Despite good intentions, efforts to hold colleges and universities accountable often miss the mark. The reasons why range from politics to resistance among the institutions themselves.
In such a polarized age, universities and colleges should uphold the core values of liberal education by asserting, through their policies and practices, the reasonable, rational middle ground.
College faculty in Ontario are going back to work after the longest strike in their history. Here one university professor describes her personal experience of undervalued college teaching work.
Colleges and universities boast US$547 billion in endowment assets, yet only a handful of elite schools would be taxed under the proposal.
If we think about universities as corporations and their sports teams as marketing tools, everything about the UNC academic scandal – and the nonresponse – makes perfect sense.
Whether they were motivated by enthusiasm or ire toward the candidates, the 2016 election captured the attention of US college and university students nationwide.
The rise of neo-Nazism under President Donald Trump signals a new wave of authoritarianism. Now more than ever, colleges and universities must help students become informed and compassionate citizens.
Students at American universities are spending more and more years on completing their PhDs, only to find there are fewer and fewer tenure-track jobs.