Higher education needs to do more than produce graduates who can get a job. It should also give students opportunities and a voice when it comes to participating in the economy and broader society.
Efforts to get more Americans to earn a college degree steal attention from what makes up a college education, a historian of education argues.
A campus psychologist explains why so many students ask him for help after they've failed courses.
Many college students take math classes they've already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?
With limited resources and inadequate infrastructure, African universities appear to be under tremendous strain. But some are beating the odds and getting it right.
New research shows that Māori and Pasifika scholars are significantly under-represented in New Zealand's universities, making up only 5% and 1.7% of the academic workforce, respectively.
Roughly 1 in 10 student loan borrowers end up in default on their loans. A scholar of higher education offers tips on how to make that less likely.
Australia has settled thousands of African refugees over the years yet fewer than one in ten go on to study in higher education.
The IRS estimates that up to 40 privately run schools may be affected by this measure in the 2017 tax reform package.
A higher education scholar explains how he came to oversee a set of college rankings meant to take a different tact than the more popular rankings from US News & World Report.
Textbook prices are causing many college students to forego the books they need for class, putting their grades in peril and leading many to miss out on certain courses, research shows.
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.
Students who plan to get more education than is required for the career they hope to have end up earning higher salaries as a result, a new analysis shows.
The 'free college' proposals being floated by 2020 presidential candidates don't include private colleges. A higher education scholar asks why, especially since privates have higher graduation rates.
Engaging with diversity – a key ingredient for sense of belonging on college campuses – may involve discomfort and even tension at times.
Nationwide, state government money has become a smaller and smaller fraction of public higher education budgets.
Overall, the growth in giving to public higher ed institutions isn't compensating for a reduction in funding by the states.
Could these extra hands do more for the nonprofits they assist?
South Africa's universities are detached from society because of a waning public and civic sector that once fueled the anti-apartheid struggle. Here's what can be done.
An economist takes a critical look at a proposal to tax Wall Street to pay off the nation's student debt.