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February 22, 2012

Revisiting the Hypothesis That Tuition Rises With Student Aid

New paper from the Center for College Affordability and Productivity offers updated view of William Bennett's hypothesis about the link between increased financial aid and rising tuition costs.

September 16, 2011

Students Expected to Pay More as Economy Hurts Colleges

Two reports out this week reflect the tough financial reality that many colleges are facing in this economy and its impact on students.

July 07, 2011

Economy Continues to Hurt Colleges; Tuition Raised

Top college administrators' outlook on the economy and the plight of their institutions is fairly pessimistic, a new survey by the Chronicle of Higher Education and Moody's reveals. When nearly 500 college chief financial officers were asked about the economy, less than one third were more optimis...

March 07, 2011

Colleges Need to Be Innovative to Support Diverse Learners

To help more students be successful in college and be prepared for the work world, experts gathered at the 93rd annual meeting of the American Council on Education, said that colleges need to be innovative and rethink the way they serve an increasingly diverse student body. Here are some ideas floa...

February 20, 2011

Improving Higher Ed. Starts With Rigor, Accountability

Here's a good overview of the ideas experts are tossing around to improve the college experience.

January 18, 2011

Study Suggests U.S. Colleges Fail to Challenge Undergrads

A national survey of college students finds 45 percent had no significant gains in critical thinking skills in their first two years of college.

November 05, 2010

More Women and Part-Timers Teaching on College Campuses

In the K-12 world, it's all about the teachers. Highly qualified ones are critical to student achievement. So, what does the teaching pool look like when students step foot on a college campus? More instructors are part time and more are women, according to a report by the National Center for Educa...

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