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Bad Precedent or Unique Case?

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear an appeal of a case that major higher education associations (and some judges) said had major implications for academic freedom in doctoral education.

Colleges as country clubs

Today's plush campuses ply students with absurdly lavish goods and services. No wonder it's so hard for them to pay their bills when they get out in the real world.

Erasmus budget could be cut by 15%

The European Commission is considering a fifteen per cent cut to its budget for the Erasmus exchange programme from 2014 to 2020, in the face of demands for austerity cuts among member states ...

EdX Rejected

After months of wooing and under close scrutiny, edX was rejected this week by Amherst College amid faculty concerns about the online course provider's business plans and impact on student learning.