Some say a new proposal that would allow federal agencies to collect higher-education data will benefit degree-seekers, but critics argue that it’s an infringement on privacy and could put those who are undocumented at risk.
And there could be far-reaching consequences for the national economy too.
Higher-education institutions are overspending on renovations and new facilities that they hope will boost enrollment, but experts say this plan could lead to financial crisis.
When it comes to college enrollment, students in Middle America—many of them white—face an uphill battle against economic and cultural deterrents.
A Canadian business program is making literature, philosophy, and the arts part of the curriculum in hopes of enhancing both fields of study—and students’ careers—in the process.
Middle-class high-schoolers aren’t getting any smarter, but their GPAs are rising—and that’s pushing their poor peers further behind.
Males are enrolling in higher education at alarmingly low rates, and some colleges are working hard to reverse the trend.
The amount of GI Bill money may be large, but student success is small.
In South Africa, student anger over tuition costs and access has bubbled over—and some observers say the tumult is a harbinger of worldwide unrest.
Ballooning fees are leaving some students feeling nickel-and-dimed.
The hands-on approach of the U.S. Naval War College prepares students to learn faster and retain the information longer.
Could an approach that succeeded in getting the minority group to college work in the United States?
Thousands of Syrian students’ schooling is on pause, and though many would like to continue their learning in America, immigration policies make that all but impossible.
Universities’ executive, administrative, and managerial offices grew 15 percent during the recession, even as budgets were cut and tuition was increased.
Campus divides along racial and socioeconomic lines deepen as students are priced out of expensive residence halls.
Even as long-neglected maintenance threatens to further escalate the price of higher education, universities continue to borrow and spend record amounts on new buildings.
The schools avoid reporting requirements, but students can’t get grants or loans.
The United Kingdom has been far more successful than the U.S. in sending low-income students to higher education.
Mainly the rich
Like the U.S., the U.K. is facing a growing imbalance in the number of men going to college—but is doing more to target its main minority group of poor white males.