In response to racist incidents, colleges can suspend or expel. But some professionals advocate restorative justice as a more effective alternative.
The Democratic presidential nominee promoted a calculator displaying her higher-education proposals. Voters who used it said they liked seeing that they’d save money, but some still had concerns.
Without accreditation, colleges are not eligible for federal student aid, and much more likely to have to close their doors.
The flagship again has been plunged into controversy after racist epithets and obscenities were shouted at black students. For many, the latest incident painfully recalls the events that led to demonstrations that rocked the campus last year.
Bias-response teams have found themselves under a new wave of criticism, but that’s not why some of them are changing.
Though the University of Central Missouri wasn’t facing high-profile allegations or a federal investigation, it instituted some novel reforms in how it handles sexual assault.
A year ago, the Education Department released a revamped version of the online tool as a replacement for President Obama’s college-ratings plan. It’s caught on with some college counselors, if not so much with students.
The United States needs more-inclusive campuses, where students can complete one credential and move on to the next, says Matthew S. Holland, president of Utah Valley University, which now offers several master’s programs but isn’t embarrassed by its vocational ethos.
We asked residence-life officials to share outstanding tales of bad blood between college roommates. They did not disappoint.
Two new books seek to add nuance to the public debate about student debt. But can their evidence sway an audience steeped in anecdotes about struggling graduates?
Northern Michigan University has stopped warning students that they could be punished if they discuss fears of self-harm with peers. Free-speech advocates say the university hasn’t gone far enough.
The flagship university warns students about a higher incidence at the start of the semester, but they’re already preoccupied with other dangers.
In the news lately over its ties to the Clinton family, Laureate Education seems to be reaping the benefits of a substantially different business model.
Few college athletes have emulated Colin Kaepernick’s national-anthem demonstrations. Athletic directors say it’s because they’re doing a better job of listening to players.
A long battle involving the City College of San Francisco and the commission that accredits it is about to enter a pivotal stage.
For a profession that practitioners often just fall into, many colleges find it difficult to provide adequate training and continuing education to new hires.
How one black alumnus of a majority white university tried to paint a positive but realistic picture for prospective students.
Some states have cut back on remedial education, saying it’s broken. But more and more students are packing into the classes, and questions about college readiness still linger.
As campus rates of depression and anxiety soar, administrators say they want to make sure students know where to find help on Day 1.