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A Silicon Valley ‘Evangelist’ Who Doesn’t Bash Higher Ed

The hundreds of college trustees and presidents in the audience here Sunday might have been forgiven if they flinched a bit when Jaime Casap started speaking about his background as Google's primary advocate for "trying to bring technology into the education space."

100 top colleges vow to enroll more low-income students

College access and affordability: It's a common topic in higher education — because college is the one place that can really be a catapult when it comes to moving up the economic ladder.

Protected Speech, a ‘Perfect’ Political Target

Randa Jarrar's case at Cal State Fresno has attracted national attention, much of it arguably undue. Will she be punished? It's hard to say, given academe's unpredictable track record on discipline for faculty social media snafus.

Economists’ communication problems extend to social media

Economics is a discipline with a communication problem: its practitioners have struggled to gain traction in debates over the rise of populism globally and, in the UK, were the target of Brexit campaigners who claimed that the people in the country had “had enough of experts”.

Mount Ida College executives received pay increases as deficit widened

The board of trustees at tiny Mount Ida College, which plans to close and sell its Newton campus to UMass, repeatedly boosted the compensation of president Barry Brown and other top executives between 2013 and 2016 while the school's debt load increased, according to public filings.