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.
Amazon's plan to invest $700 million retraining its workforce signals very soon all jobs will be STEM jobs – and higher education needs to play a bigger role.
Factors behind the hits and misses of the higher education sector in Kenya and East Africa. What needs to be done to address the problems.
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.
A scientist explains how she got a glimpse into the secret world of butterflies and her hopes of encouraging more Latinos to enter the field of science.
Just 1% of refugees in the world are able to continue education beyond secondary school.
A recent Productivity Commission report showed the demand driven system of university funding didn't increase participation rates for Indigenous students. But our analysis actually shows the opposite.
University enrolments surged from 2012-2017 due to demand-driven funding. But they were would have risen anyway, perhaps just not as quickly.
There is growing concern that China is trying to use universities to silence its critics in the West.
Student loan defaults have risen sharply, and the number-one reason is deceptive and misleading practices by for-profit institutions.
Evaluation is a critical tool for decisions on improving performance. It also assures that African universities are getting value for money from grants, donations and the like.
Many of the new proposals would leave the wealthiest students and graduates better off.
Despite the headline cut in fees, under the Augar review, students would on average be paying more.