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.
After police spent the morning sweeping the stadium for anything suspicious, they issued an "all clear" and decided to continue the football game against the University of Minnesota as planned.
The case, at Prairie View A&M University, is the latest of several images of white students in blackface to go public, but the first at a historically black institution.
Meanwhile, Sen. Elizabeth A. Warren reminded the department of its promise to forgive debts owed by students of the defunct chain of colleges.
Talking about racism, privilege, and other sensitive topics can be tough online. Here’s how some faculty members make it work.
Gordon Jones, who moved to Idaho after experience at Harvard and in business, explains how to avoid the "immunological rejection response" to change and why to take more responsibility for what happens to graduates.
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.
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.
Bias-response teams have found themselves under a new wave of criticism, but that’s not why some of them are changing.
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?
A scholar at UNLV has been examining whether students actually might learn more if their instructor is attractive. For those hoping that brains are all that counts in academe, the picture he paints isn’t pretty.
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