Efforts to get more Americans to earn a college degree steal attention from what makes up a college education, a historian of education argues.
Australia's top scientist Alan Finkel says too many poor quality research papers are being published in Australia, and the system may inadvertently encourage academics to behave badly.
Graduates of historically black colleges and universities make more than peers who went to other schools, according to new findings that refute prior research that showed they suffer a 'wage penalty.'
Many college students take math classes they've already taken in high school. Why does this happen? Is it a problem?
Australia has settled thousands of African refugees over the years yet fewer than one in ten go on to study in higher education.
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.
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.
Nationwide, state government money has become a smaller and smaller fraction of public higher education budgets.
China’s aggressive program of acquiring technology from abroad should be a cause of concern for Australian universities. Yet, our system of vetting research collaborations is clearly broken.
Universities play a significant role in the high and rising air travel footprint – and they need to do more about it.
Technology has disrupted the way universities offer courses, the types of skills we will need, and the duration for which we will need them. Here are three things universities must do to survive.
Academic research has awakened society to the scale of the climate emergency – now universities must lead the way on the solution.
There is growing concern that China is trying to use universities to silence its critics in the West.
Mindfulness aligns itself with science and academia to be seen as credible but it lacks any real evidence.
Despite the headline cut in fees, under the Augar review, students would on average be paying more.
At a special commencement ceremony for first-generation college graduates, a dean gave a speech made up of nothing but questions.
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 some Nigerian universities, wealthy female students engage in trasnactional sex for pleasure, while those that needed financial support did it for the money.
History is complex and multi-dimensional. Any response to what happened in the past should reflect this.
A shift to outcomes-based education will enable students to gain critical automation-resistant competencies to succeed and thrive in the future workforce alongside AI.