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Don't Take Out College Loans For Your Child If You Plan To Retire Soon
By Geoff Williams
If you’re going to ignore conventional wisdom and prioritize your kid’s college over retirement, do it carefully.
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Duke Official Steps Down After Telling Students Not To Speak Chinese
Megan Neely in the medical school's biostatistics master's program warned that it was "impolite" and could have "unintended consequences."
Michael Bloomberg Donates $1.8 Billion To Johns Hopkins University For Financial Aid
The record gift aims to open the "door of opportunity" for lower- and middle-income students.
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No, Affirmative Action Has Not Made Asian-Americans The 'New Jews'
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I literally wrote the book on the subject.
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Dear Parents: It's Time To Reconsider Whether College Is Worth It
Let's stop overselling the benefits of a traditional college education to a generation that can't afford it.
Why I’ll Still Put 'Asian' On College Applications Even If It Costs Me Admission
Rebecca L. Stevenson
, Guest Writer
A life where I am not Indian is a life where I am not myself.
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Higher Education Should Be A Remedy, Not A Tool, For Anti-Native Racism
, Guest Writer
Only about 13 percent of Native Americans have earned a college degree.
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Beyoncé, Me And The HBCU I Should Have Gone To
, Guest Writer
Why didn’t I go get an education somewhere that professors would tell me about the brown bodies that my books forgot or purposely omitted?
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The Real Threat To Campuses Isn't 'PC Culture.' It's Racism.
Tressie McMillan Cottom
Academics, especially academics of color, have been left vulnerable to attacks from racist trolls.
Cleveland State University Student Speaks Out After LGBTQ-Threatening Poster Appeared On Campus
Fliers were posted across Cleveland State University’s campus, encouraging queer students to kill themselves. The University has condemned the posters but says free speech makes it “difficult” to ban the messages.
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From 'Unruly Hearts' To Open Minds: Intellectual Diversity In The Age Of Polarization
Michael S. Roth
President, Wesleyan University
Commencement was over, and we had awarded diplomas to the more than 800 graduates in a timely way. I had made remarks, as
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Universities Could Lose Thousands Of Federal Dollars Because Of Clerical Errors
The Education Department rejected West Virginia University's grant application because it rounded up by $2.
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Are Universities Responsible Persons?
Sebastian Porsdam Mann
If institutions can have the rights of persons, should they not also be subject to the corresponding responsibilities?
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White Men Of Academia Have An 'Objectivity' Problem
P.L. Thomas , professor of education (Furman University, Green...
The standards of "credibility" in academia far too often dismiss minorities and their perspectives.
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What To Do Instead Of Going To College (Or After You’ve Already Gone)
CEO of Rich20Something
No matter where you are right now, you must start the process of rethinking what it means to do your “life’s work.”
Breaking The Cycle Of Poverty: The Big Opportunity Ahead
Students Rising Above
Award-winning nonprofit that enables low-income, first-generat...
Third, the Hub is a cost-effective way for high schools and colleges to achieve their mission. Most educators want to provide
The Agile Mindset: Learning for the Future
Robert E. Johnson
President, Becker College
Local Community Hit Hard When College Closes
Brian C. Mitchell
Higher ed advisor, director of Edvance Foundation; former coll...
Impact of College's Closure on Local Community Cannot Be Ignored In the end, all politics is local. America can continue
The Association of American Colleges and Universities Embraces Design Thinking
John M. Eger
Zahn Professor of Creativity and Innovation is also the Van De...
But what is it really? I asked a few of my colleagues at San Diego State University (SDSU) about design thinking. Joe Alter
Rethinking the College Mental Health Crisis: Do Bubble Wrap and Special Snowflake Myths Prevent a Vision for Needed Change?
Dr. Kristen Lee
Recovering Perfectionist, Behavioral Science Expert, Author of...
3. Do the math. Mental illness isn't simply a result of thin skin, but a complex interplay of what's known as biopsychosocial
Curiosity Killed The Cat... How Inquiry Makes For A Personal And Successful College Career
Marcia Y. Cantarella, PhD
Author and Consultant on Higher Education, Access and Diversity
The most important thing to be in college is curious. Asking questions is how you make your college experience your own -- you make it personal.
The Meaning And Purpose Of The University
President and Professor of Government, Eastern Kentucky Univer...
Amidst the cacophony of issues and debates and feelings swirling about our campuses today, we would be well served to reflect on this primary focus and, even more basic still, think about the word "university" itself and its meaning at its core.
Can American Universities Protect Democracy?
Ford Foundation Professor of the Practice of International Edu...
The president’s executive order that severely restricts immigration from Muslim nations impedes the work of higher education.
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