Academic Affairs

In terms of scholarly contribution, which universities top the list?

Although U.S. News recently released its rankings for the Best Global Universities, this list from is unique in that its main focus is to measure the impact and contributions of researchers from higher ed institutions worldwide.

Who is on the positive side of the growing gender gap in higher education?

The gap exists in every U.S. state, beginning in elementary school and lasting through college graduation, according to new research conducted by the nonprofit public policy organization Brookings.

Who is on the positive side of the growing gender gap in education?

The gap in bachelor's degrees that exists in every U.S. state is evident as early as elementary school standardized testing.

New survey: Americans disagree that college is good for our common sense

The U.S. higher education system may be the envy of the world, but not all voters agree that college is the best way to get ahead or that propaganda isn't a problem in the classroom.

How higher ed can provide value and still ensure students know their options

As a former first-generation student who put herself through undergraduate and graduate school, Jana Hunzicker understands the value of persistence and earning credentials. Now Associate...

Is there a monopoly over the nation’s tenure-track professors?

Research suggests a staggering amount of tenure-track faculty are produced by only a handful of institutions, resulting in increased inequality among the U.S. professoriate.

President Series: Caring for students remains No. 1 goal at the University of Kentucky

With a mission to serve a diverse, expanding community on campus and individuals in need throughout the Bluegrass State, UK is thriving and 'inspring ingenuity.'

6 factors that can help colleges deliver better online courses, resources

Wiley’s survey of students reveals that more than 90% like some form of digital learning.

World-class: These 19 HBCUs are recognized for work as Fulbright Institutional leaders

This year's select colleges and universities are helping further engagement with the transformative international program.

New president seizes the moment, finds her ‘best life’ at Smith College

Sarah Willie-LeBreton, provost at Swarthmore College, is headed home to be a change-maker at the powerhouse women's liberal arts institution.

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