University of Texas releases blueprint of ideas for helping students graduate in four years.
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Research from Public Agenda underscores business leaders' concern over college costs, access and the impact on the economy.
February 06, 2012
Richard Schwartz offers advice on the importance of quality and value on choosing college.
February 02, 2012
Community colleges have their work cut out for them in closing the gap between student aspirations and results, a new report finds.
January 31, 2012
Annual freshman college survey shows students getting better prepared academically.
January 27, 2012
The president is pushing a series of initiatives aimed at pressuring colleges to keep tuition down and making it easier for families to compare financial aid packages.
January 25, 2012
President Obama's focus on college access and affordability in last night's State of the Union Address was welcomed in the higher education community. But his strong language of putting colleges "on notice" to rein in tuition costs left some wondering how that could be achieved in the current econom...
January 11, 2012
Many are saying the amount of debt that students take on to attend college has become a national crisis. In an essay in Inside Higher Education, Michael Bugeja goes beyond lamenting about the situation to offer concrete steps that everyone can take to reign in the costs of getting a degree. Starti...
December 28, 2011
Looking back at the most-read College Bound posts of the year, you can see a range of issues. From policymakers to parents to educators, you were drawn to stories about applications and access, completion and jobs. So, a drum roll please.....The top 10 stories, as measured by hits on this blog, fo...
December 15, 2011
For higher education reform to take hold, many say college trustees need to become advocates for change. Yet a new report out today finds many governing boards are caught up instead on short-term challenges on their campuses and defer to the institution's leadership. Still on the Sidelines: What Ro...