New systems with stricter rules would make it easier to hold colleges and universities accountable on behalf of the taxpayers who support them.
The marketisation of higher education is just a symptom of what’s wrong with universities.
Though largely political and symbolic, the campus free speech order that President Trump issued matters because it ties millions of federal research dollars to how well colleges protect free speech.
The real scandal in U.S. higher education is that it's the most expensive system in the world, being subsidized by the working and middle class who increasingly can't afford public colleges.
These programmes allow institutions to claim they're doing something without really tackling the issues that lead students to plagiarise.
When it comes to innovation, Santa Clara County is way ahead of the rest of the US. Between 2000 and 2015, more than 140,000 patents were granted there – triple the number of the next-ranked county.
Through "risk-sharing," colleges could be on the hook to help pay back student loans if too many students default. A scholar who studies the ethics of debt examines how risk-sharing could backfire.
There is no system in place to detect charitable fraud on the scale allegedly committed by a counseling company and its sham nonprofit.
If South Africa's Copyright Amendment Bill is accepted as is, it will be detrimental to academic content production.
The college admission scandal that involved big bribes, coaches and Hollywood actors grew out of a system that favors rich parents and gives coaches too much leeway in admissions, a scholar argues.
New research pinpoints why so many students struggle to nod off at university.
Educational inequality in the UK takes root before children even begin primary school.
When colleges rush to serve the needs of business, they risk losing sight of their purpose and entering into bad deals with a selfish partner, a scholar of research and business argues.
Children in England are among the most tested and unhappiest in the western world.
Why a recent report, backed by university staff, argues that institutions should start offering students places after they've received their A-level results.
Data science is going to grow over the coming decades and requires trained graduates who can handle the work.
While international students do need baseline proficiency in English, they need support the whole way through their degrees to actually be successful.
Without the support of extended curriculum programmes at universities, many students would face academic exclusion.
Anti-Semitism brought down one of the world's greatest centers for mathematical research.
Rather than bypass college to pursue their entrepreneurial dreams, members of Generation Z are increasingly partnering with universities to launch new startups, a university president says.