By Judah Bellin | 03/06/14 12:10 PM
Federal student loans have recently come under fire for indebting a generation of students. Many families are slowly realizing that it might not be worthwhile to take out copious federal loans for an expensive education that offers poor employment outcomes. As it turns out, however, these loans...
03/04/14 07:30 PM
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled against a Denver woman who sued to block foundations at the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University from selling a ranch she donated to them in the late 1990s. Wyoming's high court unanimously upheld a district court...
02/28/14 03:15 AM
LAWRENCEVILLE, Va. (AP) — St. Paul's College in Lawrenceville is up for auction — all 35 buildings and 183 acres. An auction and real estate company is listing the historically black college for auction at a date to be announced. The historic property in Southside Virginia closed last...
02/27/14 05:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Chinese economist and champion of free speech who was recently expelled from Peking University says American colleges are putting their academic principles at risk by cooperating with China. Democracy advocate Xia Yeliang (SHA YIL-eeang) also said Thursday that top U.S....
By Bloomberg News | 02/26/14 09:43 AM
The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities filed a complaint in its challenge to U.S. Education Department regulations on recruiters' compensation, saying the amended rules are unjustified and hurt students.
02/25/14 05:45 PM
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland has lengthened the time of free credit monitoring it will offer to the hundreds of thousands of people who personal information was compromised during a data breach. More than 300,000 people affected by last week's computer security attack....
02/20/14 09:18 AM
COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina legislators want to punish two public colleges for assigning books on homosexuality to freshmen. The House budget-writing committee on Wednesday tentatively approved a spending plan for 2014-15 that would cut $52,000 from the College of Charleston and $17,142...
By Associated Press | 02/19/14 08:43 AM
Hundreds of University of Illinois at Chicago faculty members began striking Tuesday to demand pay raises and protest a failure to reach an agreement with the administration on a contract.
By Associated Press | 02/19/14 08:42 AM
A Senate panel on Tuesday approved a bill that would repeal a law that requires tuition rates to go up automatically each year by the rate of inflation if state legislators don't raise rates.
02/18/14 07:45 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter testified Tuesday that he was essentially paid to play via his scholarship as the National Labor Relations Board opened a closely watched hearing on a bid to form what would be the first union for college athletes in U.S. history. From a...
By Joel Gehrke | 02/14/14 04:11 PM
A student at Swarthmore College thinks that in order to ensure that students are "hearing a diversity of opinion," the institution should "not be tolerating" the "conservative views" of a prominent alumnus. The student made the comment in reference to a recent discussion between two Princeton...
By Hope Yen | 02/12/14 08:24 AM
The earnings gap between young adults with and without bachelor's degrees has stretched to its widest level in nearly half a century. It's a sign of the growing value of a college education despite rising tuition costs, according to an analysis of census data released Tuesday.
By Charles Hoskinson | 01/30/14 05:42 PM
A California professor is assigning his political science students a text he co-wrote that calls al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden a "freedom fighter" and the United States a "neocolonial power." Fox News reports that some students of professor Emmit Evans at California Polytechnic State...
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