Beginning in July 2024, the Department of Education will hold colleges and universities on a tighter leash regarding their graduates’ employment outcomes. For-profit colleges, along with all institutions that offer non-degree certificate programs, will need to demonstrate that their graduates can afford their debt payments and earn more than adults who did not receive a postsecondary education. Read more
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The historical disconnect between teaching and research makes it easy to restrict expression without provoking much outrage Read more
The consequences of the Coalition’s job ready graduate scheme mean the costs of some courses have ballooned up to 140% over the last five years Read more
Some media outlets were quick to trumpet a Kent State University study which suggested a possibility that primitive female hunters may have been able to kill as well as males if they used a specific weapon. Read more
Many astronomers are no longer asking whether there is life elsewhere in the Universe. Read more
A committee of 14 people representing student loan borrowers, higher education institutions and other stakeholder groups will kick off discussions about student loan forgiveness Oct. 10. Read more
In reviving controversial gainful employment rule, administration also worries traditional institutions by requiring they publicly report their own graduate salary data Read more
What began as a data breach among a few private universities at the turn of summer has now expanded into an interconnected web of compromised Social Security numbers, birthdates and school records that has claimed students and retired faculty alike. Read more
University students are more at risk of depression and anxiety than their peers who go straight into work, according to a study, suggesting mental health may deteriorate due to the financial strain of higher education. Read more
New York University recently announced that it will forego investments in any company primarily engaged in fossil fuel extraction or discovery. Read more