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Sabrina Siddiqui

McCain Attacks Obama Over What He Wrote About Russia In College | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Tuesday drew from a new source in arguing that President Barack Obama has been too 'soft' on Russia: An ar...

Meet Obama's Favorite College Leader

Politico | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

The next time President Obama touts a new higher education plan, look around. You’ll likely find Nancy L. Zimpher in the background. Zimpher, the...

Are Elite Colleges Worth the Price Tag?

Dedrick Muhammad | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Dedrick Muhammad

When choosing a college, remember that tuition cost shouldn't be the only way to calculate the value of your degree -- investing in schools with better internships, contacts or special programs can help you continue to build wealth years after you graduate.

Flawed From the Start: The President's New Plan for Higher Education

Christopher B. Nelson | Posted 10.30.2013 | College
Christopher B. Nelson

All of us know that more must be done. But is this plan a good solution? The "best value" rating system may seem plausible at first glance, but there can be no doubt that it will do much unintended harm to higher education in America.

The Freedom Not to Choose

Dr. Antonio Pérez | Posted 10.26.2013 | College
Dr. Antonio Pérez

By the very act of forcing the dialogue, Obama has led us on a crucial and courageous first step toward a better and more equitable bargain -- not just for the middle class and the millions of students who can't afford to attend college, but for the nation.

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...

New Tool Eases College Process

The Miami Hurricane | Posted 05.02.2013 | College
The Miami Hurricane

With the College Scorecard, students have a service that wouldn't be provided elsewhere. Even if students research colleges on their own, they are more likely to find information that is skewed, biased or disorganized.

Can the Next President Put Public Universities Back on Top?

Gene D. Block | Posted 11.21.2012 | College
Gene D. Block

The bottom line is that we all need to be held accountable, but those of us who work in public higher education can't do it alone. America's success is fundamentally connected to the state of our education system.

'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 ...

New Plan to Cut College Costs? Been There, Done That

Patrick O'Connor | Posted 05.01.2012 | Detroit
Patrick O'Connor

Asking colleges and states to take on more of the cost of reforms will lead to bigger tuition increases, not smaller ones. Something must be done, but experienced educators will tell you this "new" plan isn't the way to go.

Stop Starving Public Universities and Shrinking the Middle Class

Robert Reich | Posted 04.30.2012 | College
Robert Reich

Santorum needn't worry. America is already making it harder for young people of modest means to attend college. Public higher education is being starved, and the middle class will shrink even more as a result.

Santorum's College-Faith Argument Is Off Base

Posted 07.28.2014 | Politics

The Following post first appeared on Rick Santorum is off base when he criticizes college as a place where young people lose their ...

Jason Linkins

Ed Henry Would Like To See Obama's College Transcripts, For Some Reason | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.17.2012 | Politics

With Romney's GOP rivals now loudly calling for him to release his tax returns, the logical push-back against President Barack Obama is for the White ...

Obama Approval Rating Increases Among College Students

Posted 05.31.2011 | College

Endurance we can believe in? According to a new survey from the Harvard Institute of Politics, young adults still overwhelmingly like President Bar...

Meet Obama's Favorite Professor

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Despite his lofty claim to fame as Barack Obama's favorite professor, Roger Boesche doesn't let the compliment inflate his ego -- or define his teachi...

Obama Expresses Support For College Aid In State Of The Union

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

President Barack Obama pledged support to reestablish America as the global leader in higher education in his State of the Union address last night. ...

Sam Stein

Obama To Young Voters: 'You Can't Sit Out' In 2010 | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a conference call with college journalists on Monday, President Obama made a direct pitch to the young voters who flocked to his campaign two years...

Obama Stresses Higher Ed In University Of Texas Speech

AP/Huffington Post | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

AUSTIN, Texas -- Deep in the land of George W. Bush, President Barack Obama swept through Texas on Monday to gather Democratic cash and votes, poundin...

Obama College Photos To Go On Display (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Photos of President Obama as a college student are rare. But 21 of them are about to be shown publicly. They come from a collection of thirty-six phot...

Obama: The College Years (SLIDESHOW)

Time Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Time magazine has posted a slideshow of Obama's college years, taken by an aspiring photographer named Lisa Jack, to run with its selection of Obama a...

Sam Stein

Gossip Girl And MoveOn Cut Ad For Obama | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics released a new television ad on Tuesday that, like some other Democratic-leaning groups this election season, encourages youth to persuade ...

McCain & Obama: Two Visions of America

James Zogby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James Zogby

Senators John McCain and Barack Obama, each in their own way, tell a story about America, who we are and where we are going. These are their personal narratives.