Students’ access to high-demand classes should not depend on whether they can pay extra for the privilege. The legislature should reject a bill that would set up a two-tier fee system for some community college classes. State and education officials should find a better solution to the space shortage in must-have classes than letting those with more financial resources skip to the head of the line.
This year's crop of college graduates is walking across the stage and into a still-tough job market, and Andy Chan, vice president of personal and career development at Wake Forest University, says many of them haven't been well-served by traditional career counseling.
In a resignation letter, Saunders highlighted FAU’s progress in academics and student success, but also noted “there is no doubt the recent controversies have been significant and distracting to all members of the University community.”
At a time when health and safety issues have rattled football to its core, some members of the Penn State community can't fathom why one of the country's highest-profile and most-scrutinized college sports programs would do anything that might lessen athletic health care.
The circumstances of 18-year-old high school graduates beginning their bachelor’s degree programs at four-year residential colleges are different from that of 30-year-old single parents seeking short-term occupational certificates to find jobs. A new report released by a panel of higher education experts recommends changes to the Pell Grant system to better serve the growing numbers of nontraditional students.
A major bond rating firm has taken notice of the turmoil at the top of Pima Community College. Moody's Investor Service has affirmed the college's healthy credit rating for now, but issued a "negative outlook" for the school on Monday.
Jackson Community College (Mich.) is moving ahead with plans to drop the word “community” from its name because it now offers some four-year degrees. The college also hopes to lure more international students.
A bill that would fund dozens of construction projects for community and technical colleges statewide sailed through the House Education Committee without opposition Tuesday, even as critics warned that it could mean financial disaster for the state.