In a city like Appleton, Wis., knowing the mayor means you can get more done, even if you don’t always agree.
One professor says trustees should shift policies to use large endowments to help their universities in economic crises.
One thing the pandemic is making clear is just how porous the borders are between town and gown.
The Education Department is still determining whether the money that wealthy universities are giving up can even be redistributed to other colleges.
A lot of that is left up to the colleges so, from a broad, national perspective, those questions of impact could be hard to measure.
Weeks into our global health crisis, here’s how our perspective has changed. Plus, where relief money is headed. And what’s missing in the land-grant college origin story.
Colleges will have to look ahead to how the pandemic will affect future resources and spending.
As the spread of coronavirus continues to close campuses, leaders worry about how differences in internet access and housing and food insecurity will impact students as changes continue.
Twenty-one states have some type of free-college program, and polls show a strong majority favors free tuition at public colleges.
Public flagships and regional state colleges are devoting part of their institutional aid to non-needy students.