November 10, 2004
This publication describes the major characteristics of American higher education and important issues that challenge it, linking back as appropriate to essential philosophical underpinnings of American higher education history.
An Overview of Higher Education in the United States: Diversity, Access, and the Role of the Marketplace
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March 27, 2015
In this morning’s headlines, The Chronicle of Higher Education looks at a GAO report asking the Education Department (ED) to look into why so many students who have received federal Teach Grants have had their grants changed to loans. Inside Higher Ed reports on the results of an audit looking at how ED is enforcing regulations designed to crack down on colleges' use of incentive compensation, and The Boston Globe looks at competency-based education. These stories and more below:
March 25, 2015
As the ACE Fellows Program celebrates its 50th anniversary this academic year, 47 emerging college and university leaders have been selected for the 2015-16 class.
Huron Consulting Group, in cooperation with ACE, has released a Huron Education briefing titled, “Academic Education Incubators: Emerging Models and Strategic Considerations for Leaders.”
March 23, 2015
Early bird registration ends April 1 for the Institute for Leading Internationalization, scheduled for June 7-9 in Alexandria, VA.
Congress took the first major step toward a FY 2016 budget last week with the passage of budget resolutions in the House and the Senate, both of which propose to greatly restrict available funding for student aid and research.