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Social Mission Should Be Part of College Ranking Equation

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 11.03.2013 | College
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

Over Labor Day Weekend nearly 300,000 college and university students descended on Boston to begin another academic year, bringing with them energy, v...

College Accountability and Common Sense

Susan C. Scrimshaw | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Susan C. Scrimshaw

My deepest concern is the intention to rate colleges and universities in part on the earnings of graduates. The message this sends to our youth, and to our educators, is "Forget the professions which serve critical societal needs, but which won't make you rich."

Obama Bus Tour Rolls On

Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

By JULIE PACE, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUBURN, N.Y. — President Barack Obama gets back on the road Friday for the final leg of a two-day bus tour ce...

What Will Candidates Actually Do About College Costs?

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 12.24.2012 | College

President Barack Obama has rallied college students at dozens of campuses, touted his record on student aid and needled Republican challenger Mitt Rom...

'Half Of My Generation Didn't Get Up And Go To A Job This Morning'

Reuters | Posted 10.28.2012 | College

* Obama seeks to energize campus vote as students start classes * Reminds students of healthcare benefits under Obamacare ...

Obama Takes On College Costs In An Effort To Woo Young Voters

AP | By BEN FELLER | Posted 04.24.2012 | College

WASHINGTON -- Wooing young voters, President Barack Obama is on a blitz to keep the cost of college loans from soaring for millions of students, takin...

Obama Gets Tough On Higher Ed

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 04.22.2012 | College

WASHINGTON — Access to college has been the driving force in federal higher education policy for decades. But the Obama administration is pushin...

College Presidents Wary Of Obama Cost-Control Plan

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 03.31.2012 | College

WASHINGTON — Fuzzy math, Illinois State University's president called it. "Political theater of the worst sort," said the University of Washingt...


AP | Posted 01.25.2012 | College

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is proposing to keep college affordable by yanking federal aid from colleges that don't keep tuition down and pro...

Joy Resmovits

Can Obama Deliver On His College Affordability Promises? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.09.2012 | College

NEPTUNE BEACH, Fla. -- When Joe Biden traveled here last week with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan to host a town hall on college affordabilit...

What Did Obama Discuss In His Closed Door Meeting With College Presidents?

Posted 02.05.2012 | College

WASHINGTON -- A meeting Monday between President Obama, university chancellors and presidents, and experts on higher education cost and productivity a...