Academic freedom, which has existed since the early 1900s, is important to our democracy. Unfortunately, the voices of academics are increasingly absent from our national discourse. The continued erosion of academic freedom will further undermine the confidence, willingness and ability of scholars to weigh in on matters of importance to our democracy.
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U.S. college students racked up more than $1.5 trillion in loan debt. Our colleges admit many students who have very dubious prospects of graduating and/or of earning sufficient amounts of money upon finishing college to be willing or able to repay their loan obligations.
My experience at Morgan has deepened my respect for the teaching and research quality, accomplishments and potential at HBCUs and has given me greater awareness of cultural attributes from the HBCU tradition that make the high achievements of many Morganites possible.
We believe that inserting cross-examination and other adversarial, courtroom-like procedures into the Title IX investigation process will do little to bolster due process and will only cause confusion, resentment and undue burdens on an already overburdened Title IX system at most universities.
Community colleges strive to eliminate the roadblocks to an affordable college education. We believe that, when the discussion turns to the cost of quality higher education, community colleges deserve more than lip service. In fact, they should be leading the discussion.
New leaders for Trinity International U., Georgia Northwestern Technical College, Indiana U. South Bend, California State U San Marcos and Nassau Community College. …Illinois Wesleyan U president steps down. …Former presidents from McKendree U and Delaware State U have died.
McGraw-Hill is developing a new artificially intelligent tool that guides students through the entire writing process, and gives higher education instructors a way to efficiently and effectively assign and grade writing.
UMass Boston announced today the launch of [email protected], the nation’s first system of integrated behavioral health care for college students. [email protected] was developed in partnership with Massachusetts technology startup Christie […]
There has been an ongoing issue of not enough women joining STEM programs, as cultural factors play a role in why more women are not joining, however, community colleges are finding new ways in getting more women involved, as well as having them stay in the programs.
Attending a university like Texas A&M University is a dream many students with intellectual and developmental disabilities never get to fulfill. They have the same wants and desires as other students, but many universities do not have the programs available to support them.
For the first time in nearly 20 years, every four-year Virginia public college has frozen tuition, this time for the 2019-2020 school year. This year’s budget included $57.5 million for colleges to freeze their tuition for in-state students. Every school has now agreed to freeze tuition for in-state students.
A number of small colleges, including many in Massachusetts, have been forced to merge with larger institutions or close altogether. What remains unclear is how Massachusetts will be affected by the closures and what state officials and lawmakers will do to protect students and employees.
College enrollment fell nationally this spring compared with last year, and Pennsylvania’s universities and colleges were hit particularly hard, according to a new national report. Nationally, enrollment fell 1.7 percent, the report said, with about 17.5 million undergraduate and graduate students enrolled.
The explosive use of big data, predictive analytics and other modeling techniques to help understand and drive outcomes in all types of organizations has significantly increased over the past decade. Higher education institutions are no different.