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.
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.
A political scientist explains how a new commission that wants to measure the economic value of a college degree could end up devaluing the liberal arts.
In order to regain public confidence, universities must take steps to show citizens that investments in higher education are well-spent, an education professor and university professor argue.
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.
Obama's college scorecard could help students be more discerning when choosing colleges. But could it skew information? Will elite colleges rise to the top?
The pursuit to get into the best colleges has taken out the joy of learning from students' lives.