A recent gift by billionaire Robert Smith to pay off the student loans of 2019 graduates of Morehouse points to the potential of America's black elite to pay off all black students' college loans.
Urban Prep Academy in Chicago made a name by boasting about its 100% college acceptance rates for graduating seniors. A founding teacher at Urban Prep explains why that statistic is misleading.
The College Board is adding a new 'adversity score' to the SAT to take students' socioeconomic backgrounds into account. Will the move correct long-standing disparities in the college entrance exam?
At a special commencement ceremony for first-generation college graduates, a dean gave a speech made up of nothing but questions.
More schools are deciding to scrap the tradition of naming a valedictorian – just as students from diverse backgrounds are becoming the first of their background to win the honor.
Although the end of the semester can be a stressful time for students, embracing the stress can help students deal with it better than trying to avoid it, a well-being expert argues.
Researchers find promising results for two programs patterned after the Meyerhoff Scholars Program, a renowned initiative launched at UMBC in the 1980s and known to increase diversity in STEM.
When scandals take place at a college, the natural reaction for some people is to avoid the school. But two economists suggest potential applicants think hard about their decision.
As the nation prepares to watch the Final Four, a sports scholar examines new information that shows how college athletes make money for their schools, coaches and corporations – but not themselves.
While the first year of college can be stressful, using the time between high school graduation and the college drop-off to prepare can help ease the transition, two educators say in a new book.
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.
Recent blackface scandals that involve college yearbooks have overshadowed how yearbooks also chronicled important turning points in the history of US higher education, a historian argues.
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.
T.M. Landry College Prep, facing allegations of abuse, is known for getting students from poor backgrounds into Ivy League schools. An education scholar says the school's focus was misplaced.
Officers with college degrees were significantly more likely to pull over drivers for less serious violations, search drivers or their vehicles and make arrests on discretionary grounds.
A new virtual campus tour project in North Carolina could change the way students in rural or otherwise remote areas are able to 'see' prospective colleges without ever leaving their high schools.
A researcher set out to interview Asian-Americans on the front lines of the debate about race-conscious affirmative action in higher education. What she found is that the policy is poorly understood.
Undergraduate statistics degrees have tripled in the past decade. Is 'statistician' really the sexy new job?
A communication studies professor purposefully antagonizes students to show how putdowns and other forms of negative criticism can impact student learning.
A handful of high-profile executives have humanities degrees. But those standouts make up a small proportion of the total pool of American executives.