Why do so many people continue to pursue doctorates?
Amid spiraling tuition costs and a growing reliance on part-time faculty, athletic departments pay them millions of dollars a year.
New software better connects parents with what’s happening in their children’s classrooms—but it can also lead to heightened surveillance and less risk-taking.
Dismissing faculty members who are perceived as harmful to a university’s public image is a growing trend—and many educators and activists are wary.
The move could end up saving the district from financial collapse—or hurting kids’ education.
Fundraising efforts often give their kids an academic edge.
More than half of community-college students struggle with food insecurity.
One company is changing the way research papers are being shared, but some professors worry about trusting the for-profit website.
Tim Wolfe, the former president of Mizzou, is one of a growing number of leaders in higher education with a business background rather than an academic one.
While the influx of international students has largely had a positive impact on U.S. higher ed, some are wary of the negative implications.
The show’s newest initiative aims to change how people think about and discuss the condition.
The Ivy League colleges support the soon-to-be-launched application system—but will it change the odds for prospective students?
At public colleges, they pay significantly more tuition and help address budget gaps, but are they hurting the chances of in-state students?
Politics and personal preferences are at play.
While almost all heads of universities clear more than six figures, the average part-time professor earns about $20,000 a year.
In a new book, Leonard Cassuto goes beyond the “Quit Lit” and offers a cautiously optimistic solution for cleaning up the mess known as Ph.D. education.
The country is struggling to solve its shortage of classroom educators—sort of.
For parents, summer break often means expensive extracurriculars and an incredibly inconvenient schedule.
The plight of non-tenured professors is widely known, but what about the impact they have on the students they’re hired to instruct?
The movement to opt out of nationwide exams is gaining traction—and forcing policymakers to rethink the role of such assessments in public education.