The furor over Stephen J. Trachtenberg’s comments about sexual assault highlights a challenge for institutions whose former leaders maintain outsized public roles.
Mandates from the federal government could help colleges deal with "equity gaps" not only for men of color but also for other disadvantaged groups, a report says.
Some analysts are sounding alarms about President Obama’s rating system, and they’re focusing on concepts like risk adjustment and "education deserts."
Many don’t have jobs, live with their parents, and pay too little attention to the news, a new book finds. Colleges must shoulder their share of the blame.
A new book about the Class of 2009 shows how economic measures that judge institutions can overshadow their civic and intellectual missions.
Many graduates, the authors found, were struggling at that age. Cast your mind back and see how adrift you were—by taking this scientifically unsound quiz.
When Edward B. Burger was named the new leader of Southwestern University last year, it struck many as an unconventional choice.
College men accused of rape say the scales are tipped against them.
George W. Hilton, an emeritus professor of economics at the University of California at Los Angeles, wrote more than a dozen books about railroads and other transportation.
Transitions: U. of Maryland Chooses Public-Policy Dean From U.N.; Medical Division Chief at Duke Goes to U. of Arizona
Robert C. Orr, the new public-policy dean, is an assistant secretary general at the United Nations.
David C. Iglesias is the new director of the J. Dennis Hastert Center for Economics, Government, and Public Policy at Wheaton College.
Selected New Books on Higher Education