’s role in shaping how colleges define and respond to the sort of criticism that Mr. Trump and many conservatives lament.
Michigan State University is rethinking how it communicates with students, especially those who are freshmen or the first in their families to go to college. Sending hundreds of emails isn’t the best way — but what is?
A change in federal labor law that takes effect in December 2016 has colleges and universities scrambling to sort out which salaried employees will be due extra pay if they work more than 40 hours in a week. Here's a look at how colleges are coping.
Dining-hall workers have been walking the picket line for two weeks. The university, with a $35-billion endowment, has been walking a line of its own as concern grows over economic disparity.
Many colleges have embraced conflict-resolution tactics that emphasize reconciliation, not punishment. But few have invested as heavily as the University of Michigan.
Among other priorities for the Lumina Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are competency-based education, improving quality assurance, and removing barriers to student progress.
Two high-profile departures of Title IX administrators underscore the pressures that come with being a college’s "moral compass."
In a turnabout, a Title IX investigation at Wesley College focuses on the rights of a student accused of misconduct. Plus Northwestern University is forced to rethink its handbook for football players, and Liberty University students rethink their president’s support for Donald J. Trump.
The presidential candidate caught many observers off guard by talking about a substantive higher-ed policy idea. Here’s some context to help make sense of his proposal.
Students at the evangelical university have complained that their president’s support of a candidate accused of sexual misconduct damages the university’s reputation.
The Republican nominee for president made his first substantive remarks on academic issues at a speech in Ohio, less than a month before the election.
The former shoe marketer, now an influential advocate for college athletes, looks to enlist new plaintiffs to challenge NCAA restrictions.