Unlike after previous recessions, public higher-education spending is stubbornly down. And in some states, a bigger and bigger share of what they do spend on public universities and colleges is going to such things as employee pensions, not instruction.
By Luba Ostashevsky, The Hechinger Report
What can be done to effectively aid the two-thirds of graduates who leave school with an average $30,000 in debt?…
By John Wasik
Is college worth the financial cost? Here's what parents and students need to know to make the best financial decision when it comes to deciding on which college to attend.
By Paul Solman
This fall, Mount Holyoke College in Western Massachusetts became the second all-women's college in the U.S. to begin accepting applications from transgender students.
By Kirk Carapezza, WGBH
By Simone Pathe
The latest rankings of four-year colleges and universities come from Money Magazine, but the top schools in this list may catch some college-ranking connoisseurs by surprise.
By Joseph Fruscione
With adjunct professors constituting over 70 percent of college and university faculty, former professor Joe Fruscione explains why adjuncts are petitioning the Department of Labor about their working conditions, and why the real losers in this situation are the students…
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