Current News 1 - Higher Education

‘Yes’ Team Wins Debate Over Paying College Athletes

by Lois Elfman | October 25, 2017
Two sides with decidedly different opinions on whether college athletes should be paid particip [...] Read more

Ky. Community College in Position to Help Veterans Make Career Transition

by | October 19, 2017
Over the past five years, West Kentucky Community and Technical College has built a comprehensi [...] Read more

Landry Leans on Experience to Lead ACE

by | October 17, 2017
American College of Education (ACE) president and interim provost Dr. Shawntel Landry leads a n [...] Read more

New President Aims to Continue Morehouse Mission of Molding Leaders

by Joseph Hong | October 16, 2017
The Board of Trustees at Morehouse College concluded a six-month search when it voted on Sunday [...] Read more

Western Governors University Grows Into Its Role

by Catherine Morris | October 12, 2017
Western Governors University has gone from pioneering to normalizing competency-based education [...] Read more

Community College STEM Students Getting ‘Nudged’ Toward Success

by | October 11, 2017
Are text-based “nudges” the answer to helping students succeed in school? Up to a point, ma [...] Read more

Experts: Time for Plan to Aid Underserved Students

by Tiffany Pennamon | October 10, 2017
A report released last month by American College Testing showed that only nine percent of under [...] Read more

Community Colleges Seek Continued Support in Closing Skills Gap

by | October 5, 2017
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) briefed Congressional staffers on legisla [...] Read more

University of Maryland Receives $220 Million Donation

by Joseph Hong | October 4, 2017
An alumnus broke records at the University of Maryland on Wednesday when his foundation gifted [...] Read more

Discussion of Affirmative Action Impact on Asian American Students Rolls On

by | October 3, 2017
In an Education Writers Association higher ed session Tuesday, key figures debated whether affi [...] Read more

More Study Abroad Opportunities Needed for Students of Color

by | October 2, 2017
According to NAFSA, the Association of International Educators, students of color made up only [...] Read more

Experts: Institutionalizing Programs at AANAPISIs is Essential

by | October 1, 2017
One of the best ways for Asian American, Native American and Pacific Islander students to move [...] Read more

Fresno State President Takes Pride in Identifying With Students

by Catherine Morris | September 28, 2017
Like many of the students he currently serves at Fresno State, President Joseph I. Castro was t [...] Read more

Evaluation Tool Gives Writing Instructors a Helping Hand

by Tiffany Pennamon | September 27, 2017
A web-based evaluation tool is allowing writing instructors to spend more time improving studen [...] Read more

4 Basketball Assistant Coaches Charged in College Bribery Scheme

by Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press | September 26, 2017
Ten men — including a top Adidas executive and four college basketball assistant coaches — [...] Read more