Dozens of people in Colorado and Pittsburgh shared their personal experiences with student debt. Borrowing for college can open up opportunities, their stories show, and it can narrow them, too.
An entire political party, it seems, has lost faith in their public colleges. In one Idaho town, an us-versus-them mentality is quickly solidifying.
Roughly half of the nearly 800 sworn officers employed by California’s two public-university systems are white, compared with less than a quarter of students.
Black students report substantially less trust in their colleges than white students, corresponding with many long-term problems in higher ed.
They are underrepresented at our best colleges and overrepresented at some of our worst.
In places like Craig, Colo., the local college looms large. Can it retrain residents? Can it help diversify the economy? Can it help a region reimagine its future?
As national higher ed debates focus on issues of cost and racial equity, one sector’s problems loom large.
They're not always trying to be something they're not. Very few are on the brink. And why don't we consider them prestigious?
Democrats are taking control in Washington, the pandemic is upending yet another semester, and states are reckoning with deep cuts.
What 2020 taught us about the role of higher ed in society