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Top Five Tips for Parents Whose Students Are Off to College for the First Time

Keith Wade | Posted 07.29.2014 | College
Keith Wade

We've seen a lot of anxious parents over the decades. Take a deep breath -- it will be okay, we're going to take good care of them -- and read these top five tips.

Inequality Deepens on University Campuses

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 07.25.2014 | College
Lawrence Wittner

As the incomes of the 25 best-paid public university presidents soared, the livelihoods of their faculty deteriorated. Students comprise another university constituency that is faring poorly.

College Rankings Foster Socioeconomic Disparity

Dr. Devorah Lieberman | Posted 12.17.2013 | College
Dr. Devorah Lieberman

Insignificant changes in the rankings among elite institutions often make the headline news in national media. This raises false perceptions among parents and policy makers alike about the veracity and the realities of rankings, and further contributes to the growing income disparity between the wealthy and those of modest means.

The Most And Least Expensive Private Colleges And Universities

us news | Kelsey Sheehy | Posted 09.16.2013 | College

This story comes to us courtesy of U.S. News & World Report, where it was originally published. Private colleges and universities are known for sma...

Looking at the President's Plan for Higher Education

Dr. Devorah Lieberman | Posted 10.29.2013 | College
Dr. Devorah Lieberman

How, as educators and leaders of these institutions, can we ensure that we are providing our new and current students with these experiences and these post graduation opportunities?

Improving College Affordability: The Ball Is in the States' Courts

Elsa Nunez | Posted 01.12.2013 | Education
Elsa Nunez

The excitement that typically surrounds college acceptance letters coming into households around the country is now being tempered by more than a little trepidation. The cost of college combined with a troubled economy means tough choices for prospective students.

Good News About Rising Tuition

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 10.04.2012 | College

-- It's what passes for good news on college costs these days: Private colleges and universities increased tuition 3.9 percent this fall, a rate well...

Goodbye Corporate University, Hello Amazon Learning

Marcus Buckingham | Posted 11.05.2012 | Los Angeles
Marcus Buckingham

It's striking, given our increased appreciation for people's unique contributions to our society, that learning and leadership development models are still mostly viewed as one-size-fits-all. Why?

Tyler Kingkade

California Lawmakers Side With College Students On Proposed Cuts

HuffingtonPost.com | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 03.08.2012 | College

A controversial proposal from Democratic California Gov. Jerry Brown to slash grant funding for private school students was defeated on Wednesday, aft...

Is Going To An Elite College Worth It?

nytimes.com | JACQUES STEINBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

AS hundreds of thousands of students rush to fill out college applications to meet end-of-the-year deadlines, it might be worth asking them: Is where ...

Private College Salaries Of More Than $1 Million Paid To 23 Presidents

AP | JUSTIN POPE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The fast-growing group of millionaire private college and university presidents hit a new record in recent years, and it's likely more college leaders...