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Apprenticeships Help Students Earn College Degrees Without Debt

The issue of college affordability permeates national news and has been a prominent talking point during the 2020 Democratic primaries. The issue has become...

Apprentice Network Creates a Pipeline of Diverse Talent in Chicago, and...

An apprentice network that started in Chicago to train future employees for the corporate sector as they pursue a free college education is now...

Growth in Racial Diversity Among Architects is Slow, but Experts Say...

Despite recent evidence showing racial diversity in the architecture field is growing slowly, prominent Black architects refrain from calling the increase an achievement. They...

Universities Build Culture by Promoting Disability as an Identity

Progressive universities recognize they must go above and beyond what the law requires to include students with disabilities on campus. Simply providing accommodations according...

Inclusion for Black Mathematicians: A Q&A with Edray Goins

In 1925, Indiana resident Elbert Frank Cox graduated from Cornell University and became the first African American to earn a PhD in mathematics. Nearly...

Recent Study Debunks Assumptions about First-Generation Students

Campus Labs, a higher education data collection and software company, has released the results of a study comparing educational attitudes of first-generation students to...

Report Shows Income Distribution at Many Colleges Remains Unequal

A new report that examines how U.S. colleges affect economic inequality found that 38 higher education institutions, including five Ivy Leagues, have more students...

ITT Technical Institute to Permanently Close All Campuses

In response to the federal government’s recent ban on ITT Technical Institute enrolling new students who receive federal financial aid, the for-profit college chain...

College Students Express Increased Concern Over Career Preparedness, Study Shows

A mere 40 percent of college seniors report feeling that their college experience has been very helpful in preparing them for a career, according...

Amherst College Drops Colonial-Era Mascot

After a yearlong debate, Amherst College in Massachusetts — one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the nation — recently announced its...

College Completion Rates Drop for Second Year in a Row, Report...

The percentage of college students who graduate within six years of entering their degree program has dropped again this year, according to a report...

Hillary Clinton Announces Plan to Increase Affordability, Improve Access to College

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton unveiled a $350 billion plan on Monday to make college more affordable in order to ease the financial burden...