“Something indeed is seriously amiss in U.S. higher education,” says Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa, authors of the book Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. Read more
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Top provider of basic research funding to US higher education hopes that a narrower set of evaluation criteria will aid black scientists and better retain expert reviewers Read more
The colleges that rank highest for the most transparent merit scholarships provide clear, easily accessible information on the awards and the criteria they use, according to a new analysis. These leading schools also figure merit scholarships into their Net Price Calculator projections. Read more
Texas judge Mark Pittman, who, on November 10, paused the forgiveness program, charging the executive with 'unconstitutionally exercise[ing] ‘legislative powers’ vested in Congress.' Read more
A former University of California San Diego scholar has gone viral this week due to a TikTok video she posted in which she talked about how to “decolonize a classroom” and how she decolonized her teaching. Read more
Whether Twitter is destined for a fast, slow or no downfall at all remains to be seen. But some in academe aren’t waiting: they are heading for Mastodon or other platforms. Read more
College completion rates flattened this year, with slight and similar decreases in the number of white, Black, and Latinx graduates compared to 2021. Read more
Institutions have long sought to improve the credit transfer process. A new report from Ithaka S+R outlines strategies to help students earn credit for all types of higher learning. Read more
A booklet released by Inside Higher Ed and sponsored by Amazon’s Web Services Department details numerous ways to '[build] an inclusive culture.' Read more
The role of college president is a difficult one at the best of times. But with an increasingly volatile political landscape in the US, now is an especially hard time to please all constituencies. Read more