Yet the money spent on student loans, Pell Grants and funding for research is not generally keeping pace with the demand for higher ed.
College rankings are set up to make you believe one college is better than another. But a closer look reveals college rankings may be measuring something entirely different.
Sexual harassment and violence are widespread in universities, and in everyday life. For that to change, the culture has to first.
Working with African universities to effectively become research-intensive could transform sub-Saharan Africa's higher education landscape.
New research by sociologist Ted Thornhill shows that black students who indicate they plan to fight for racial justice are more likely to be ignored by white admissions counselors.
Labor Day is an excellent time for college instructors to commit to teaching students to take an interdisciplinary approach to solving the world's toughest problems, three professors argue.
On the fourth era of business schools and the urgency of reinventing them.
Toppling statues devoted to Confederate soldiers may be a joyous moment for protesters who fight white supremacy, but after the statues fall, structural racism remains, a scholar on slavery argues.
Research shows that young adults who don't exercise can expect an average eight kilograms of extra fat on their body by 28 years of age.
Although textbooks are often said to be on their way out, their usefulness in the transmission of knowledge suggest textbooks won't be obsolete anytime soon, the author of a book on textbooks argues.
An English and economics professor explain why America's college textbook industry might undergo radical change that makes books more affordable, similar to what happened in medieval times.
Universities need to work with staff, students and the community to ensure their health policies are effective.
Stanley Andrisse was once branded a career criminal and served time in prison. Today, he is a professor at two medical schools and an advocate for higher education for those who've served time.
While creating a bigger university is an important incentive for this proposed merger, good leadership and a shared vision are needed to make it a success.
In tandem with affirmative action, policies that guarantee college admission to students in the top 10 percent of their class could be a viable way to achieve diversity, a law professor argues.
A new report found that every one dollar of public funding spent on Go8 university research generated A$9.76 across the Australian economy, a roughly 10 fold return on the government's investment.
Since US universities once stood at the forefront of the eugenics movement and its racist ideas, they should right the wrongs of the past by pursuing diversity on campus, two scholars argue.
An incident in which a Smith College employee called police on a black student who 'seemed out of place' is just the latest in a string of cases of racial 'profiling by proxy,' three scholars argue.
Colleges and universities must do more to combat a "culture of silence" that dissuades many graduate students from seeking help with mental health issues, researchers argue.
Although fewer Australian teens planned on going to university or TAFE than 15 years ago, figures were still higher than the OECD average.