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Public Higher Education -- The Great Equalizer

Karen S. Haynes, Ph.D. | Posted 06.20.2015 | Impact
Karen S. Haynes, Ph.D.

All public institutions of higher learning are facing uncertain economic conditions and shrinking or unpredictable public investment. But regional publics are not taking the turmoil of reduced funding lying down.

Why Obama's 'America's College Promise' Is a Bad Idea

Steve Siebold | Posted 03.22.2015 | Politics
Steve Siebold

The President is expected to announce in his State of The Union Address tonight a plan to make community college free. It's called "America's College Promise," and while that might be welcome news for community college students around the country, it's another example of wasteful government spending.

Opening the Doors of Elite College: What It'll Take

Lillian Zepeda | Posted 11.04.2014 | College
Lillian Zepeda

When I transferred to NYU, my dream college, the experience was starkly different. Catering to traditional students -- younger than I was, financially dependent upon parents and without children -- NYU fell short in addressing my needs.

Let's Be Honest About Graduation Rates

Gary A. Olson | Posted 11.30.2013 | College
Gary A. Olson

I am sensing a disturbing trend emerging from recent discussions: a movement to measure an institution's success and relative affordability by its four-year rather than the traditional six-year graduation rate.

Why College Is Still Essential

Frank A. Weil | Posted 08.04.2013 | Impact
Frank A. Weil

We just returned from a 60th college reunion, where we renewed numerous old friendships. Not surprisingly, given the setting, there was a lot of talk ...

Preparing Students For A Lifetime Of Success

Nancy Carriuolo | Posted 08.27.2012 | College
Nancy Carriuolo

We do not just train students for particular jobs; we prepare them for a lifetime of change and adaptation and provide them with the most important skill of all: the skill to learn new skills.

Adams State College President Declines A Raise

Posted 12.03.2011 | Denver

The president of Adams State College is deferring his own 11 percent raise until his employees can have salary increases too, according to a report by...

WATCH: University Students Snap Up Community College Seats

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Anna Bloom and Maggie Fazeli Fard The ...