The town shows how a partnership among educators, parents, and the broader community can foster the idea that college will contribute to success — whether or not graduates return home.
May 17, 2022
The county's five largest nonprofits, including three universities, pay 11% of what they would owe in property taxes if they didn't receive exemptions and abatements.
“The city and the university are intertwined at many levels," the mayor said, "and the future of our region depends on each of us thriving.”
January 26, 2022
Those two universities present tremendous opportunities for rural Orangeburg, S.C., but the city has long let the area around them deteriorate. A new project brings hope of making this into more of a college town that serves its students.
January 11, 2022
The mayoral transition comes at a pivotal point: The pandemic amplified existing enrollment struggles at many schools. Many college students are dealing with issues outside the classroom that can impact what happens inside it. And the state has an ambitious goal of having 65% of its residents earn a certificate, credential, or degree by 2025.
January 11, 2022
The question has taken on new urgency for the University of Akron and its neighbors after two people were killed at a party this fall.
December 13, 2021
“In a way, we, as an institution, have been preoccupied with some challenges that we’ve had,” the university's president said. “I think as we move out of those, we need to become now more of a community partner.”
June 22, 2021
The last year revealed a relationship that is interdependent — and very imbalanced.
June 4, 2021
A task force led by the Santa Cruz city and county governments is calling on UC Santa Cruz to make five binding commitments restricting how — and where — it builds.
April 26, 2021