Enrollment slide reaches new low among Pennsylvania’s state universities

With integration of several institutions on the way, numbers continue to decline.

After reports of two suicides, this university is giving students a mental health day

The University of North Carolina faces another crisis moment, offers breaks and resources to community.

Fundraising dramatically successful at 2 women’s colleges in spite of COVID disruptions

Donors to two women's liberal arts colleges have been showing their strong beliefs in the institutions' missions—in a very big way—even as higher ed navigates COVID's disruptions.

Northwestern names Rebecca Blank, UW-Madison Chancellor, as next president

She will become the university's first woman in that position, taking over for Morton Schapiro in summer of 2022.

Biden team revives Office of Enforcement to protect students with federal aid

Four new divisions, including an investigations group, will perform oversight of colleges and universities to ensure compliance.

Jury finds 2 parents guilty of bribery, fraud in Varsity Blues scandal

Wilson, Abdelaziz convicted of using influence, money illegally to get their children into elite universities.

Do college degrees offer best financial outcomes for all students?

On average they do, but race, gender and fields of study might determine future wealth for some individuals.

San Jose State president resigning after fallout from sexual abuse scandal

Mary Papazian will vacate the position in December, a stunning departure at one of nation's most transformative universities.

How California’s $47B investment in higher education could help students

Governor Newsom approves several bills aimed at boosting affordability and transfer options at public institutions.

More than 500,000 public service workers with student loans to get relief

The U.S. Department of Education is improving the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and giving credit due to borrowers.

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