Guides are expected to serve as the face of the university and as an authentic voice for prospective students. Can they truly be both?
For the past two years, Moxie has been invading classrooms and riding around Kenyon College atop students’ backpacks.
The distance can actually strengthen the bond.
The university went fully coed 50 years ago. Four of its first female students remember their freshman year.
After 38 years in education, Judith Harper thinks what teachers are missing is more time to learn from one another.
Many American students, myself included, never learn the human part of evolution.
A lot rides on how parents present the activity to their kids.
Meant to be welcoming, such events can make solo parents feel isolated.
Being upwardly mobile can come at a cost to people’s relationships with the family, friends, and community they grew up with.
Candidates were given little time at the third presidential debate to discuss their proposals to transform college.
Is a lucrative college-free job too good to be true?
A university’s roster of new students is a time capsule of popular baby names from 18 years earlier, with telling variations reflecting the school’s particularities.
When I decided to attend Yale five years ago, people held me up as an example of a black student who “beat the odds.” I wish they were more curious about why my brother wound up in prison instead.
The Education Department’s record-high fine against MSU underscores the extent to which the university botched its handling of various sexual-abuse scandals.
Amid tightening immigration restrictions, higher-education institutions find themselves swamped with paperwork.
They attract money and attention to the predominantly white universities that showcase them, while HBCUs struggle. What would happen if they collectively decided to go to black schools?
And what that has meant for America’s middle-class families
The slightly longer mattress is a compromise between schools’ economic needs and students’ physical ones.
Many of today’s students are living in far better-appointed accommodations than now-graying alumni did.
Though many new students want to choose for themselves, schools prefer to use dorms as a way to introduce young adults to new perspectives.
A majority of them no longer think campuses are setting the country on the right course. What happened?