Colleges are seen broadly as engines of opportunity, as economic equalizers. Is that reputation deserved? Read more from an occasional series exploring that question.
Those who enroll within a semester of earning a high-school diploma are far more likely to earn a college degree or certificate, a study finds.
Hearing American officials say the United States should emulate a near-universal college-attendance rate, some higher-ed experts in the East Asian nation scratch their heads.
A former mayor of Minneapolis says "different schools" will help close the achievement gap between white and minority students.
As the population has grown more diverse, support has dwindled for grand efforts like the GI Bill — which today marks its 73rd anniversary — to open doors to higher education. Coincidence?
Six decades ago, North Carolina banked on its research universities to revive its economy. The plan worked, but it left much of the state behind.