Academic Affairs

These 10 community colleges achieved excellence during pandemic

San Antonio College earns top prize from the Aspen Institute for its 'extraordinary systems' that help fuel student success.

Pew: Adults whose parents got degrees enjoy more success

The Research Center notes the large gaps that exist in completion, income and wealth for first-generation college attendees.

AAC&U selects 78 colleges for institute on racial healing

The four-day event will give higher ed leaders a chance to learn and collaborate to make change happen on their campuses.

Colleges can boost health insurance literacy with app

FAIR Health's new Consumer Classroom can help students and young adults get knowledge to make more informed decisions.

Dartmouth will use $20M gift to boost STEM diversity

President Hanlon: 'Dartmouth will pursue programs that help create a racially and ethnically diverse talent pipeline for the next generation of engineers, doctors, computer scientists, and the professors who will teach them.'

At colleges, vaccine mandates slow and lifting masks rises

Most institutions that are relaxing guidelines are strongly encouraging their communities to get preventive COVID-19 doses.

4 principles for prioritizing innovation and socialization in higher ed

Although the ‘back to normal’ saying brings promise to light at the end of the pandemic tunnel, it does not inspire progress nor sound inviting to incoming students.

Purdue expects record 10,000-plus in freshman class

The university continues to surpass its targets with a simple strategy: be innovative, prioritize students.

Could dog therapy be key to help failing students?

New research from Washington State and Virginia Commonwealth shows positive outcomes from robust interaction with animals.

Education Dept. denies for-profit’s reinstatement request

The Federal Student Aid office is highly critical of the operations of the Florida Coastal School of Law.

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