Chronicle of Higher Education
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At some public regional universities, the foundationâs conservative politics have made it a tough sell. But a growing number of prestigious institutions now are among the top recipients of Koch funding.
The department announced on Wednesday that it had approved 12,900 requests for student-loan forgiveness from borrowers who said they had been defrauded by the now-shuttered for-profit college.
The legislation could discourage charitable giving, would tax some rich collegesâ endowments, would tax some top-paid workers at nonprofit organizations, and would limit a key revenue stream in major college sports.
In a day of marches, lobbying, and civil disobedience, undocumented students fight against time to make their case to Congress.
In 2015, private nonprofit colleges minted 158 millionaires. Their institutions would have to pay a 21-percent tax.
Kentuckyâs Berea College, which charges no tuition and serves primarily low-income students, will probably have to pay a 1.4-percent tax on its endowment earnings after a revote on tax legislation.
Professors hope a federal experiment will prove that offering Pell Grants to prisoners is a good investment. Itâs just as likely, though, that the program will be shut down by its political opponents.
Special classrooms now available at the University of Maryland at College Park are making faculty members rethink the way they engage students.
How can scientists turn their work into solutions to societal problems? Hereâs a primer for discussion about what the true mission of university research should be.
Fraternities, havens of good times, darker events, and sometimes both, have been accused of fostering excessive drinking and indifference to studentsâ health. Hereâs what colleges are trying to do about it.
A survey finds that the share of professors who have adopted open-licensed textbooks has risen to 9 percent from 5 percent in just two years.
A Tufts University professor created a catalog of the recurring themes in the space sagaâs universe.
The small college's decision makes it both an outlier and model of recent trends in general education.
Leadership dramas. Controversies big and small. Failing colleges. And the game of bingo. Those are just a few of the themes and stories that The Chronicleâs individual subscribers read the most this year.
The Republican legislation is headed for votes in Congress without a tax on graduate-student tuition waivers but with a tax on big college endowment earnings.
Among campus leaders, Michael S. Roth might be President Trumpâs fiercest critic. He explains why he thinks campus leaders should jump into the political fray.
The institutions see dwindling state support, but donors appear to like their missions.
William H. McRaven will resign in May from the top post in the 14-campus system.
Steven Lubet got interested in the field after reviewing Alice Goffmanâs controversial 2014 book, On the Run. He thinks some ethnographers have an accuracy problem. Can a legal perspective help?
Projected shifts in the applicant pool prompt doom-and-gloom predictions at many institutions. But Nathan Grawe, an economist at Carleton College, says the forecast varies from campus to campus.