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When college tuition goes up, campus diversity goes down

Drew Allen, Princeton University and Gregory C. Wolniak, New York University As college tuition continues to rise at a staggering rate, people tend to worry...

Choosing the wrong college can be bad for your mental health

Noli Brazil, University of California, Davis and Matthew Andersson, Baylor University Going off to college might be a source of anxiety for some students, but...

Why double-majors might beat you out of a job

Matthew J. Mayhew, The Ohio State University and Benjamin S. Selznick, James Madison University Two college majors are better than one. That is the...

Just competing in March Madness is a fundraising win for the...

Brad Humphreys, West Virginia University The NCAA men’s basketball championship, better known as March Madness, raises big bucks even if the players aren’t paid. In...

This $75 million gift might make higher ed question its obsession...

Peter E. Knox, Case Western Reserve University During his unsuccessful campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, Marco Rubio made the dubious (and grammatically unsound) assertion...

Why I teach a course called ‘White Racism’

Ted Thornhill, Florida Gulf Coast University The need for students to learn about racism in American society existed long before I began teaching a course...

More colleges than ever have test-optional admissions policies — and that’s...

Joseph Soares, Wake Forest University Back in the 1980s, Bates College and Bowdoin College were nearly the only liberal arts colleges not to require applicants...

The emotional challenges of student veterans on campus

Ann Cheney, University of California, Riverside This Veterans Day, Americans will honor the heroism and sacrifice of the nearly 22 million men and women who...

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Principal: school doesn’t work for most kids

By Rebecca English, Queensland University of Technology “Secondary school, at least, only really works for about a third of students,” according to Templestowe College principal...