Colleges educate students, and they produce knowledge. But they also play other important roles in society that aren't regularly examined. Our reporters have shed light over the past months on those other aspects of colleges’ public missions.
As governments mull whether to expand subsidies for these programs, much of the attention has focused on community colleges. But don't forget about universities' continuing education divisions.
If you’re into non-fiction, have kids in the college search or going off to college, or work in and around campuses, this is the month for books about higher ed.
The United States has never had a coordinated national approach to international education. Now the Biden administration says it will pursue one.
Instead of going to college in a pandemic, QuangHuy Bui became a barber. As colleges turn campus life back on this fall, will students like him return to school?
Advocates argue that the delivery method’s flexibility is good for working students, and that the focus on mastering skills is attractive to employers. They've remained mostly boutique offerings until now, but that may be about to change.
A federal judge in Texas has ruled as illegal a program that has protected hundreds of thousands of undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children.
Year after year of insider appointments to Mississippi’s higher-ed governing board, Molly Minta writes, “not only raise ethical questions but are indicative of a system of favoritism that excludes the historically Black colleges and universities.”
A recent analysis found promising initial results, with wage gains for completers and evidence that students are stacking up multiple credentials, which pays off even better in the job market.
In withdrawing a Trump-era visa-rule change, the Biden administration notes overwhelming opposition to the proposal.