Colleges' Approaches

Colleges' Approaches
Sep 25, 2017
An alliance of 11 public research universities shows that sharing data, ideas and practices can help more low-income students graduate.

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September 25, 2017

An alliance of 11 public research universities shows that sharing data, ideas and practices can help more low-income students graduate.

October 5, 2016

Furman University seeks to set itself apart by focusing on students' career and research experience, and the liberal arts university will create a team of mentors for each student, often including faculty members.

October 9, 2015

In New York City, the health department and colleges are partnering to promote a birth control device as a way of encouraging students to graduate.

May 6, 2015

U of Maine System wants to end campus-by-campus accreditation. Would local needs and faculty voice be lost?

August 21, 2014

The community college that serves students not unlike Michael Brown is a local hub important enough that Attorney General Holder made the campus his first stop. Local students see the college as a way out.

April 29, 2014

Wake Forest U. looks to measure the lives of its students and alumni.

February 14, 2014

The University of Maine at Presque Isle is moving away from grades to competency-style education for all of its academic programs, with an announcement that both drew praise and raised questions.

June 14, 2013

Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.

August 15, 2012

Saylor Foundation's 240 free online courses now offer a pathway to college credit, thanks to new partnerships with Excelsior College and StraighterLine. But will students follow that path?

August 2, 2012

The awarding of academic credit for prior learning expands in higher education, but the process remains misunderstood and controversial. A look at students who've given it a whirl.

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