The American Bar Association Is Cracking Down on Bad Law Schools
For-profit institutions are among those under new scrutiny.
Does Arkansas’ Free Community College Program Hold Promise?Arkansas is now offering free college with a catch or two.
Thousands of Academics Are Boycotting America Over Trump’s Muslim BanMore than 3,000 scholars have pledged not to attend academic conferences in the United States until the ban is lifted.
Stop Using the Phrase Creative WritingIt’s time to stop devaluing the forms of writing most people engage in.
What Recent Attacks Mean for Campus PolicingAfter the killing of a Wayne State officer and the attack at Ohio State, campus police reflect on dangers of the job.
Berkeley Students Are Challenging How Faculty Harassment Is HandledColleges don’t tell students that professors are being investigated for—or have even been found guilty of—harassment.
NYU’s Mysterious, Anti-P.C. “Deplorable” Prof Has Been UnveiledMichael Rectenwald’s Twitter posts have gotten him into hot water, and now he’s on leave.
How Would Trump and Clinton Tackle Campus Sexual Assault?The tape isn’t the only thing concerning advocates about a Trump presidency.
What’s Trump’s Plan on College Affordability?He wants to put pressure on high endowment institutions—which are having a bad year.
Scabbing on Our Future SelvesHow a new generation of grad student organizers can learn from the mistakes of organizers past.
Grad Students Need UnionsThe National Labor Relations Board got it right. Unions are needed to help students navigate an outdated system.
Should Minority Students Choose to Live With Other Minorities?Students at one college were criticized for asking for nonwhite roommates. But white students get white roommates all the time.
Uncertainty, Unpredictability, ChaosNext year will be confusing for students, families, and most colleges in the admissions process.
Intelligent Design, Then TenureA Ball State astronomy professor gets a bump despite claims he proselytized in a science class.
“Denny Hastert Is a Good Man” University of Chicago coach praises former House speaker—who tried to use hush money to cover up molestation of children—for fighting Title IX.
Academics on Twitter Are Taking on the Trump Administration With SatireAccounts once aimed at poking fun at scholarly life have become more serious postelection.
“I Need This Class to Stay on My Parents’ Health Insurance”Before Obamacare, some took college classes just to stay insured. Will Trump bring that back?
Inside the Obama Administration’s Race to Handle For-Profit College Student DebtStudents and activists are pushing the administration to process more claims before Trump takes office.
College Presidents Weigh What to Say in the Wake of Trump’s VictorySome messages that go over well on campus receive considerable criticism as they spread.
What Will Happen to International Students Under President Trump?Trump is already scaring and discouraging students from abroad.
It’s Long Past Time to Rethink College SportsFor many schools, the math of becoming competitive doesn’t add up.
What Colleges Lose When They Chase PrestigeMoving up the rankings helps big-name private colleges, but what about public universities that join the hunt?
A Quarter of This College Librarian’s Gift Went to FootballWas the University of New Hampshire wrong for following the letter of Robert Morin’s will?
College Leaders Think Race Relations Suck—Except on Their CampusesAre commitments to “diversity” and “inclusion” just a way of downplaying campus tensions?
Academics Take on The ApprenticeWhat does the academic literature have to say about Donald Trump’s reality show?
Student Loans Are Still a CrisisWe shouldn’t be downplaying student debt or the push for debt-free education.
Donald Trump’s Emerging Higher-Ed PlatformHe thinks colleges should share risk in student loans and be able to enroll students based on their job prospects.