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.
The top-ranked private universities have grown just 18 percent in four decades — far behind the rest of higher ed.
The recent battles over gainful employment with the Obama administration? The cozy relationship the Trump administration had with the sector? We’ve seen it all before.
A recent study estimated as many as 6.6 million people can't get their transcripts because they still owe their college money.
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.
If we care about life in rural America, we have to care about the plight of these campuses.
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?