How a professor’s reckless theories contributed to the current crisis in the humanities.
An ill-timed strike by academic workers could stall the engine, and expensive follow-up lawsuits by students could compound problems and trigger a whirling financial freefall.
Walmart rolls back tuition costs and the economy is booming–so why are more colleges closing? Plus, interesting stats about wage growth for entry-level workers and smartphone use by teens.
During this peak graduation season, I’ve enjoyed perusing the latest commencement speeches posted on YouTube. The best one I’ve seen so far comes from Ben Nemtin, speaking to graduates at the University of Utah: brief, funny, and motivating!
How does the world of higher education intersect with the world of employers and their hiring needs? Dr. Sean Gallagher, strategist at Northeastern University, offers insights into the future of university credentials and hiring.
Concerning the cost of college by 2033, the 10 cheapest college towns in America, and the latest on the NCAA’s “one and done” rule!
A new generation of educational vendors now combine canned content with personalized, structured assistance for job placement. We feature seven interesting startups in this area.
Cynics proclaim “college is dead” and the public’s contempt for higher ed is growing. We review five key causes behind this unfortunate situation.
In another example of the “early college” trend, a Pennsylvania college has launched an innovative program where high school students can complete college credits–or even an Associate’s Degree–prior to graduation.
-Fresno State English professor Randa Jarrar, responding to a critic in the midst of her expletive-laden tweet stream celebrating the death of Barbara Bush.